Alan Smithee

Is The iPod Done?

Is The iPod Done?

Being an early adopter of one of the first iPods it pains me to see that Apple might be leaving the iPod in the dust as tech users migrate to the iPad and iPhone platform. For me, there will always be a place for each of version of iPod that I bought in the past. […]

 

THQ close down more studios

THQ close down more studios

Just a few months after THQ shut down Kaos Studios, the publisher has now closed down three more studios in the wake of a disappointing first quarter.

 

Gameloft Auckland Accused Of Dangerous Working Conditions

Gameloft Auckland Accused Of Dangerous Working Conditions

Glenn Watson, former Head Studio Programmer for Gameloft Auckland, has spoken out against the working conditions he experienced while working at the studio, which is one of the many divisions of Gameloft, a mobile game developer that has gained ground in the past few years with some slight infamy surrounding it.

 

Always bet on Apogee: Legacy Store Opened

Always bet on Apogee: Legacy Store Opened

Apogee Software just opened their legacy store today and are offering some Duke, Black Stone and Rise Of The Triads for your digital pleasures.

 

PR Firm for Duke Nukem Forever Spits Its Dummy Out

PR Firm for Duke Nukem Forever Spits Its Dummy Out

UPDATE: 2K have now severed ties with the PR firm. Whoever tweets for that firm’s probably getting fired. Earlier today PR Firm The Redner Group responded to the widespread criticism of Duke Nukem Forever by threatening to review who they provide games for in the future. The statement has quickly been redacted, but it shows […]

 

THQ Shut Down Kaos Studios

THQ Shut Down Kaos Studios

Despite relatively good sales with the recent Homefront, Kaos Studios is being shut down by THQ.

 

Battlefield and Medal Of Honor to alternate each year

Battlefield and Medal Of Honor to alternate each year

In case you’ve been living under a rock, EA wants a piece of that money making pie that Activision has with Call of Duty. Both Medal Of Honor and Battlefield have attempted to fight the titan, but now they are joining together on a bi yearly release schedule.

 

Source Says Crytek Budapest facing redundancies after E3

Source Says Crytek Budapest facing redundancies after E3

An anonymous source, speaking to Gamastura, is claiming that 30+ staff will be made redundant at Crytek Budapest after E3 is over.

 Ryan Thomason

Gamers Not Opening Their Wallets?

Gamers Not Opening Their Wallets?

For the second straight month, and 10th in the last year, the industry saw sales drop, year over year.