Osprey develops first video game

Osprey has developed its own video game, the first in a planned series, slated for release this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Troy video game developer Velan Studios signs publishing deal with Electronic Arts

The Troy-based independent game developer Velan Studios has teamed up with one of the giants of the video game industry. Velan announced Tuesday that Electronic Arts Inc. will be the publisher for its first original game for consoles, PCs, and mobile. The studio also said it will be adding 40... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Timothy Leary-developed video games found in New York Public Library archive

The New York Public Library recently discovered a treasure trove of video games in its archives created by psychedelic evangelist Timothy Leary. Over 375 floppies (talk about flashbacks) containing a "dozen or so" games developed by the LSD-advocate in the '80s -- some are playable via emulation... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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STREET WRITER: The literary video game we didn’t know we needed.

Tired of the subtweets? The peevish reviews? The [gasp] indecorous email sign-offs? Do you wish the literary world would just conduct its brawls out in the open for all to see? Well, now you can fight along at home with Street Writer, Maxwell Neely-Cohen’s absolutely wonderful literary homage to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-04 14:06:11 UTC ]
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The Hugo Awards will have a video game category in 2021

For the first time in its storied history, the Hugo Awards will honor a video game. The annual literary award has avoided recognizing the medium for years, but present circumstances being what they are, it will make an exception at the next World Sci... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 22:04:25 UTC ]
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Can a Video Game Express Modernist Values?

AS AN EXPRESSIVE MEDIUM, video games have a strange way of reducing central concepts of modernist art and theory to basic operational elements. The technical specifications of “point of view” that have preoccupied novelists since the turn of the 20th century are crudely literalized within game... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-31 17:00:02 UTC ]
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404 Ink lands Donnelly book on video games and mental health

Indie 404 Ink has landed a part-memoir, part-investigation of how video games can positively impact mental health from journalist Joe Donnelly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 16:31:20 UTC ]
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Snag 8 awesomely fun Lego video games for just $12 while you still can

It’s Friday, and the Humble Store’s offering some dirt-cheap gaming gratification to kick off the weekend. The Humble Lego Games Bundle includes a total of eight games available as Steam codes, and paying just $12 or more unlocks every one. Don’t delay, though: This Humble Bundle expires on... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-05-17 14:02:00 UTC ]
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Game developer Rebellion is opening its own UK film and TV studio

The UK game developer behind Sniper Elite is opening its own film studio where it plans to shoot a Judge Dredd TV series and Rogue Trooper film. Rebellion, which also created the PSVR tank shooter Battlezone, nabbed the rights to the comic books afte... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Osprey unveils 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell' board game

Bloomsbury division Osprey Games is launching a game, "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A Board Game of English Magic", based on of Susanna Clarke’s cult novel. Coming in June 2019, the game - inspired by the 2005 bestseller Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (Bloomsbury) - will see players... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline scoops McNeil's history of video games

Headline will publish a book about the history of video games by comedian and gaming expert Steve McNeil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ready Reader One: Game Developers Look Toward Comics

Comics publishers and video game developers prove a natural match, with overlapping fan bases and complementary content making for eye-popping revenue opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Significant Zero' and 'Blood Sweat and Pixels' Review: Taking On Game Development, and the Demon That Is "Crunch"

Two recent books take readers into the pressure cooker that videogame development can so often become. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hack: Publishers Game Facebook By Posting Pictures As 'Videos'

Credit: Illustration by Tam Nguyen/ Ad AgeIf you can't beat the system, game the system.Facebook has made it clear that it will prioritize and reward publishers who post video on the platform. But publishers lacking in video content need not wory, though: One new tactic involves posting static... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Audience Network Added a Rewarded Video Option for Game Publishers

Facebook Wednesday introduced an ad format for its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network designed specifically for game publishers. The social network said in a blog post that McKinsey projects ad spending by the gaming sector to reach $6.9 billion by 2019, adding that research from game... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game Developer Ubisoft Launches Book Line

The creator of the wildly popular Assassin's Creed franchise is launching an in-house publishing line that will debut in November with two titles based on the action-adventure game. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terraria video game publishing programme announced

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s is set to publish a series of books about Terraria, a video game that allows players to build their own environment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral video: Star Trek Beyond and Game of Thrones meets Family Guy

Laughing Star Wars Chewbacca mask lady drives James Corden to work, Simpsons actor has a treat for graduates and a very happy wolfGame of Thrones fans who enjoy the cutting jibes and razor-sharp wit of Tyrion Lannister will love our Family Guy parody featuring Stewie Griffin as the Peter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook levels up its live streaming service with new video tab and developer tools

Facebook is doubling down on its investment in video with a new tool that will help hardware makers build devices to stream live to the social networking service. The new Facebook Live API will let publishers and hardware makers build tools that connect with the social network's live video... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Great Graphic Novels About Video Games

While comic books based on video games are easy to find, comics about gaming are few and far between. Here are 10 great examples of comic books about gaming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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