EA Partners with Indie Studios to Launch 3 Bold New Games | Tempemail

Sourced from Game Tribute. Electronic Arts has revealed three new EA Originals games and confirmed a new partnership with Final Strike Games. Hazelight Studios’ It Takes Two, Zoink’s Lost in Random and Final Strike Games’ Rocket Arena will be published under the EA Originals label, which was established to work Continue Reading

Google pilots new program to help indie studios self-publish on Stadia

In brief: Google is continuing its push to get more content onto its Stadia platform. It is now offering development kits and funding for projects to small studios that commit to supporting Stadia. Along with the kickbacks and equipment, the Unity team will provide technical assistance to developers in the Continue Reading

Blade Runner is being remastered for consoles and PC by Nightdive Studios

What just happened? Nightdive Studios, the Washington-based video game company best known for modernizing classic games like System Shock and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, has partnered with film production company Alcon Entertainment to create a remaster of 1997’s Blade Runner. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition will feature updated Continue Reading

Head of Sony Studios confirms rumors of Horizon Zero Dawn PC port

Something to look forward to: Another former PlayStation 4 exclusive is coming to PC. Sony has confirmed that Horizon Zero Dawn will hit PCs this summer. Its launch will proceed two other exclusives — Red Dead Redemption 2 slated for November 5, 2020, and Death Stranding, which may arrive late Continue Reading

Little Dot Studios acquires Wing to ramp up sports production- Tempemail

Little Dot Studios, the digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media, has made its first acquisition in London-based production studio Wing. Wing, launched in 2007 by husband and wife team Will and Tessa Ingham, helps studios and brands create digital content, particularly in sports. It shot the Olympic Torch Continue Reading

Treyarch Studios co-head departs after 13-year stint

The big picture: Despite the odds, the Call of Duty franchise remains remarkably popular, having staved off fatigue for far longer than many expected. Innovative features like the aforementioned zombie mode, the trendy new battle royale mode and a continued focus on multiplayer components have no doubt contributed to its Continue Reading

Disney drops Fox name from production studios- Tempemail

Ten months after buying 21st Century Fox’s properties for $73.1bn, Disney is removing the Fox name from two major production studios. The 85-year-old 20th Century Fox film studio will be renamed 20th Century Studios, and Fox Searchlight Pictures will be called Searchlight Pictures. According to Variety, while dropping the Fox Continue Reading

BBC Studios appoints Nicki Sheard as chief marketing officer- Tempemail

BBC Studios has turned to Nicki Sheard to guide its global marketing strategy as chief commercial officer. Veteran marketer Sheard is no stranger to the broadcaster having previously served as head of marketing for BBC News and VP marketing at Candy Crush maker King, before accepting the top marketing role Continue Reading

Licence to create: Bond studios ask creatives to make their mark on 007 franchise- Tempemail

007 himself is inviting Bond fans to make their mark on the franchise, with Daniel Craig launching a fan poster competition for budding creatives ahead of the release of No Time to Die. MGM, Universal Pictures and EON Productions have unveiled a global initiative that will challenge the most creative Continue Reading

Google acquires Typhoon Studios to ramp up Stadia content development

In context: Google has picked up another studio to help with in-house content development. The move marks the internet giant’s continuing effort to make its Stadia cloud-gaming platform relative in a time when game-streaming is still in its infancy and has not proven itself to players as a better alternative Continue Reading