The messages posted by angry gamers on social media or the responses collected through player surveys may not always be the best indicator for a developer because the replies may be untruthful. Developers may also struggle to find success in gameplay trends if every other developer has the same idea. But with the games industry being so rich in potential and with there being such a need to stand out, developers must use all of the tools that they have at their disposal in order to find video game success – and feedback on social media and elsewhere is definitely something to be taken into account. … [Read more...] about How Do Game Developers Identify Market Trends?
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According to MMOCulture, Nexon bought an additional 30% stake in NAT Games, giving the Korean publisher a 48.3% stake in the company and making them the controlling majority. The deal went down just in time for Overhit’s global release later this year. You can catch a preview of the upcoming game's characters after the break. … [Read more...] about Nexon Acquires Control Of Mobile Game Developer NAT Games
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If you had to play an hour of Battlefront II a night for a couple of days to unlock Darth Vader reliably, it’d be a mild irritation at best; you couldn’t just jump in and start at the top, but you wouldn’t feel like it was being held hostage. That is a sense of pride and accomplishment. Finishing out my “Commander of Argus” achievement in World of Warcraft gave me a sense of pride and accomplishment, because it took time but also felt rewarding and fun along the way. It wasn’t just a matter of tediously grinding for hours every day and knowing that money would just finish it. … [Read more...] about The Soapbox: The long tail of game development isn’t an excuse for gouging
A: War Rage is a war game in this game industry, innovation is our key conception in the beginning. We never worry about competing with other 3A games, since that is what we have to face. The industry is such a great place where so much of our imagination can be realized under technology, making our dreamy War Rage coming true. Action with real-time tactics, faction war...everything is so cool. Yes, innovation is the highlight of War Rage, and it will never stop. … [Read more...] about MMOSiteInterview with War Rage Game Developer