Surprise hit Dave the Diver hits 1 million copies sold, floating above all other premium games on Steam
Dave the Diver is a new hit game, which has become the top-selling premium title on Steam last week. Here are the key details about the project and developer Mintrocket, a separate subsidiary of South Korean publisher Nexon.
Married Pakistani woman met her new love in PUBG and ended up in jail after fleeing to India for him
PUBG has started a twisted cross-border love story. A married Pakistani woman was so impressed by the Indian man’s gaming skills that she decided to flee her homeland, taking her four underaged kids with her. This adventure nearly cost her freedom.
BattleBit Remastered hits 1.8 million copies sold, but its creators urge indie devs not to make multiplayer games
BattleBit Remastered has been a massive success, especially for a game made by three indie developers. However, its story should serve as more of a warning to other indie studios wishing to make a multiplayer title than a call to action.
Midnight Ghost Hunt attracts 1 million players, thanks to free offering on Epic Games Store
Midnight Ghost Hunt, a multiplayer title by indie studio Vaulted Sky Games, has reached a new milestone following its launch on the Epic Games Store. The team also shared a roadmap outlining the project’s future.
Valve explains its stance on games with AI-generated assets: “Our goal is not to discourage the use of it on Steam”
In the wake of reports from game developers whose games have been banned from publishing on Steam for the use of AI-generated content, Valve has explained its official position on the matter.
Fallout co-creator Tim Cain on lessons learned from failure: “When you do something right, you don’t always know why it’s right”
Everybody makes mistakes, but not everybody accepts them and learns from them. Tim Cain, prominent game designer and co-creator of some of the most famous RPGs, has opened up about how devs can make better games based on their failures.
tinyBuild moving away from third-party publishing as its shares plunge nearly 80% on bad H1 performance
tinyBuild has seen its shares collapse following the release of its latest financial statement. The company reported a revenue decline, the departure of its CFO, and its decision to stop publishing games from third-party developers.
Valve now quietly rejecting games with AI-generated assets on Steam, citing copyright uncertainty
It appears that Valve might be banning some games with AI-generated assets from being released on Steam. Several developers have already faced this issue, although the company has yet to update its policy.
Horizon Forbidden West and TLoU Part II cost over $200 million each: how it compares to budgets of other AAA games
Information about the production budgets of some of the biggest PlayStation exclusives has been accidently made public during the FTC v. Microsoft hearing. Let’s take a look at how these numbers compare to other AAA games.
Key takeaways from Bobby Kotick’s deposition: Removing Call of Duty from PS “would cause reputational damage”
Deposition of Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activsion Blizzard, was one of the highlights of day four of the FTC. v. Microsoft hearing. Here is what he had to say about Call of Duty and its absence on Switch, as well as his stance on Game Pass and subscription services in general.