Region Specific: Berlin – Bigpoint


Bigpoint had a turbulent 2012. The company axed 120 jobs and saw its CEO step down as its success stuttered. Today, however, the studio behind Battlestar Galactica Online, Drakensang Online and DarkOrbit Reloaded is practically unrecognisable. New attitudes to development, players and, perhaps most importantly, staff have reversed that decline and put the company in a… Continue reading

Region Specific: Berlin – Berlin Partner and Medienboard


Berlin and Brandenburg offer a substantial amount of support for both established game companies and those looking to invest in the region. We meet with Berlin Partner For Business And Technology project manager Birgit Reuter and Medienboard’s Ina Göring – two of the key people driving gaming’s growth – to discuss what’s on offer for… Continue reading

When will the game industry’s representation of women change?


It’s curious what can happen when you don’t write something. There are obvious things, like you don’t get paid, and nobody reads it, but sometimes, as in the case I’m about to describe, the thing you didn’t write gets more interesting for not having been written; as though it’s silently accruing wisdom while shuffling through… Continue reading