Gdc-europe-2012

08.14.12
GDC Europe 2012: F2P developers should expect 70 percent initial user drop
08.14.12

GDC Europe 2012: F2P developers should expect 70 percent initial user drop

Batting .300 is the gold standard for free-to-play games, according to former Empire: Total War d...

By J. Reahard,   08.14.12
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08.14.12
GoldenEye 007's multiplayer was added last minute, unknown to Rare and Nintendo management
08.14.12

GoldenEye 007's multiplayer was added last minute, unknown to Rare and Nintendo management

You might know that the multiplayer mode for GoldenEye 007, the seminal N64 shooter, was only added...

By Richard Mitchell,   08.14.12
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08.14.12
Get your sea legs on with Assassin's Creed 3's Naval trailer from Gamescom
08.14.12

Get your sea legs on with Assassin's Creed 3's Naval trailer from Gamescom

Who's that dashing sea captain with the ragged hair? Ah, of course – it's the half-Native / h...

By B. Gilbert,   08.14.12
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Industry vet Don Daglow on how failure is a tough sell for American gamers
08.14.12

Industry vet Don Daglow on how failure is a tough sell for American gamers

Americans, according to Don Daglow, have trouble with failure, especially when it comes to their ga...

By Richard Mitchell,   08.14.12
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08.14.12
'Half-Life 3' pops up on Gamescom product listing
08.14.12

'Half-Life 3' pops up on Gamescom product listing

Is Valve showing Half-Life 3 at Gamescom 2012? One product list from the event's official page cert...

By B. Gilbert,   08.14.12
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08.14.12
Seen@GDC Europe: The adorable video that led to GoldenEye 007
08.14.12

Seen@GDC Europe: The adorable video that led to GoldenEye 007

When Martin Hollis first pitched GoldenEye 007 to Rare boss Tim Stamper in 1995, he had worked as a...

By Richard Mitchell,   08.14.12
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08.13.12
Majority of profit from Dragon Age: Origins DLC was from launch DLC
08.13.12

Majority of profit from Dragon Age: Origins DLC was from launch DLC

"Having something post-ship is absolutely essential," BioWare director of online development Fernan...

By J. Conditt,   08.13.12
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08.13.12
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs will take lessons from Dear Esther
08.13.12

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs will take lessons from Dear Esther

One of the keys to creating Dear Esther, said thechineseroom's Dan Pinchbeck, was allowing the play...

By Richard Mitchell,   08.13.12
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08.13.12
World of Tanks was rejected by publishers as 'cheap Asian stuff'
08.13.12

World of Tanks was rejected by publishers as 'cheap Asian stuff'

Since its release at the end of 2010, Russian tank MMO World of Tanks has grown to become a globa...

By Brendan Drain,   08.13.12
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