MLB Is Still Missing The Mark On Advancing The Game

Flame-throwing pitchers like Aroldis Chapman can be traced back to many of the trends baseball now encounters, some of them negatively impacting the game. But trying to cure those symptoms is another example of MLB missing the point on attracting new fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The premise is good, and it’s accurate. And calling out […]

Why Game Publisher N3twork Will Spend Millions Scaling Other Developers’ Mobile Games

The studio behind Legendary: Game of Heroes is offering its sophisticated in-house user acquisition platform to other game developers to help them grow their games. Along with the tools, N3tworkis also planning to invest tens of millions of dollars in scaling other publishers’ apps that meet their partnership criteria … without taking an ownership position or equity. (Full […]

Mojang’s Scroll Collectible Card Game Renamed to Caller’s Bane, Made Free-to-Play

HIGHLIGHTS Mojang’s Scrolls game is now called Caller’s Bane The game is now available for free-to-play It is available to play on Windows and macOS systems Minecraft maker Mojang has announced that its card collectible game Scrolls is now free-to-play. The game’s name has also been changed to Caller’s Bane, reasons for which are unknown. The […]

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery RPG Game Launched for Android and iOS

Mobile games studio Jam City has released its Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery role-playing game (RPG) for Android and iOS in partnership with Warner Bros. The game has been launched under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, which is a label dedicated to creating new first-person Wizarding World mobile and video games, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories. […]

Artifact Release Date, Platforms, Price, and Everything Else You Need to Know About Valve’s Next Game After Dota 2

HIGHLIGHTS The game will be released in 2018 The creator of Magic: The Gathering is working on the game It runs on the Source 2 engine on PC and mobile Steam and Half-Life creator Valve revealed more details regarding Artifact. Announced in 2017, Artifact is a card game based on Valve’s popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game […]

From School to Steam: Meet the 15-Year-Old PC Game Developers From Jaipur

HIGHLIGHTS Alter Army is due on Steam Early Access this month It’s being developed by two 15-year-olds PS4 and Xbox One versions could be considered if it does well on Steam Indian game developers usually focus on Bollywood, cricket, or mythology as themes for their titles. And with good reason. Despite being home to a billion people, preferences are […]

PUBG Creator Does Not Want Other Game Developers to ‘Lift Things’ from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Greene’s statements come after Fortnite from Unreal Engine studio Epic Games, came under flak from Bluehole — the parent company behind PUBG. In the interim, China has seen a glut of competitors such as Terminator 2 and Wilderness by companies like NetEase. “I want this genre of games to grow,” Greene claims. “For that to happen you need new […]