On March 28, the WN CEO Summit took place. This time it was held in the capital of Great Britain. It was attended by 100 high-ranking employees of gaming and IT companies from 15 countries of the world.
Everything about growth opportunities in the games industry, finding new revenue streams, building mutually-beneficial partnerships, and networking. This section also contains valuable tips from experienced professionals.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a middle-level product analyst at Azur Games, a game producer at Playkot and a game designer at Airicore.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a game analyst at ZiMAD, a chief accountant at WN Media Group and a leading game designer at SVMD.The selection was prepared by Marina Lopatina, Director of Business Development of Talents In Games.
Tencent has announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022. Let’s focus on the key points and results that the Chinese company achieved in the gaming business.
In February, the official comic book for the Shadow Fight franchise appeared on the bookshelves of the CIS. We talked with Nikita Korzhavin, Nekki‘s business development director, about how the comic was being worked on and what task it solves for the game franchise.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. Wanted this week: technical artist at Lesta Games, game producer at Craft Games and senior designer at WN Media Group.
Last year, NetDragon Websoft appointed a new CEO who was not a human, but an AI bot. This non-trivial solution eventually helped the Chinese company increase the value of its shares.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now demanding additional documents from Microsoft. The regulator wants more information related to the company’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: QA-team leader at Playkot, event coordinator at WN Media Group and VFX-artist at ExoGenesis.
Microsoft and Sony have responded to the provisional findings of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority. The main stumbling blocks are the potential exclusivity of Call of Duty and the impact of the Activision Blizzard deal on consoles and subscription services.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a product analyst at Dankolab, a game producer at Craft Games and a VFX artist at ExoGenesis.
The use of Midjourney allowed the Lost Lore game studio to significantly optimize the costs of creating art. How exactly, — Evgeny Kitkin, the founder and CEO of the studio, told in his column.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a game engine developer at MYTONA, a leading UA manager at Dankolab and a game designer at ZiMAD.
Telltale Games studio has closed the Series A funding round. During it, the developers received $8 million from the Hiro Capital fund and Skybound Entertainment.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. Wanted this week: delivery director at Playkot, game designer at JustMoby and financial manager at Fun to Mass Games.
VK has started work on the creation of a Russian open source game engine. It allocates one billion rubles for its development. This was announced during a press conference with the participation of Maksut Shadaev and Vladimir Kiriyenko. App2Top has prepared an edited* transcript of the event.
A possible break in the deal with Microsoft will not lead to the resignation of Bobby Kotick, sources tell Fox Business. According to them, if antitrust regulators still do not approve the sale of Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, the Cat will continue to lead the company.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week, they are wanted: a game producer at Craft Games, a chief monetization manager at Dankolab and the head of sales at Payler gaming.
February 9 Amazon Web Services (AWS) representatives They will hold a workshop within the framework of the WN Belgrade’23 conference. They will tell you how to improve the key metrics of the game at different stages of its life cycle.
Amazon will hold a special workshop at the upcoming WN Belgrade’23 conference. The talk, aimed at a non-technical audience, will guide attendees through the different stages of a game’s lifecycle and provide insights into monetization, retention, and other metrics.
Another game company has been hit by layoffs. The Western arm of Korean publisher NCSoft has cut one-fifth of its staff and the division’s CEO Jeffrey Anderson has stepped down from his position.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a game designer at ZiMAD, a 2D/3D animator at Lesta Games and a VFX artist at ExoGenesis.
Nick Katselapov, Chief Business Development Officer at Wargaming, has been added to the list of people related to terrorism by KGB Belarus (the State Security Committee). He was accused of financing terrorist activity.
The KGB of Belarus has added Nikolay Katselapov, Director of Business Development at Wargaming, to the list of persons involved in terrorism. The corresponding entry appeared on the agency’s website on January 3, however, the media paid attention to it only now.
The game development studio Lost Lore has shared with us some tips for using AI in making art for mobile games.
Oleg Tuzov, project manager of Belka Games, spoke about the experience of launching an R&D department, building processes in it, and also gave several recommendations to those who are interested in launching a similar department in the company.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a game engine developer at MYTONA, a game designer at JustMoby and a marketing intern at WN Media Group.
The blockchain company Mythical Games is expanding. She announced that she became the owner of the DMarket platform. The size of the transaction is not disclosed.
We summed up the results of last year together with Anatoly Sharifulin, CEO and co-founder of AppFollow. He spoke about the difficulties faced by the company, as well as about the key changes in the ASO market.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week, they are wanted: the head of the ASO direction at Dankolab, a financial manager at Fun to Mass Games and a game logic programmer at Lesta Games.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week we are looking for: UI/UX designer at Lesta Games, game designer at ZiMAD and a leading recruiter at WN Media Group.
Denis Kachura, the arbitration manager in the bankruptcy case of Game Insight in Russia, spoke about what is happening in the publishing house of mobile games. He stated that in his many-year career, he had never encountered such defiant and ugly behavior of the company before.
John Smedley, experienced executive and one of the creators of EverQuest, has stepped down as the head of Amazon Game Studios San Diego. He has been with the company for six years, but hasn’t shipped a single game.
WN Media Group has announced the first WN Conference in Serbia. We tell you what to expect from the event.
We continue to sum up the results of 2022 together with the heads of gaming companies and market experts. Next up is an interview with Alexandra Kurdyumova and Bogdan Mikhailov, Senior partner and Head of Digital at Versus.legal, respectively.
Cryptozima will not be a big problem for the blockchain games market, according to the authors of a recent study on ResearchAndMarkets. They predict that the market turnover will grow from $4.6 billion in 2022 to $65.7 billion in 2027.
On the eve of the New Year, App2Top continues to publish a series of “Results” materials, in which it interviews top managers and experts of the gaming industry (and related ones) about how the year has passed for their company and the market. Next up is an interview with Vyacheslav Utochkin, co—founder and general producer of the gaming company Geeky House.
The ResearchAndMarkets portal published a study on the market of games distributed by subscription. According to analysts’ forecast, by 2031, the turnover of this market will reach $55.94 billion.
We summed up the results of the year together with Victoria Belyaeva, head of the Business development and PR department of AppQuantum. She spoke about the success of the publisher, the growth of the quality of Chinese idlers and the hybridization of genres.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week, they are wanted: a product analyst at Playkot, a leading UA manager at Dankolab and the head of sales in the Payler gaming direction.
We continue to summarize the results of 2022 together with top managers and experts of the gaming industry (and related ones). Next up is an interview with Kirill Perevozchikov, the founder of the White Label PR agency.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a leading business development manager at Playkot, a level designer at GFA Games and a VFX artist at ExoGenesis.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: a game designer at ZiMAD, a CG Generalist at AIRICORE and a senior 2D concept environment artist at ExoGenesis.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: an Android developer at Incrdbl Mobile Entertainment, a leading UX artist at Agranovsky IT and a 2D animator at ExoGenesis.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. This week they are wanted: Unity developer at AIRICORE, chief monetization manager at Dankolab and Android developer at Incrdbl Mobile Entertainment.
We are publishing a new list with gaming vacancies. Wanted this week: CG Generalist at AIRICORE, Lead UA Manager at Dankolab and Senior 2D concept environment Artist at ExoGenesis.
Rollic Games, part of Zynga (which itself is part of Take-Two), was joined by the German developer and publisher Popcore Games. The amount and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Evgenia Zibareva, Business Development Director of VKontakte, shared the platform’s plans in an interview with Vedomosti.
A group of Epic Games veterans have founded the new indie studio called Noodle Cat Games. They have already raised $4.1 million to hire staff and develop their debut title, while also offering flexible working options to their team members.
The next WN Conference will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel next week, on November 23-24. The program for the upcoming event has finally been announced, with talks from games industry experts, panel discussions, and private roundtables.