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PUBG: Battlegrounds manufacturer Krafton took a minority stake Eternal heaven developer Far From Home.The South Korean company will aim to support Far From Home with ongoing development Eternal heaven and future projects.Far From Home CEO Andrzej Blumenfeld said the deal further underscores his belief in the strength of the studio’s development team and their creative vision. “While we can quietly finance the work of our studio through sales Eternal heaventhe capital infusion from Krafton will provide important funding diversification and security for us in the long term,” Blumenfeld added.“We are delighted that Krafton believes in our vision and wants to…

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Embracer Group chief Lars Wingefors told investors he still wants to fulfill a promise he made in 2016 to stay with the conglomerate for at least 25 years.Wingeforce made that promise in 2016 when Embracer moved forward with its IPO, noting that it still has “17 years to deliver on it [promise].”Assuming it reaches that goal, that means it will last until at least 2041. The longtime boss reminded investors of his unwavering commitment to open letter published earlier today in tandem with Embracer’s statement that it would division into three autonomous companies to look for “winning” business formulas.”My journey…

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The Electronic Software Association is still not involved in efforts to preserve the games.Last week, the lawyer Steve Englund asked about the possibility of allowing libraries to keep old games. In response, he said that currently “[no] a combination of constraints [ESA members] will support remote access.”In 2023, the Video Game History Foundation revealed 87 percent of games released before 2010 have not been preserved in any quality at the moment. Attempts made earlier by the Library of Congress were stopped by the ESA, which stated that rely on publishers take care of these efforts on your own.As an alternative,…

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El Paso, elsewhere from developer Strange Scaffold and Xaloue Nelson Jr. makes the slow-motion leap to film.trans Deadline, Atlanta actor Locketer Stanfield has been tapped to star and produce the adaptation. Directors Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Colin Stark are also producing the film, the former, through their Di Bonaventura Pictures banner.A third-person shooter released last year as a love letter to the old PlayStation 2 action games, namely Series Max Payne. Stanfield will play James Savage, a detective tasked with stopping his former vampire Janet from destroying the world.At the time of exit, El Paso, elsewhere received solid reviews and…

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British developer Atomicom is no more, and Starlight Games has been formed in its wake. The new studio, led by Psygnosis and alumnus Gary Nichols, has already hired great design director Nick Burcombe.trans Gaming industry, Starlight will effectively replace Atomicom as the developer. The entire team has been rebranded and will continue to work from the same office in Liverpool.Burcombe, who became one of the authors of the original destroy is developing a futuristic sports game. Starlight also has a strategic sci-fi project in development, as well as several Unreal Engine Fortnite experiences.Starlight currently has no deals with a major…

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Customer retention is of paramount importance for game studios, as acquiring new customers involves significant costs. In Game Analytics 100: The Retention Curve, East Side Games’ Russell Owens delves into an important aspect of customer retention in the gaming industry. What will you learn? Importance of keeping: Customer retention is critical for game studios, as acquiring new customers is expensive compared to retaining existing ones. day-n save: Measures the proportion of players returning to play the game n days after installation, providing information on player engagement. Retention curve: Sums up the day -n retention by predicting a player’s retention for…

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Brackeys is probably one of the biggest, if not the biggest, tutorial YouTuber for the Unity game engine. In 2020, Brackeys abruptly went out of business, posting a farewell video on YouTube. That seemed to be the end of this influential channel until the complete Unity fee fiasco happened and Brackeys released the following statement on Twitter: The key part is: Many of you have been asking us to create new content for a series of tutorials on alternative game engines like Godot. Followed by “I can only say that I have begun to study Godot.” Well, it looks like…

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This is the Swedish conglomerate Embracer Group transformation into three autonomous public companies which will reflect its interest in unique market segments.The move will see Embracer realign some elements of its video game business into a new company called Coffee Stain & Friends, which it claims will be “the leading and most innovative developer of community-driven PC/console and mobile games “.”As a stand-alone company, Coffee Stain & Friends will be able to better demonstrate its high profitability and strong cash flow profile, combined with an improved ability to recover and allocate resources to opportunities to maximize long-term value creation,” it…

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In an exciting development for fans of cartoon entertainment and old-school video games, Comedy Central has unveiled plans for a new animated series based on Sega’s seminal 1989 video game: Golden Axe. Aimed to captivate viewers with its unique blend of humor and adventure, the ad has already created much anticipation among viewers who are eager to witness the comedic prowess of the show’s talented cast and crew. Led by Emmy-winning actor Matthew Rhys, known for his outstanding performances in The Americans and Perry Mason, along with beloved actor Danny Pudi, known for his role in the hit series Community,…

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JOTD is certainly no stranger to Indie Retro News, especially with Amiga Arcade conversions/ports announced such as Moon Patrol, Donkey Kong, Tetris 1200 (AGA), Super Bagman, Karate Champ, Galaxian500 and our personal favorite Super Xevious. Well, it looks like he’s not going to be taking a break from gaming news anytime soon. He recently announced the first game version of the Amiga conversion of Phoenix Arcade: Taito’s 1980s fixed-screen arcade shooter, with a later release in 1983 for the Atari 2600.(loser version. No sounds but otherwise works despite some minor issues).Dev Notes from JOTD in a nutshell: “Another simple task,…

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