GameMaker Studio 2 has received a major update, which brings support for the next generation of games consoles and adds full localisation for several major languages.
According to Take 2, the service enjoyed its busiest year ever last year and garnered a 28% hike in revenue for the company. Those numbers look set to continue climbing too, with Take 2 having announced it will be bringing a standalone version of GTA Online to PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.
The BAFTA ward-winning Observation finally hits Xbox. The game is also currently available on Steam, as a bundle with the equally award-winning Stories Untold (which has also had trading cards added) all for a whopping 65% off.
APB Reloaded hit the PC as a free-to-play title in December 2011. Since then, 5.8 million players have spent 40 million hours, creating over 10 million customised characters. Now developer Reloaded Productions and publisher Ravenscourt have brought the game to Xbox One. APB Reloaded puts drops players onto the streets of San Paro where they join either the... Continue Reading →
Heads up, Halo fans. To celebrate the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, the team at XBL Gamerhub are celebrating for a whole month. The community has partnered with Xbox itself to bring weeks of game style goodness to the site. We spoke to Gavin Divers, the CEO of XBL Gamerhub, who told us: We have... Continue Reading →
One of Scotland's most prolific, yet relatively unknown developers is Richard Adams, aka Oxygen Addict. He has released over twenty titles, covering a wide range of genres and platforms, from the hedgehog-based adventure of The Legendary Tales Of The Heroic Dan McSpikerton, to Sick Kids Save Point: Hospital Quest, created to support the games-based charity. Now... Continue Reading →
One of the major stories from this week's E3 is the return of Crackdown. The free roaming, sandbox cops n' robbers game is back and Dave Jones is at the helm. The original was created by Dundee's Realtime Worlds, while the sequel, Crackdown 2, saw Ruffian Games take over development. Dave is of course the... Continue Reading →
As part of Dundee University's ongoing series of Saturday evening lectures, Chris van der Kuyl, the man behind VIS and 4J Studios, will be speaking on the 31st of May at the Dalhousie Building from 18:00-19:30. Chris is a highly experienced entrepreneur and chairman of both the Tayforth Group and 4J Studios. His expertise combines start-up, development... Continue Reading →