Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Unity Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership. Through this partnership, SCE will offer Unity for PlayStation with optimized deployment for PlayStation4, PlayStation3, PlayStationVita and PlayStationMobile. Unity’s development environment is currently used by over 1.5 million developers and the PlayStation platform development tools are scheduled for release this fall.
The Montreal International Games Summit (MIGS) was created in 2004 in response to the needs of the local video game industry, to promote the growth of its workers and its businesses alike. This year the conference will take place on November 13 – 14, 2012 at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.
Nintendo surprised us with a pre-release of detailed information about the concept of the Wii U, which answers the question how a tablet for the living room TV can be unique, but left others about player types still unanswered. The big news may be that Nintendo is branching out and is going much more after the enthusiast gamer again. This is no Wii 1.5. The Wii U is a legitimate successor for the Wii. (more…)
As consumers, we usually do not like change and even when it occurs we can choose to focus at an affected product class as if it was consistent even though it has changed dramatically. That thought came to mind when we learned that more people are watching video on the Xbox than on iPads. Quite apparently, the Xbox 360 has become the most successful non-cable set top box tuner in the market. Video and gaming are becoming peer services and it is just a matter of time – until someone is able to connect the dots. (more…)
There has been a steady stream of financial activity since the beginning of 2012. In our new column, Acquisitions & Investments, we highlight the recent financial activity in the gaming industry.
As a performance director, Tom Keegan works with actors to create engaging, realistic performances. Tom has worked on over 35 video games over the years and he talks with GBR about his work on Battlefield 3.