Region Specific: Berlin – Bigpoint

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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

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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

E271: Return of the king – Miyamoto, the world’s greatest game designer, is back at the controls

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Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is leading several new projects as Nintendo positions the Wii U for a fightback. So it’s the perfect time to visit him in Kyoto to talk about Nintendo’s new strategy, its plan to win over core gamers and why building something new is key to the console’s success. The man… Continue reading

Stylish realtime strategy One Minute To Midnight is the winner of this year’s Get Into Games Challenge

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Yesterday, we announced the runners-up of our Get Into Games Challenge 2014, and today we reveal its winner. George Ing’s One Minute To Midnight was the favourite of four out of the five judges, and as a result he wins a Unity Pro licence and a trip to Unity’s annual Unite show, this year taking place… Continue reading