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 jobs by the end of this year, doubling its development team. Velan was started in 2016 by Guha and Karthik Bala. The brothers are best known for their first company, Vicarious Visions, which is now based… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The shift in Facebook's agreements with publishers for video content, first hinted at in January, appear to be moving forward, "multiple sources" told Kurt Wagner of Recode. Wagner reported that while the new pacts still include payment for Facebook Live videos, they encourage publishers to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal

In a sign of more regional activity to come, the International Publishers Association has entered a new partnership with UNESCO's CERLALC. The post IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gazelle Book Services signs deal with Kumon Publishing

Book distributor Gazelle Book Services has signed a deal with learning provider Kumon Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HCG signs 'Tea Consent' video creator in two-book deal

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a book about consent by Rachel Brian, the animator and creator of the ‘Tea Consent’ video. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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V V James' thriller scoops TV deal with Game of Thrones studio

V V James’ fantasy novel Sanctuary (Gollancz) will be adapted by Entertainment 360, the television studio responsible for “Game of Thrones". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Wonderbly signs TV development deal for Lost My Name

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Patricia Cornwell signs world rights series deal with Amazon Publishing

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Gardner’s Head of Zeus deal leads flurry of indie publisher signings

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Amazon Publishing signs major Catherine Cookson deal

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