18 April 2014

Interactive Acheivement Award Nominations Open

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 26 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Submissions are now being accepted for the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' 11th Interactive Achievement Awards.

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Slitherine Announces Great Battles of Middle Ages

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 26 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Slitherine has announced it will be co-branding a medieval title with The History Channel: Great Battles of the Middle Ages.

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Advanced Tactics In Stores

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 26 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Advanced Tactics, the follow up game to Peoples Tactics, is now available for purchase.

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Pre-Release: HeroClix Mutations and Monsters

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

WizKids has announded pre-release events for HeroClix: Mutations and Monsters

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Will Bethesda Work On An MMO Next?

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

The parent company of Bethesda Softworks secured a $300 million investment to "...fund future growth, increase game development and publishing, facilitate acquisitions, and finance massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs)."

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Tabula Rasa: Kill General British

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

In an echo of Ultima Online's beta test, Richard Garriot challenges beta testers to kill his avatar in Tabula Rasa.

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5000th GameStop Store Opens

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

GameStop has announced the opening of its 5000th store in Jackson, CA.

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Activision Improves Its Hearing

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Activision has announced an agreement with Audiokinetic to improve the quality of sound in its games.

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Blu-Ray Outselling HD-DVD

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Yahoo News reports that Blu-ray is outselling HD-DVDs 2:1.

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Rumored: Int'l Orange Boxes Deactivated in US

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

A report has emerged indicating that some US buyers of the international version of Valve's Orange Box may be getting their games deactivated.

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BigWorld and Global Netoptex Form MMO Alliance

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Virtual World and Netoptex, Inc. have formed a strategic partnership to provide clients with MMO hosting and management services.

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Game Developed To Reduce Stress

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

McGill University has designed a game to help people reduce stress hormones by 17%.

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Lost Battalion Games' Cher Ami Updated

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Lost Battalion Games has issued their latest newsletter. Coverage includes action at WBC.

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Vigilance Finalist for Military Sim Contest

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Harrington Group’s Vigilance™ has been selected by the National Training Systems Association (NTSA) as one of the finalists in the 2007 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge held at the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC).

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German Theatre of War Ready Tomorrow

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Battlefront.com and Kalypso Media have announced that a German version of Theatre of War will be available October 25th.

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Hellgate: London EULA Clarified

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 23 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

A page on the Hellgate: London website posted by Kaiser seeks to clarify the status of the EULA.

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Trade Electronics For An Alienware PC

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 23 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Computer maker Alienware has opened a website to exchange old electronic devices for credit on a new one.

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KOTOR MMORPG?

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 22 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

A report on primotechnology.com cites a source at BioWare that confirms a MMORPG is being worked on in the Knights of the Old Republic universe.

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Meridian4 To Sell Through GamersGate

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 22 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

Meridian4 and GamersGate have agreed to a deal for digital distribution.

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Using Game Mechanics At Work

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 22 OCT 2007 by Scott Parrino

The BBC has an interesting article on how companies are looking at using games to help at work.

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