Month: November 2020

Man born without a hand gets Metal Gear Solid 3D-printed bionic arm

Daniel Melville interview: What it feels like to have a Metal Gear Solid bionic arm

Daniel Melville was born without a right hand. But the 29-year-old from Reading, UK is up for high-fives now that he has a new bionic arm. And it’s not just any bionic arm. This is a real 3D printed prosthesis based on the Metal Gear Solid video game series. Open Bionics and Metal Gear Solid …

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TinyBuild invests $3 million in Secret Neighbor developer Hologryph

TinyBuild invests $3 million in Secret Neighbor developer Hologryph

Game editor TinyBuild announced that it has invested $ 3 million in a game studio Hologryph, the development team behind the successful multiplayer game Secret Neighbor. The investment grants TinyBuild a controlling stake in the studio, and the funds will be used to support new intellectual property soon to be announced for PlayStation 5 and …

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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin sells 500,000 copies less than a month after launch

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin sells 500,000 copies less than a month after launch

Editor Xseed Games announced today that Sakuna: rice and ruin has sold over 500,000 copies. Sakuna debuted on November 10. It’s available on Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game combines 2D side scrolling action with agricultural simulation elements. Independent developer Edelweiss, who also produced the 2014 shoot-’em-up Astebreed, created Sakuna. Xseed releases the console …

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Studio MDHR will delay Cuphead's The Delicious Last Course DLC

Studio MDHR will delay Cuphead’s The Delicious Last Course DLC

MDHR Studio announced in a tweet that he had delayed the release of his Cuphead downloadable content, dubbed The Delicious Last Course. The Canadian games studio said it made the difficult decision amid the pandemic to postpone the DLC to an unspecified date. In a letter, co-founders Chad and Jared Moldenhauer said, “Like Studio MDHR, …

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Supercell invests $2.8 million in 2Up, a co-op mobile game studio

Supercell invests $2.8 million in 2Up, a co-op mobile game studio

Supercell invests $ 2.8 million in New Zealand games studio 2Up games, which is working on a cooperative mobile game. This is another example of a fundraising frenzy for games, which have seen increased use in the pandemic and over 100 investments in game studios in the past nine months. Supercell was among the most …

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PUBG keeps winning the influencer battle royale

PUBG keeps winning the influencer battle royale

As esports picks up steam and continues to increase audience size, brands are turning to activations with gaming influencers. But which ones are most successful when it comes to generating engagement and influence from sponsored content? This article is part of our series leveraging the Share of Influence report from influencer marketing platform CreatorIQ, which …

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