Square Enix has opened up some of its classic IP to independent developers. Through its Square Enix Collective crowdfunding platform, studios can now pitch game ideas for fresh takes on the publisher’s lesser-used properties. The company has encouraged devs to think beyond straight sequels, suggesting examples of a side-scrolling adventure or turn-based strategy game based Continue reading →
Former Eidos chairman and Creative Skillset Games Council chair Ian Livingstone (UK) talked about why our industry workforce needs to speak out about their skills and training needs. His view on the matter is interesting and makes for a good read in those cold winter days.