This kind of acquisition is nervy stuff for game developers. Game Maker and its various iterations is a popular, vital tool for creating games, particularly 2D games, and relatively inexpensive when compared to some of its peers. A new owner could mean changes which impact a lot of game developers, many of whom might be years-in on a project with years of work still to go. Heck, I’m several years into a Game Maker project, even if it’s been several years since I last worked on it. … [Read more...] about Game Maker creator YoYo Games bought by browser developer Opera
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Streets Of Kamurocho is a Yakuza-themed beat ’em up where you can stomp around as yer guys Kiryu and Majima beating up suited gangsters in Streets Of Rage style, created by Empty Clip Studios. Amplitude Studios of Endless Legend fame created Endless Zone, an arcade shooter in the universe of Fantasy Zone. Relic Entertainment have chipped in Armor Of Heroes, a top-down tank battler homage to Company Of Heroes. Lastly, Sega have published Golden Axed, the prototype build of a cancelled series reboot called Golden Axe: Reborn. They say it was originally worked on by since-closed Sega Studios Australia and is now brought to you by The Eccentric Ape. They’re getting released one at a time each day through this Sunday. Freebie status on all four ends at the same time as Sonic 2 on Monday the 19th. … [Read more...] about Sega giving away new retro-inspired games for their 60th birthday
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