Tag: Devcom

How Turkey’s Recontact will put cinematic games on the map with London title

Turkey has become a productive hub for games studios with companies like Gram Games and Peak Games. And now Instabul-based Recontact wants to put the place further on the map as the producer of cinematic mobile games — which Recontact calls its “cinematographic” style. I sat down recently with Simay Dinc, cofounder and producer at […]

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How Yager designed The Cycle for co-op or player-vs-player combat

Yager Development has a rich history of making high-quality games, from Spec Ops: The Line to Dreadnought. And now it has launched The Cycle in early access on Windows PC. The Cycle is a competitive quest shooter, where you can compete against other Prospectors on the planet of Fortuna III, or you can collaborate with […]

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The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction

When President Donald Trump met with video game leaders about violence in games in March 2018, the industry worried he would use games as a scapegoat for mass shootings. Instead, Trump showed his cards to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida). After the game industry made its case — that the U.S. is the only country where […]

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Utomik crosses more than 1,000 PC games for subscription download service

Utomik said it has more than 1,000 PC games available for its subscription download service, and the company said its user activity has doubled compared to a year ago. Doki Tops, founder and CEO of Utomik, said in an interview with GamesBeat that the company is focusing on “double-A” titles from independent game developers. The […]

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Devcom delivers the European perspective on gaming

While the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) had a shaky year in the U.S., Europe’s Gamescom event is going quite strong. Last year, Europe’s biggest game event drew 370,000 people, most of them fans who came from 114 countries. The next Gamescom is coming August 20 to August 24 in Cologne, Germany, and it will be […]

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