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Vertical Slice 109: Φρεγάτα Ύδρα

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Vertical Slice 109: Φρεγάτα Ύδρα
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Η Sony συνεχίζει τη «μετάλλαξή» της, η BioWare δεν ξέρουμε ακριβώς τι συνεχίζει, η Blizzard ακόμη ψάχνει να πιάσει ρυθμό και η Square Enix παθαίνει Final Fantasy VII μέχει να σβήσει ο ήλιος. Επόμενο να γίνει reality το Frogger.

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Frogger
Paradox reports best year ever in 2020
Diablo II Resurrected tops BlizzCon announcement flurry
Burning Crusade Classic leaks ahead of BlizzCon
Anthem Update
Electronic Arts Removes Multiplayer Mode From Dragon Age Game in Big Pivot
Electronic Arts Cancels ‘Gaia’ Game After Years in Development
PlayStation’s Jim Ryan: ‘We’re making a completely new VR format for PS5’
Introducing the next generation of VR on PlayStation
Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022
More PlayStation games coming to PC, starting with Days Gone this spring Update 2
Sony Interactive Entertainment has “strong ties” to Japanese licensees, will continue to strengthen going forward
Sources: PlayStation is winding down Sony Japan Studio
State of Play February 2021: the complete recap
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade leads latest PlayStation game-reveal event
PlayStation Plus games for March: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Maquette, Remnant: From the Ashes and Farpoint
Final Fantasy VII Remake part two to be directed by part one co-director Naoki Hamaguchi
Little Nightmares II

Vertical Slice 108: All Your Base Are Belong To Us

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Vertical Slice 108: All Your Base Are Belong To Us
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Ένα επεισόδιο που από θαύμα δεν εστιάζει στο The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, αφού υπάρχουν σημαντικότερα θέματα όπως η συνεχιζόμενη βελτίωση του Xbox ως πλατφόρμα, ένα καλό Nintendo Direct και μια εξοργιστική συνέντευξη για το αναστημένο Six Days In Fallujah.

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Bruce Blackburn, Designer of Ubiquitous NASA Logo, Dies at 82
CKII Subscription Service
An anniversary for great justice: Remembering “All Your Base” 20 years later
Stadia Leadership Praised Development Studios For ‘Great Progress’ Just One Week Before Laying Them All Off
Sega Sammy reports sharp income decline despite soaring game sales
Record year for Remedy despite no new game releases
Making Backward Compatible Games Even Better with FPS Boost – Xbox Wire
The Future of Game Accessibility on Xbox – Xbox Wire
Latest Nintendo Direct event led by Zelda: Skyward Sword HD remaster
Six Days in Fallujah dev: “I don’t think we need to portray the atrocities”

Vertical Slice 107: CD Ransom RED

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Vertical Slice 107: CD Ransom RED
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Οι εκδότες μπαίνουν στην εποχή «ο νέος έχει bugs, αλλά ο παλιός είναι αλλιώς», η CD Projekt κάνει συλλογή πονοκεφάλων και η Warner είχε τη φαεινή ιδέα να κατοχυρώσει σύστημα gameplay.

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Electronic Arts to Acquire Glu Mobile, Creating a New Global Leader in the Largest and Fastest Growing Gaming Segment
Electronic Arts Buys Glu Mobile, Maker of ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’
EA’s Andrew Wilson talks about the Glu acquisition
Bandai Namco reports rising profits amid restructure
Call of Duty drives record year for Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard financial call – Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 to skip 2021, new “remastered content” planned
Call of Duty Warzone’s free to play model to become the norm for other Activision Blizzard franchises
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla leads Ubisoft’s biggest quarter ever
Nintendo discusses Switch growth plans as console enters “middle of its lifecycle”
NBA 2K, GTA, catalog titles drive Take-Two’s holiday quarter
CD Projekt Slides as Ransomware Hack May Delay Cyberpunk Fix
Cyberpunk 2077 studio’s hacked data has reportedly been sold
Warner Bros secures patent for the Nemesis System from Shadow of Mordor

Vertical Slice 106: Ο Randy Pitchford σάς συγχαίρει για την επανεκλογή του

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Vertical Slice 106: Ο Randy Pitchford σάς συγχαίρει για την επανεκλογή του
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Όλη η βιομηχανία δηλώνει αύξηση οικονομικών μεγεθών για το τελευταίο τρίμηνο του 2020 αλλά το ζουμί είναι στις σκόρπιες δηλώσεις και τις λεπτομέρειες. Επιπλέον, ξέμεινε από ζουμί το Google Stadia, ενώ ο Thomas Mahler της Moon Studios μάζεψε τόσο που στο τέλος έσκασε.

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EMBRACER GROUP MERGES WITH THE GEARBOX ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY AND FORM A SEVENTH OPERATING GROUP
EMBRACER GROUP ACQUIRES ASPYR MEDIA
EMBRACER GROUP TO MERGE WITH EASYBRAIN FORMING EIGHTH OPERATING GROUP
Pitchford says Embracer is “like a rocket booster” for Gearbox’s ambitions
Switch worldwide sales top 79.87 million, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity tops 2.84 million in the west
Nintendo Switch sales overtake 3DS as Nintendo raises forecasts again
Hyrule Warriors drives record Q3 for Koei Tecmo
Sony says semiconductor shortage makes increased PS5 production difficult
EA posts record-breaking bookings driven by Ultimate Team, Apex Legends
EA sees “huge potential” in racing following Codemasters acquisition
EA “very, very confident” about BioWare’s future despite key departures
Codemasters shareholders approve EA’s $1.2bn acquisition
Star Wars has made $3bn for EA
Square Enix sales up year-on-year, despite games losses
Focusing on Stadia’s future as a platform, and winding down SG&E
Google Stadia Shuts Down Internal Studios, Changing Business Focus
Xbox On Twitter
Lady Dimitrescu on DeviantArt
Ori director criticises developers for overhyping games with “lies and deception”

Vertical Slice 105: Stonks

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Vertical Slice 105: Stonks
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Το χρήμα ρέει σαν το ποτάμι, το ποτάμι σκοντάφτει στον Gabe Newell, οπότε παρηγοριά μας το The Medium.

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Xbox U-turns on Gold subscription price hike after fan backlash
FY21 Q2 – Press Releases – Investor Relations – Microsoft
Netflix announces Tomb Raider animated series
DONTNOD becomes the latest recipient of Tencent investment – looks to make more of its catalog in mobile and asian markets | Development News | MCV/DEVELOP
Gabe Newell says brain-computer interface tech will allow video games far beyond what human ‘meat peripherals’ can comprehend

Vertical Slice 104: Xtreme Beach Volleyball

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Vertical Slice 104: Xtreme Beach Volleyball
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Οι πενηντάρηδες και εξηντάρηδες επιστρέφουν, το Resident Evil γίνεται χωριάτικο, ενώ κάνουμε χάζι ένα άδειο εικονικό διαμέρισμα.

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Dead or Alive and modern Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki establishes Itagaki Games
Peter Moore returns to games as as SVP and GM of sports and live entertainment at Unity | Business News | MCV/DEVELOP
Update on Xbox Live Gold Pricing – Xbox Wire
New Games with Gold for February 2021 Featuring Gears 5 and More – Xbox Wire
Core gamers generated 66% of mobile revenues in 2020
Tencent made record number of games M&A deals in 2020
Tencent to acquire majority stake in Klei Entertainment
Resident Evil Showcase
Rumor: Resident Evil 4 remake overhauled as Capcom Development Division 1 takes over
Vicarious Visions merged into Blizzard
The Dreadnought Diaries Episode 3 | Capturing Reality (Project- Mara)
Cobra Kai
The Expanse

Vertical Slice 103: Star Wars 2077

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Vertical Slice 103: Star Wars 2077
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Global Game Jam και Codemasters προσπαθούν να κάνουν αισθητή την παρουσία τους σε ένα επεισόδιο όλο CD Projekt RED και Lucasfilm Games.

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Global Game Jam Athens 2021 Online
Global Game Jam Patras 2021
Take-Two withdraws bid for Codemasters following EA offer of $1.2bn
Cyberpunk 2077 — Our Commitment to Quality
CD Projekt Red’s Iwinski apologises and gives limited insight into Cyberpunk 2077 launch issues
LUCASFILM GAMES BEGINS A NEW ERA
GET YOUR FEDORAS AND WHIPS READY FOR A NEW INDIANA JONES GAME
LUCASFILM GAMES HITS LIGHTSPEED TOWARD THE FUTURE

Vertical Slice 102: Κούραcell

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Vertical Slice 102: Κούραcell
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Η χρονιά ξεκινά ήρεμα, με κωμικά στοιχεία όπως Star Citizen και Duracell, στατιστικά, λογοκρισία. Τα σοβαρά για το τέλος, δηλαδή ό,τι έπαιξε το δίδυμο μέσα στις γιορτές.

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Star Citizen Developer Unveils New Roadmap, Cancels Squadron 42 Beta
Duracell spokesperson claims long-term deal is reason for Xbox Series X still using AA batteries
Europeans say price-tag, discounts are most important when choosing games
Over 1 in 10 young gamers get into debt buying loot boxes
Gal Gun Returns for Xbox One cancelled
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons
Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons (and a control system)
Twin Mirror
Call Of The Sea
No Man’s Sky
Hades
Yakuza: Like A Dragon
Ask Iwata: Words Of Wisdom
Hello Games: Positive No Man’s Sky stories “don’t do as well — and that’s a problem”

Vertical Slice 101: Σωτήρης Νίνης

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Vertical Slice 101: Σωτήρης Νίνης
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Στην κατηγορία «προσέχουμε τι ευχόμαστε» βρίσκουμε τον Δημήτρη Μπίζα, ο οποίος μπλέκει σε γιορτινές συζητήσεις —με το κλασικό δίδυμο— για Halo Infinite, GOAT, Cyberpunk 2077, Codemasters και… Pac-Man.

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BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND THE NBA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATING PAC-MAN’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony release joint commitment to online safety
EA set to pay $1.2 billion for Codemasters and its stable of racing games
Halo Infinite – Inside Infinite – December 2020
Important Update
Cyberpunk 2077 launches with some real dystopia in tow | Opinion
Cyberpunk 2077 developers were “updating the last-gen version until the very last minute”
Amid massive bugs, CDPR offers refunds for Cyberpunk 2077 on consoles
Requests for refunds on Cyberpunk 2077 met with inconsistent response
For the good of the industry – can Sony and Xbox please clarify their Cyberpunk 2077 returns policy | Consoles | MCV/DEVELOP
Sony Is Refusing Refunds for Cyberpunk 2077
CD Projekt Red Denies Any Plan to Offer Refunds for Cyberpunk 2077 – ExtremeTech
Cyberpunk 2077 refunds thrown into further confusion based on platform | Retail | MCV/DEVELOP
Sony Interactive Entertainment delists Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation Store, launches refunds website
Microsoft expands policy to offer full refunds for Cyberpunk 2077 digital purchases
CDPR admits it “ignored the signals” of Cyberpunk 2077’s console issues
Cyberpunk Game Maker Faces Hostile Staff After Failed Launch

Vertical Slice 100: Όχι, μη

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Vertical Slice 100: Όχι, μη
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The Game Awards 2020. Χικ. «Casual» και «Videogames». Χικ χικ. Δεκαδικοί σε βαθμολογίες. Χικ χικ χικ.

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