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The skies have become even more dangerous with the release of the new 1.03 update ‘Wings of War’. This update adds new medium and heavy fighter planes as well as new options for flight controls, making it easier to be a pilot.
The British Council’s Film and Creative Economy Departments are announcing an unprecedented move into the field of games and interactive media, with the appointment of its first Programme Manager for Games & Interactive.
Reto Moto's new update named ‘Ihlefeld – Warbirds and Tail Gunners’ (after the German fighter ace Herbert Ihlefeld) is here! Follow the link and you can get a quick overview of all the new features they’ve added for you!
Unity has offered up further information on its deal with Chinese tech outfit Xiaomi that it says can offer developers "unparalleled access and distribution" to China's mobile market.
Head of Games Rob Crossley on helping indies and growing diversity as organisation launches £1m development fund for Leeds.
The UK Games Map is online to view and use right now and features a breakdown of all the companies working in the industry around the country, including games developers, publishers, service companies and academic institutes with games-related courses.
DFC Intelligence has released a new report on the global PC gaming market, which forecasts game software revenues to climb to $42 billion by 2020.
After the Su-76M Tank Destroyer and the T28 Medium Tank, the Soviet faction can now also mount up the KV-85 Heavy Tank!
Not only can the US faction enjoy the Jumbo, but the US M10 Tank Destroyer will blow their mines! The M10 was the first vehicle to establish the American style of WWII tank destroyer and numerically the most important tank destroyer of WWII!
In the coming update named Furness (after the British soldier Christopher Furness) Reto Moto is adding a Heavy Tank that makes every US Tank Crewman’s heart leap for joy US M4A3E2 Sherman “Jumbo”!
As the Pokémon Go phenomenon continues to take over the world, MCV talks to retailers, licensing firms and merchandise companies to find out what’s next for the series!
In Reto Moto's coming Fist of Steel update named Furness (after the British soldier Christopher Furness) a new Tank Destroyer will make the ground shake – The Soviet SU-76M!
To celebrate the 8 million milestone and the two year Steam anniversary Reto Moto is running a special Summer Warrior Pack offer containing a 10 day Veteran Membership and a bunch of important Ribbon Boosters to kick-start you into an action filled summer on the battlefield!
Reto Moto have just roared past 8 MILLION registered Heroes & Generals! That is an impressive amount of players engaged in their version of World War II!
Reto Moto's new update named ‘Everhart – Knights of the road’ (named after the American soldier Forrest Eugene Everhart) is here! Here you can get a quick overview of all the new features they’ve added for you!
Located at Pinewood Studios, a not-for-profit British eSports association has been launched, and it’s been backed by the UK Government!
Reto-Moto has updated the game’s render and with these optimizations they are seeing an average of 5-15 percent framerate increase across all machines. And even bigger increase on machines running DirectX 12.
E3 2016 is off and running! We're running along with it, and now you can keep tabs on Gamasutra's coverage of breaking news and developer-focused interviews on our special event page.
In collaboration with professionals from across the games industry, XDS conducted a survey of 40+ leading developers
In the upcoming Devyatayev update (named after the Soviet pilot Mikhael Petrovich Devyatayev) Reto Moto are introducing a new Soviet vehicle The T-20 Komsomolets! This is a tracked vehicle capable of carrying men and equipment into battle.
British developers are making the most of Games Tax Relief (GTR), with new figures from the British Film Institute revealing the number of video games receiving certification has almost doubled year-over-year.
Next month’s Interface will cover a key subject for developers: working with tax breaks and how to make the most out of the Government’s support.
Reto's new update named ‘Churchill – Inglorious Guns’ (named after the British soldier Jack Churchill) is here!
In Reto's upcoming Churchill update (named after the British soldier Jack Churchill) we are introducing a new weapon, the Johnson LMG for the American faction.
Venturebeat has had a Vive (and some Vive Pre units) for a while now, and they’ve spent some time with several dozen games for HTC and Steam’s virtual reality head-mounted display.
In the coming Reto update named Churchill (after the British Lieutenant colonel ‘Mad’ Jack Churchill) a new top tier German pistol will make itself felt. The Parabellum 38!
At Microsoft’s Build Conference this morning, the company said it will soon deliver on a promise made even before Xbox One’s launch – to allow devs to use any Xbox One as a dev kit.
As readers of MCV magazine will know, last month saw the introduction of a brand new section in which we ask THE burning question at the heart of the games industry. That question is this: Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?Read More
Years in the making -- almost four years on from its initial Kickstarter campaign, in fact -- Oculus has shipped the first consumer version of its Rift virtual reality headset to its first batch of preorder customers. It's even been two years since Facebook dropped $2 billion on the company.
Whether you attend top-level developer and business sessions; gain consumer-side insight from Europe's largest consumer and trade affair, or explore cutting-edge technologies showcased on the Expo floor, GDC Europe provides individuals from all levels of the European game industry a well-rounded experience.Read More
Defold, the "ultimate engine for 2D games" owned by Candy Crush Saga studio King, is now free. The tools work on Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux (32 bit) and can publish to iOS, Android and HTML5 as well as Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
At Pocket Gamer Connects London 2016, Barrie Dowsett, CEO of Myriad Associates, gave a talk on how UK developers can secure public funding.
The Easter Pack will give you Veteran Membership and Ribbon Boosters, to kick-start your soldiers through the first days of Spring and, as an extra special treat for all players who just can’t get enough, RetoMoto will introduce the Veteran Year Pack with 365 days of Veteran Membership and as many Ribbon Boosters as any Easter Bunny can carry!Read More
Don Daglow's illustrious career in games stretches from pioneering RPGs and sports games on university mainframes in the early 1970s, to the groundbreaking Intellivsion simulation game Utopia, to the first graphical MMORPG, Neverwinter Nights. He also played key supervisory and executive roles at Mattel, Electronic Arts, Broderbund, Stormfront.Read More
External Development Summit (XDS) is the only annual, international games industry event held in Canada, with a primary focus on external development for art, animation, audio, software engineering, QA and localization. Be sure to sign up! We plan to be there, so contact us to meet up.
Monday March 14 marks the start of Game Developers Conference 2016, the 30th anniversary for the event. Gamasutra will have reporters at the Moscone Center in San Francisco bringing you breaking news along with coverage from developer sessions and interviews throughout the course of the week.Read More
In their coming update named Bauer, Reto is adding a brand-new terrain vehicle to the game. And this one is not German, but American — the wonderful M29 Weasel!
The games market continues its transition, with leaders consolidating their positions as the balance of power shifts across sectors. The coming years could be both “steady as she goes” for some, and a rollercoaster (up and down) for others.
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