playstation

playstation news search results

Developer news items we found relating to playstation

32 results
Tech-program for-teenage-girls-in-the-UK-gets-help-from-Sony

Tech program for teenage girls in the UK gets help from Sony


Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by

InnovateHer is teaming up with Sony’s PlayStation brand to expand its eight week tech program for teenage girls to more locations across the country. The Digital Bootcamp program aims to give girls aged between 12-16 key tech and interpersonal skills whilst encouraging them to consider STEM subjects and careers in tech. Currently, girls make up only 2...


WordPress-plugin-vulnerabilities-are-a-hackers-playground

WordPress plugin vulnerabilities are a hackers playground


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by

What do TechCrunch, BBC America, PlayStation and MTV News all have in common? Each of their websites is powered by WordPress. Over 74.6 million, or roughly 30 percent, of the world’s websites, depend on WordPress to power their online platforms. Every second there are over six new WordPress.com posts and over 47,000 plugins, with the number growing daily. Wh...


Sony-acquires-audio-engineering-company-AudioKinetic

Sony acquires audio engineering company AudioKinetic


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Audiokinetic, Inc., a provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the gaming and interactive media industries, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for SIE to acquire Audiokinetic. With this acquisition, SIE will tap into Audiokinetic’s vast audio engineering expertise, adding significant value to the ...


Mesmerizing-Titanic-virtual-reality-game-coming-to-PlayStation

Mesmerizing Titanic virtual reality game coming to PlayStation


Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by

Titanic VR is launching on Playstation (PSVR). The highly realistic game’s graphics and characterization are based on real-life people who were on the ship.  The game's developer, Immersive VR Education (IVRE), created 800 characters, while also providing various facts on-screen about the RMS Titanic and its sinking. The sinking of the Titanic is ...


A-designer

A designer's guide to mobile AR and VR


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

When most people think of 3D user experiences, their mind goes straight to headsets - Oculus Rift for VR, for example, and Hololens for AR. But for designers and developers, that mindset changed dramatically last summer when Google and Apple released their mobile AR platforms - ARCore and ARKit, respectively. Almost overnight, these platforms swung the center of gravity...


Results-from-the-GDC-Annual-State-of-the-Industry-Survey

Results from the GDC Annual State of the Industry Survey


Thursday, January 25, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the sixth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2018 this March. With responses from nearly 4,000 game developers, this year’s survey results reflect a growing level of developer interest in the Nintendo Switch, with 12% of respondents currently devel...


Are-app-store-subscription-models-right-for-your-app

Are app store subscription models right for your app


Friday, October 6, 2017 by

While advertising and in-app purchases are the methods of monetization app marketers are probably most familiar with, subscription-based models may be the most overlooked. But subscriptions offer publishers benefits like a predictable, long-term revenue stream, and higher average revenue per user (ARPU) versus ads or IAPs. Subscriptions can also be deeply engaging for u...


Drag-and-drop-game-creator-studio-GameMaker-updates-to-version-2

Drag and drop game creator studio GameMaker updates to version 2


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by

YoYo Games’ recently launched cross-platform 2D game engine, GameMaker Studio 2, is now available in a convenient education package specifically for schools and their students. Any approved university or school affiliate will now have access to a free trial version with zero time restrictions/commitments and a simple option to upgrade to the full version. Educational in...


GameMaker-Studio-platform-begins-closed-beta

GameMaker Studio platform begins closed beta


Thursday, March 23, 2017 by

Game developers on Mac will soon receive access to the powerful GameMaker Studio platform for the first time as YoYo Games begins the closed beta period of the long-awaited Mac OS version of GameMaker Studio 2. The Mac IDE closed beta for GameMaker Studio 2 will bring enhancements since the release of GameMaker for Mac in 2011. GameMaker Studio 2 features rich func...


What-we-learned-at-GDC-2017,-and-dates-for-GDC-2018-announced

What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


Virtual-reality-gambling-expected-to-grow-800-percent-by-2021

Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

How virtual reality will transport casino players and their friends to exciting locations for their online gambling experience.With the advances in technology and the corresponding growth in interest from major key players, VR is now in a position where the market can finally take off. Juniper released its study late last year into augmented reality across multi platfor...


GDC-says-HTC-Vive-outpaces-Oculus-Rift-as-the-most-popular-VR---AR-platform

GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR - AR platform


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February.  Here are some of the many learnings from the survey of more than 4,500 game developers who have attended GDC in the last three years.Game Makers are feeling optim...


NeoFur-is-now-available-for-the-Unity-game-engine

NeoFur is now available for the Unity game engine


Saturday, December 3, 2016 by

Neoglyphic Entertainment, a story company building advanced entertainment technologies, announced the release of its award-winning 3D graphics technology NeoFur for the Unity game development platform. Previously available only on Unreal Engine 4 and in closed beta for Unity, NeoFur is an easy-to-use, in-editor tool that simplifies the creative process for developers. T...


CrossInstall-Chats-With-Us-About-Playable-Ads-for-Mobile-Apps

CrossInstall Chats With Us About Playable Ads for Mobile Apps


Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

We recently had a conversation with Jeff Marshall at CrossInstall to talk about how the company provides a unique approach to mobile advertising. CrossInstall’s distinct approach combines the playable mobile ads it creates with a programmatic, performance based bidder to ensure the ads hit the right audience. With clients such as SGN, PuzzleSocial, Big Fish Games, among...


GDC-2016-Industry-Survey-Shows-16-Percent-of-Developers-Working-on-VR

GDC 2016 Industry Survey Shows 16 Percent of Developers Working on VR


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by

Game developers are continuing to embrace the potential of virtual reality (VR) gaming as a recent survey shows that the development of VR titles has more than doubled among surveyed developers with 16 percent currently developing for VR, up from the 7 percent of developers said they were working on VR projects in last year’s survey.The survey, State of the Industry Sur...


Microsoft-Acquires-Havok-3D-Physics-Platform-from-Intel

Microsoft Acquires Havok 3D Physics Platform from Intel


Sunday, October 11, 2015 by

Microsoft has acquired Havok, a provider of a leading 3D real time physics creator, from Intel. The Havok acquisition strengthens Microsoft’s existing tools and platform components for developers, including DirectX 12, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Azure.Havok has offices in Dublin (Ireland), San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Germany. Havok’s cross-platform tech...


Unreal-Engine-4.9-Release-Offers-Game-Developers-129-Improvements

Unreal Engine 4.9 Release Offers Game Developers 129 Improvements


Tuesday, September 8, 2015 by

Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4.9 offering 129 improvements to its gaming engine which is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for creating high-quality games and applications, training simulations, 3D visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Improvements span across PC, mobile, console and VR.For mobile devices, new additions include...


Game-Developers-See-Added-Performance-with-Wwise-Audio-Engine-Updates

Game Developers See Added Performance with Wwise Audio Engine Updates


Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by

Recently Audiokinetic released the latest version of its Wwise audio engine for interactive audio content used by the interactive media and gaming industries. It features an optimized run-time sound engine and an audio authoring application for creating and managing game audio content.This latest version, Wwise 2015.1, focuses on runtime performance optimizations and au...


Autodesk-Releases-New-Stingray-3D-Game-Engine

Autodesk Releases New Stingray 3D Game Engine


Monday, August 10, 2015 by

Game developers will be able to take a test drive of Autodesk’s new Stingray game engine beginning on August 19, 2015.The new game engine is built on the Bitsquid engine, which Autodesk purchased in 2014, offering a new platform for making 3D games. The engine supports a number of industry-standard game development workflows and includes connectivity to Autodesk’s 3D an...


Havok-Releases-New-CPU-Driven-Graphical-Effects-Software-for-Game-Development

Havok Releases New CPU Driven Graphical Effects Software for Game Development


Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by

Havok has unveiled Havok FX, a new CPU-driven graphical effects software product offering high levels of detail and physics to particle effects. Havok FX allows developers to physically enable particle systems and to add a new interactive gameplay dimension to previously aesthetic visual effects. The lightweight technology is fully cross-platform with a focus on Xb...


Visual-Studio-Now-Supports-Game-Development-for-Unity-5,-Epic-Unreal-4-and-Cocos2d

Visual Studio Now Supports Game Development for Unity 5, Epic Unreal 4 and Cocos2d


Friday, April 24, 2015 by

Microsoft is moving to expand its impact in the game development industry with the announcement that Visual Studio support for Unity, Epic Unreal, and Chukong Technologies’ Cocos2d.Game developers will now be able to utilize the Visual Studio IDE to develop games with these platforms as each of the gaming engines' installers will now offer the ability to co-install Visu...


New-MindLeapThought-Powered-Virtual-Reality-Game-System-Introduced

New MindLeapThought Powered Virtual Reality Game System Introduced


Monday, March 9, 2015 by

MindMaze, a neurotechnology company, is launching a thought-powered virtual reality (VR), augmented reality and motion capture game system named MindLeap. The company made the announcement at GDC where it showcased the system which is based on MindMaze's proprietary neurotechnology engine, which detects and predicts brain and muscle activity to trigger real-time virtual...


New-Version-of-IncrediBuild-Released-for-Game-Acceleration-and-Multi-platform-Development

New Version of IncrediBuild Released for Game Acceleration and Multi platform Development


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by

IncrediBuild, a provider of software development and continuous delivery acceleration technology, has released IncrediBuild 6.1 with enhancements for accelerating multiplatform development including support for Xbox and Playstation SDKs and additional QT acceleration.IncrediBuild harnesses unutilized processing power across networks, speeding the code build and other co...


Independent-Games-Sales-with-Mike-Rose-of-tinyBuild-Games-at-GDC-2015

Independent Games Sales with Mike Rose of tinyBuild Games at GDC 2015


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by

I sat in the session with Mike Rose of Tinybuild at GDC which was all about game sales for developers and which platforms are more ideal for launching a game to. It was a packed house as many anxious developers were interested in hearing the comparative numbers across all of the platforms.Mike pointed out first that developing a good game is only half of the battle -kno...


GDC-Game-Developers-Join-Train-Jam-for-52-Hour-Coding-Journey-from-Chicago-to-San-Francisco

GDC Game Developers Join Train Jam for 52 Hour Coding Journey from Chicago to San Francisco


Monday, March 2, 2015 by

What do you get when you take a collection of game developers, put them on a train in Chicago and send them to GDC in San Francisco? You get Train Jam, the brainchild of Adriel Wallick, an independent game developer most currently based in the Netherlands.Adriel came up with the idea of the Train Jam in 2013 when she traveled from Boston to Seattle via Amtrak’s Empire B...


Day-One-at-GDC,-Sleep-Late-and-Prosper

Day One at GDC, Sleep Late and Prosper


Monday, March 2, 2015 by

Very excited about my first time to attend the Game Developers Conference. I flew into San Francisco Sunday afternoon so that I would be able to get up bright and early to hit the ground running for GDC the next morning, even signing in early late Sunday afternoon. Had a light dinner and was in bed early, all access press pass clutched in my hand – ready to hit the grou...


Americans-Think-iPhone-6-Will-Not-Be-Available-For-Holiday-Shopping

Americans Think iPhone 6 Will Not Be Available For Holiday Shopping


Thursday, December 4, 2014 by

Americans are in belief that hot gift items such as the iPhone 6 will not be available for this holiday shopping season. Among a recent survey conducted, 42% of Americans believe the iPhone 6 will be unavailable, 33% of Americans believe the iPhone 6 Plus (33%) will be unavailable as well as other results for devices such as the Xbox One Console (24%), Samsung Galaxy S5...


O-Brother,-Where-Art-Thou-How-New-Laws-Are-Governing-the-Collection-and-Use-of-Geolocation-Information-Inside-Apps

O Brother, Where Art Thou How New Laws Are Governing the Collection and Use of Geolocation Information Inside Apps


Saturday, September 20, 2014 by

Trying to find out where someone is located is valuable information for businesses and attorneys, but there are new laws winding their way through Congress which directly impact how this information is obtained. In 2000, George Clooney appeared in the Joel and Ethan Coen comedy titled O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Coen brothers’ movie created the story as a modern...


Cross-Platform-Development-Tool-Mono-Offers-Updates

Cross Platform Development Tool Mono Offers Updates


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by

Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to create cross platform applications. Sponsored by Xamarin, Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime. The release of Mono 3.6 offers a number of enhancements and bug fixes. These include improvements in the debugger...


In-Monetization-of-the-App-Economy,-the-Currency-is-“Discovery”

In Monetization of the App Economy, the Currency is “Discovery”


Sunday, June 1, 2014 by

According to recent reports, the battle between Apple and Google to secure the latest and greatest apps is heating up as they offer developers prime placement and promotion in return for temporary exclusivity.Exclusivity isn’t new in digital media; publishers have proven that they can sometimes receive greater uptake due to the extra promotional activities that come wit...


Sony-Announces-New-PS4-Game-Developer-Tools-from-Unity-and-YoYo-Games

Sony Announces New PS4 Game Developer Tools from Unity and YoYo Games


Thursday, March 20, 2014 by

Sony is bringing three new platforms to the Playstation family: GameMaker:Studio from YoYo Games, MonoGame and Unity.Jointly developed by Sony (SCE) and YoYo Games, a GameMaker:Studio native solution for PS4 is now available free for all SCE-licensed developers, making it easier for developers to bring 2D games to PS4 systems. MonoGame make...


If-Apple-ran-the-video-game-business,-this-is-what-is-would-look-like.

If Apple ran the video game business, this is what is would look like.


Thursday, November 29, 2012 by

A CNN report claims that tablet computers are the future of the video games industry, and given Apple's stronghold over the tablet industry that means the iPad (for the foreseeable future) is going to be the future of gaming. Not just handheld gaming, mind – all gaming.If this comes to pass – and it's requiring something of a mental leap from ourselves – ...