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Small game development studios are on the rise in the UK, as trade body TIGA revealed that 59 percent of all UK studios employ a permanent staff of four employees or fewer. The number is a significant jump from TIGA's report last year, which found that 50 percent of UK studios had similarly petite...

June 23rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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While our blogging and editorial team seems to be having relatively few issues with the recent iOS 7.1 update, we've heard of some other people having major problems. So we'd like to know if things have gotten better or worse for you, and in what ways. Let us know what you've experienced for bett...

March 17th 2014 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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A recent survey conducted by app marketing firm Swrve found that 50 percent of all free-to-play mobile game revenue comes from only 0.15 percent of players. The survey, reported by VentureBeat, finds that big-spending players, or "whales," often determine a free-to-play game's financial success. S...

February 27th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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The Game Developers Conference has released the results of its second annual State of the Industry survey, highlighting trends toward self-publishing and PlayStation 4 platform development. More than 2,600 developers responded to the survey following last year's GDC event, with twenty percent noti...

February 18th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Whether you love Battlefield 4 or despise its constant crashes and tendency to lose save files, EA wants to hear from you. The publisher has issued a survey to members of the Battlefield 4 community which first asks players to rate the likelihood that they would recommend Battlefield 4 to a friend...

January 6th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft recently sent out a survey to fans about the future of the Assassin's Creed series, IGN reports. The publisher seemingly asked players for thoughts on a hypothetical pirate-themed game similar to Assassin's Creed 4 that would take place outside the series. The survey reportedly asked whethe...

December 6th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Nielsen's mobile report for Q3 2013 shows that more and more teens have convinced their parents to get them smartphones, especially during back-to-school season. Usage of non-dumb devices among those in the 13 to 17 year-old range has reached 70 percent, a nice 12 point growth over September last...

October 30th 2013 at 5:05am 0 Comments
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Was there ever an innocent survey that didn't harbor dark agendas and terrible secrets? We're inclined to think "no," so a recent email survey of Diablo III players by Blizzard has raised a few eyebrows around these here parts. The studio is polling players to see what they think of potential pric...

October 10th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments