Crytek’s Lead Research and Development Graphics Engineer Tiago Sousa has left the company to go work at Doom developer id Software, Sousa has announced via Twitter . Sousa says he’ll work on the next Doom and the graphics engine the company is making for it, idTech 6. id Software released a teaser trailer for Doom during E3 2014
People who already own a PlayStation 3 copy of The Last of Us will not be given an “upgrade discount” if they decide to buy the PlayStation 4 Remastered iteration, Sony announced today. Today’s confirmation comes after Naughty Dog’s Eric Monacelli said in April that Sony was considering a potential upgrade offer. “Alas, there is no upgrade discount,” Sony’s Fred Dutton said today in the comments section on the European PlayStation Blog.
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The Last of Us PS3 Owners Won’t Get a Discount on Remastered PS4 Version
Homefront: The Revolution game director Hasit Zala is said to have left his position at developer Crytek UK. According to a report from Kotaku citing sources familiar with the studio, its Development Manager Ben Harris has also left the company earlier this month. Harris’ departure is reflected by his Linkedin page, but Zala’s Linkedin says that he’s still with Crytek, though it could simply be outdated.
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Homefront: The Revolution Director Leaves Crytek UK — Report
Filed under: Fantasy , Patches , TERA Bluehole Studio and En Masse Entertainment have announced today that their fantasy MMO TERA will be receiving a level cap increase and expand into a new continent later this year. The level cap will increase to 65, adding new skills and glyphs in the process. Along with this will come the Northern Arun continent and the world’s fourth largest city, new instance dungeons, quest guide, enchanting system improvements, and more
Filed under: Fantasy , Culture , MMO Industry , News Items , Free-to-Play , TERA Good news for the VR enthusiasts today, or at least the VR enthusiasts who live in China and have a deep-seated desire to hack at some monsters in TERA . The game’s Chinese publisher, Kunlun , revealed an agreement being made between the company and Sony to bring the game to the latter’s virtual reality headset .
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Filed under: Betas , Fantasy , Game Mechanics , MMO Industry , New Titles , Patches , News Items , ArcheAge , Sandbox Trion has announced that it will launch ArcheAge with XLGAMES ‘ 1.2 patch already applied. Trion community manager Evan ” Scapes ” Berman explains on the game’s North American forums. Initially released in Korea, [the 1.0] update has been the source of no small amount of concern from our ArcheAge community since we announced the game was coming to North America and Europe
Filed under: Fantasy , MMO Industry , New Titles , News Items , Rumors , Sandbox , Black Desert You know how Massively sometimes posts about feature-packed Korean sandbox import Black Desert ?
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Rumor: Black Desert in ‘final phase of negotiations’ with NA, EU publisher
Back in April, before Microsoft announced that it would start selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for $400, we built two gaming PCs for $550–roughly the cost of an Xbox One after taxes in North America, at the time.
Those hoping to grow their backlogs on the cheap today are in luck: For the next 24 hours, you can download tactical shooter Sniper Elite V2 free of charge from Steam . Sniper Elite V2 was released on PC in 2012 by series developer Rebellion. It’s a lengthy game for a shooter and offers traditional multiplayer and cooperative play online, which is always welcome.
Image courtesy of PlayStation Blog It hasn’t taken Jack Tretton, the former president of Sony Computer Entertainment America, long at all to find himself a new position; artificial intelligence development company Genotaur announced today that Tretton has joined its advisory board. “Genotaur has an incredibly impressive array of resources and expertise that will greatly enhance the way consumers interact with technology
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Former Sony Boss Jack Tretton Joins New AI Company