Category Archives: Develop 2013
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 | 13:43 BST
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 17:52 BST
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 09:41 BST
Develop’s Indie Showcase contest has announced this year’s winners, which saw PS3 puzzle-platformer ibb & obb take the top prize.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 08:56 BST
Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell has suggested that the migration of mid-tier developers to the mobile space has left a large gap that indies are now taking advantage of.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 23:43 BST
Sony doesn’t want to make distinctions between the game creators it delas with, be they tiny indie developers or mega-publishers like Activision, EA and Ubisoft.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 21:46 BST
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney believes gaming graphics will be “indistinguishable from reality” within 10 years, but to create such photo-realism, technological hurdles will have to be overcome.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 13:13 BST
Valve is looking to open a UK office according to a new report. It is suggested that the company is courting British developers at the Develop conference in Brighton, going on right now.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has stated that while his company is purely focusing on Rift for PC and Android at the the time being, he’d like to see PS4 and Xbox 360 compatibility at some point in time.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 01:49 BST
Speaking at the Develop Conference in Brighton, Boss Alien founder Jason Avent predicted western free-to-play games will be raking in ridiculous amounts of money within just a few years.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 23:31 BST
Indies can make “serious money” without console manufacturers, according to Fireproof Games co-founder Barry Meade, and Sony has made it clear it knows this.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 23:15 BST
The PlayStation 4 will foster the indie-friendly trends established by the PlayStation 3, according to lead architect Mark Cerny.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 15:45 BST
Those who own digital games through PS4 will be allowed to play those games on any machine as long as they are logged into their account, according to Sony R&D senior team leader, Neil Brown, using the PlayGo System.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 16:03 BST
Sony’s PS4 system architect and Knack creator Mark Cerny provided the keynote at the Develop conference today, and while the majority of his speech was pretty much the exact talk he gave at the GameLab expo, he did touch upon Knack development around the end. Not much of what he said regarding the game was new, other than the bit about a giant DualShock 4 prototype, but the game really looks and sounds interesting. Have a listen to that part of his talk below. It’s just a little over six minutes long.
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 | 11:46 BST
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 22:52 BST
There are things happening in Japanese games which are years ahead of the west, Marvelous AQL’s Harry Holmwood has argued, but at the same time there’s an untapped market in Japan for western-made games.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 22:03 BST
Double Fine Studio’s technical manager is in Brighton this week for Develop 2013, and in the video below, he discusses what he’ll be chatting about in his talk titled: “Optimizing for Creativity: How Double Fine Mazimizes Human Performance”. According to Martz, his talk will give pointers on how to make games and to do it has agilely as possible, but also to touch upon some of the lessons the team has learned. Watch it below. Develop 2013 runs through July 11.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 21:05 BST
The Develop conference is going on in Brighton, as you know, and below you will find a video interview with UKIE CEO Jo Twist. In it, she discusses about what the trade body can achieve for Britain’s new and independent game developers. Develop runs through July 11.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 18:58 BST
SingStar has added 1.5 million new users since going free-to-play in October 2012. According to studio director Dave Ranyard, speaking at the Develop conference, only 2 million users had been attached to the game in the five years on the market since before the switch. Per Ranyard, 6% of those who download the free app on PS3 purchase premium downloads of songs – even a handful have downloaded over 1,000 titles. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 18:48 BST
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 14:23 BST
Develop in Brighton will host its yearly Indie Showcase next week. VG247′s Dave Cook spoke with each of the ten finalists about their games, and to learn more about the teams behind them.