All News tagged with 'Industry News'

Trophy Talk Podcast Episode 39 - Hitman 86ed

From a slow news week to quite a busy one. But don't worry, the team has you covered! We've got all your deep Sega back catalog cuts and furry animal character creating fantasy fulfilling needs!

Posted yesterday by Brandon Fusco, 0 comments

Tom Holland Will Star as Nathan Drake in Upcoming Uncharted Movie

The rising star who played Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, got picked to play Nathan Drake in the coming live-action movie, directed by Shawn Levy.

Posted 2 days ago by Lea Sumner Bertelsen, 4 comments

E3 2017 Presentation Times

In the days leading up to Tuesday, June 13th, many publishers hold presentations at E3 2017 to reveal all of the big titles on which they're working. Now, that presentation lineup is confirmed.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

New BioWare IP Delayed, Mass Effect Potentially Put on Backburner

EA is looking forward to the next 12 months, but not everything has a rosy outlook. BioWare has reportedly been downsized to a support studio and their new IP has fallen out of the FY18 window.

Posted 14 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Square Enix And Hitman Developer IO Interactive Part Ways

Eight years on from controlling the company after the purchase of Eidos in 2009, Square Enix have announced that they are parting ways with Hitman developer IO Interactive.

Posted 14 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Trophy Talk Podcast Episode 38 - Everything Derailed

This week, we discuss the wonderful world of trademark protection! Also, did you know that Horizon: Zero Dawn just got an upgrade to the photo mode? Time to take some pictures!

Posted 14 days ago by Brandon Fusco, 0 comments

Call of Duty Counts Down to WWII

If you've been on the internet in 2017, you've probably seen the rumor that Call of Duty would be returning to a World War II setting this year. While it's not technically confirmed, it's all but there thanks to a new countdown.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Bandai Namco Teases New Project With #PrepareToDine

Bandai Namco has teased an upcoming title with a short video. According to the prolific publisher and developer, the footage is "original animation inspired by a new title in development by Bandai Namco Entertainment."

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Next Star Wars Battlefront and Need for Speed to Be Shown at June's EA Play

EA has revealed more details about their upcoming event EA Plays. As you may remember from a few months back, this is the pre-E3 event that EA has forgone their usual E3 Sunday briefing in order to host.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Playstation 4 Games Coming to Playstation Now

Three weeks ago, Sony revealed they were ending their Playstation Now service on some platforms. This was to allow them to focus on developing the service for Playstation 4 and Windows PC users. They start with PS4 games.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

TT Podcast Episode 29 - It's Not Dead, Just Delayed

We've all been there. You're looking at a game on your storefront of choice, saying that you've already got a huge list of games you bought and haven't played, many of which are supposedly great. You buy the new game anyway.

Posted 3 months ago by Brandon Fusco, 6 comments

Milestone's New Partnership Reveals MotoGP 17 and One Other Title

Milestone S.r.l. is well-known in the racing game industry for series like RIDE, WRC, MotoGP, SBK and MXGP. Their recent partnership with Koch Media has also let us know about MotoGP 17 and another unannounced game.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

E3 2017 Is Open to the Public

E3 was once a bastion for the press and industry insiders to go and play the year's hottest games well before they released. No longer. This year E3 is open to the public.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Starbreeze Invests $8 Million to Publish Psychonauts 2

Starbreeze AB sees profit potential in Double Fine's upcoming Psychonauts 2 as they have announced an investment of $8 million to aid in the publishing of the game, which is expected to launch in 2018.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

EA Reveals Upcoming Titles in Earnings Call

Another financial quarter has finished and it's the time for most of the publishing companies to start declaring their financial results from the last three months to their shareholders. Publisher EA was the first to lead the way.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Bioware Teases New IP

Bioware's new IP will be right at home in the developer's portfolio, offering a whole new universe to play in with one unique detail: you'll do it with your friends.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Crytek Refocuses Company, Releases Satellite Studios

In a move to focus on its core services and games from its headquarters and Kiev studios, five satellite development studios will be sent out from under the developer's wing.

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Evolve's Turtle Rock Studios to Develop New Free-to-Play FPS

The last we heard from Turtle Rock Studios, they had ended support for 2015's Evolve after a last ditch free-to-play model failed to revive the game. They've announced a partnership with Perfect World to develop a new IP.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Bigben Interactive Acquires the Test Drive Franchise

This week Bigben Interactive, publisher of Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter, has purchased the rights to the Test Drive series from Atari. Perhaps we'll see an entry into the franchise for the first time in years.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

The Game Awards Winners List

Another year has come to an end, so it's time to reflect on all that we played and experienced throughout 2016. Check out the winners from The Game Awards. Did your favorites take home any trophies?

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 0 comments

Ubisoft Details New DLC Policy

Rainbow Six Siege has apparently taught Ubisoft a valuable lesson: you don't need DLC in order to monetize a game beyond its initial purchase price, at least if there's multiplayer involved.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TT Podcast Episode 20 - Thanks for All the Fish

On this edition of the TT Podcast, we discuss how to build an anecdote factory, mull over DLC promises, wonder about Vince Zampella's wit, and thank a huge list of developers for making some of our favorite games.

Posted 6 months ago by Brandon Fusco, 0 comments

NBA 2K17 Getting Fitbit Integration

Have you ever wanted your active lifestyle to give you an edge with your gaming? 2K has announced a new partnership between NBA 2K17 and Fitbit that will reward active gamers with in-game rewards.

Posted 6 months ago by Lexley Ford, 0 comments

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

It's far from the only video game award show, but because of the outlets involved and its secondary duty as a teaser trailer landing spot, The Game Awards have made a name for themselves with the industry.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 2 comments

Voice Acting Strike May Have Revealed Several Unannounced Titles

Telltale Guardians of the Galaxy, Saints Row, and the next Call of Duty highlight the list of titles that are potentially currently in development.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

TT Podcast Episode 18 - You're Doing It Wrong

Does game difficulty get you down? Do you find yourself wishing you could get up off the ground to shoot a dude? Do you feel embarrassed discussing this with your doctor? Good News! The TT Podcast team has a cure!

Posted 6 months ago by Brandon Fusco, 0 comments

TT Podcast Episode 17 - A Discussion In Review

Bethesda is only the latest publisher to stop sending out early review copies. What does this mean? Who benefits from this? Should you hide your wife, hide your children? Probably not, but you SHOULD listen to this podcast!

Posted 6 months ago by Brandon Fusco, 2 comments

PS 4 UK Retail Chart - Infinite Warfare Knocks Battlefield 1 Off Top Spot

The behemoth that is the Call of Duty franchise has entered the latest PS4 retail charts in the top spot, with Infinite Warfare knocking Battlefield 1 down to second place.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Beyond Good and Evil Creator Teases...Something

Series creator Michel Ancel has continued the eight-year long teasing of a new Beyond Good and Evil game with two new images that hint that something new is on the way, with one in particular hinting at a prequel

Posted 8 months ago by Andy Mills, 0 comments

PlayStation Now Available Now for PC

While the service is active only in selected countries, it doesn't stop expanding onto new platforms.

Posted 9 months ago by Michal Adam Pawlowski, 1 comment

Allison Road Rekindled Under Creator's New Label

Just a few short months ago, horror fanatics were devastated when Allison Road was canceled. The creator has revealed that he will continue to develop the game under a label of his own creation.

Posted 9 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

New Publisher Confirmed for RiME

No longer published in house by Sony

Posted 9 months ago by David Johnston, 0 comments

Nordic Games Undergoes A Name Change

After THQ's unfortunate demise in 2012, many of the assets were bought by the relatively unknown Nordic Games. Nordic is now putting those assets to good use with a name change that should bring more recognition.

Posted 9 months ago by Andy Mills, 0 comments

Disney Infinity Outlines Server Shutdown Schedule

After Disney Infinity announced its discontinuation of the toys in May, it comes as no surprise they have detailed an outline for the servers' shutdown. All online services will be discontinued as of March 2017.

Posted 9 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Roll7 and 505 Games Sign a One-Game Partnership

An interesting partnership was forged this week as developer Roll7 and publisher 505 Games signed a one-game development deal. The game will be a "multi-platform, multiplayer-focused" title tapping into a current trend.

Posted 10 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Deep Silver Bringing New Titles to Europe

Publisher Deep Silver inks a new deal with Atlus and SEGA to bring many of their titles to European gamers.

Posted 10 months ago by Cindy Minguez, 0 comments

Criterion's Unnamed Extreme Sports IP Canceled

Gamers with good memories may remember an unnamed extreme sports title Criterion Games, veterans of the Burnout Series, showed prototype footage of at E3 2014. It was announced it has been canceled.

Posted 11 months ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Allison Road Cancelled

The first person survival horror title was cancelled before we ever got a chance to know it. Originally under a publishing deal with Team17, it seems the deal has fallen through with no alternatives in sight.

Posted 11 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

More for Star Trek: Bridge Crew

New media and details have emerged for Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew, it's upcoming Star Trek title for the PlayStation VR.

Posted 11 months ago by Cindy Minguez, 0 comments

Live Blog: Sony Conference

Welcome everyone to our final live blog for this year's E3. It is now time for the big one - the Sony Press Conference. Stay here with us for all the news, announcements and surprises from Sony as they happen.

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 8 comments

Live Blog: Ubisoft Conference

Welcome everyone to our live blog for the Ubisoft E3 Press Conference. Stay here with us for all the news, announcements and surprises from Ubisoft as they happen.

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 4 comments

Live Blog: Bethesda Conference

Welcome everyone to our live blog for the Bethesda E3 Press Conference. Stay here with us for all the news, announcements and surprises from Bethesda as they happen.

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 9 comments

Live Blog: EA Conference

Welcome everyone to our first ever live blog for E3. Stay here with us for all the news, announcements and surprises from the EA Press Conference as they happen.

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 13 comments

TT Predicts: What We Can Expect From E3 2016

As E3 looms ever closer, Munch and Brandon give their predictions on what to expect from the conferences, what they hope to see and stuff that we are unlikely to see.

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 7 comments

Our E3 Coverage Starts This Sunday With The EA Conference

Our E3 2016 coverage starts with the EA conference on Sunday at 13:00 PDT / 21:00 BST -- you can follow all of the events with our new live blog.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Sony Confirms PS4 Neo

Andrew House, SIE President, confirmed that the upgraded Playstation 4, "Neo", is real but will not appear at E3

Posted 11 months ago by MunchMagic1986, 7 comments

What to Expect From Deck13 Games at E3

Deck13, a developer turned publisher, has revealed some of the games that they'll be showing off at E3 this year. We'll see The Other 99, Obliteracers, Shift Happens, CrossCode, Super Sky Arena, and maybe more!

Posted 11 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

What to Expect From Team17 at E3 2016

After previously only being well-known as the developer of the Worms series, Team17 have put themselves front and center as both a developer and publisher in recent times. Here's what we can expect from their E3 2016 lineup.

Posted 11 months ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

E3 2016 Schedule

E3 will be upon us in less than a week, and here on TT we'll have more ways than ever for you to get involved and stay up to date with all the latest announcements as they happen.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Ubisoft Unveils Its E3 Plans

Details on the conference and the show floor plus details on what will be shown: Ghost Recon: Wildlands, For Honor, South Park, and the newly confirmed Watch Dogs 2.

Posted 11 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments