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Gamescom Award Winners: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is Best of Show

Gamescom 2017 wrapped up in Cologne Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the event was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey, which snagged ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Gamescom Awards Nominees Announced

The jury panel of German and international games journalists and YouTubers has set the list of nominees for the 2017 Gamescom Awards. Over 100 entries were submitted this year, and ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →
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Harvard Kids’ Expert to Open Kidscreen Summit

Organizers of the 2017 Kidscreen Summit (Feb. 13-16 in Miami) announced that Dr. Richard Weissbourd, director of the Human Development and Psychology program at Harvard University will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEOS: GREY Canada for El Jimador Tequila Toronto studio helps the tequila brand celebrate Día de los Muertos in style with some fun-loving skeletons — and a little help from ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vertigo Partners with Faceware Technologies

US-based Animation Vertigo — an outsource management company providing high quality motion capture animation to entertainment industry clients — has partnered with Faceware ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Wins Best of Gamescom Award

The winners of the 2016 Gamescom Awards were announced and honored at a ceremony at the annual Cologne, Germany conference on Friday, August 19. The coveted Best of Gamescom Award went ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Making Money from Free Games, Part 3

This is the third in a series of articles on a hot topic for game animators and designers at the recent GDC: How to make money from free-to-play games with perception pricing, the psychology ... Continue Reading →
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Nick and Activision Sign Multi-Year SpongeBob Deal

Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing (a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard) have announced a new global, multi-year agreement to develop and publish video games featuring ... Continue Reading →