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Growth in the UK Video Games Industry

Expect a lot of growth in the UK video games industry in 2017.

TIGA, the network for game developers and the wider video games industry, recently reported that the UK games industry is set to grow significantly in 2017. TIGA surveyed 50 game business of various sizes, and they found the following. First, 88% of the survey participants plan to increase their workforce.iu 72% of survey participants reported that they would supplement their ...

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The Creation of Ghost Recon Wildlands’ Reactive World

Ghost Recon returns with Ghost Recon Wildlands in March 2017 with a sprawling open world.

Ubisoft’s decision to use Bolivia as a model for the world in Ghost Recon Wildlands is exciting because of the scope and variety that it suggests. Snowy mountaintops, salt flats, expansive fields and sprawling villages all offer a lot of potential for a Tom Clancy game. Of course, Bolivia is a massive place, so Ubisoft decided wisely to not try ...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: the challenges of the future

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The Microsoft Virtual Academy has kicked off a new challenge for developers and those who are interested in software development, called the Know It – Prove It Challenge. Through the Microsoft Virtual Academy, tech enthusiasts can make use of the services and resources made available through the platform in order to create their own software solutions in the cloud or ...

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Square Enix Outsourcing Development for Final Fantasy XV

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Yesterday at the Taipei Game Show, director of Final Fantasy XV Hajime Tabata announced a partnership with XPEC, a Taiwanese development firm. Tabata explained that the outside help was required for finishing the game, since the latest installment of the famous franchise was such a “large scale project.”  Alongside Tabata onstage, XPEC CEO Xu Jinlong and Chairman Aaron Hsu expressed their ...

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The Last Guardian still in the works, likely a PS4 exclusive

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The Last Guardian is one of those games we keep hearing about from time to time through various rumors that don’t actually tell us anything specific. So, in an attempt to keep up with this tradition I present to you another such rumor, although this time around there’s actually a bit of real evidence to back it up. Game creator Fumito ...

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New Fallout 4 details emerge, but can we trust them?

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There is certainly no shortage of rumors regarding Fallout 4 these days, but sadly no actual information coming from official sources at the moment. Word on the street is that Bethesda is actually spreading rumors about the game in order to get the hype train going by the time it launches. And when will that be exactly? Well, most reports are ...

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Microsoft Studio in charge of Gears of War development

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Rod Fergusson, the game studio manager from Microsoft Black Tusk will be embarking on a mission to deliver Gears of War fans the best gaming rush they have had so far. After over a decade of experience, he states he is truly excited about creating the sequel of Gears of War, and talks about the challenges that lie ahead in ...

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Casey Hudson leaves Bioware, development of Mass Effect 4 well underway

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Bioware just revealed via Twitter that Casey Hudson is no longer with the company unfortunately. Hudson has been one of the most prominent figures at Bioware since…well…forever. He worked on highly acclaimed titles such as Neverwinter Nights, MDK2, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and was the lead developer of the Mass Effect trilogy. Presumably he was supposed to maintain ...

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