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As the game market floods, are publishers back in style?

Some data from a recent Game Developers Conference State of the Industry survey has got me thinking about trends in self-publishing. …


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Advice on entering the Chinese mobile market from a local dev

“If you are a medium-sized or small-sized studio, intent on working with a big name publisher in China, I’d like you to know that you aren’t not good enough just not lucky enough. So here is some advice.” …


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Nintendo exits the Brazilian market, citing high import duties

No more Nintendo hardware or physical games for the South American country, as high taxes and no plans to manufacture consoles locally means the business won’t work out. …


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Nintendo exits the Brazilian market, citing high import duties

No more Nintendo hardware or physical games for the South American country, as high taxes and no plans to manufacture consoles locally means the business won’t work out. …


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Chinese game market rivals US

A report from the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association pegs the country’s gaming revenues this year at about $ 18.5 billion, a 38 percent increase year-over-year, reports Xinhua. Mobile and social games saw the most dramatic increases …
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The Witcher 3 dev: The market is afraid of badly-polished games

When CD Projekt RED delayed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to May 19, 2015 earlier this week, the developer said it saw “many details that need to be corrected” in the game before it was ready to launch. The group’s President and Joint CEO Adam Kicinski ad…
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China’s mobile game market: What you need to know, from the inside

“I spoke with three Chinese mobile game publishing companies to get the latest perspective on the Chinese mobile game market and the opportunity for Western developers to publish in China.” …


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6 tips for success in the Chinese mobile game market

A quick guide to what it takes to make it in the Chinese mobile market — from partnerships to localization tips and an explanation of what kinds of games Chinese users most enjoy. …


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Xbox One Celebrates One Year On The Market With Free Downloads And Giveaways

One year ago today saw the launch of the Xbox One. In celebreation, Microsoft is offering some freebies to early-adopters, and sharing some statistics.

Over the last 365 days, players have earned over 11 billion Gamerscore from Achievements, and spent more than 2 billion communal hours playing the console. Forza Motorsport 5’s Welcome to Forza Motorsport Achievement, Titanfall’s Build Yourself Achievement, Destiny’s Ship Rite Achievement, and Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Spatial Awareness Achievement. Players should also be receiving a personalized e-mail detailing their own gaming statistics, if they opted in to that short of thing.

Freebies include a Year One Gamer Picture, new Xbox One backgrounds, a free rental of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, a free rental of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods, and a sampler pack of Dragon Ball Z TV episodes. There's also the chance to win free games and premium content, which you can find out more about on Major Nelson's blog.

[Source: Major Nelson]

 

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This is a pretty cool way to recognize an otherwise innocuous anniversary. I am especially excited about the chance to see
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods for free.

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GameStop down year-on-year, and the stock market doesn’t like it

Today, GameStop shared its quarterly results, and they show a year-on-year decline for the retailer, despite the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One coming into their second holiday. …


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