Crystal Dynamics

Type: Company
Name: Crystal Dynamics
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

5 Square Enix franchises Sony’s going to miss

By now you’ll no doubt have heard the news that, in an effort to lift its profits and minimise loss, Sony Computer Entertainment has sold off its shares in game publisher Square Enix , producers of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts among many others. The ... [Published Gearburn - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sony Sells Square Enix Portfolio: Company No Longer Owns Its 9.52 million Shares

Sony Computer Entertainment has sold off all of its Square Enix shares. The multimedia conglomerate has unloaded 9.52 million shares from the Tokyo-based video game developer, the publisher of the "Final Fantasy" series and owner of Redwood City, Calif.-based ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tomb Raider 2 Has New Economy System, Job Listings Mention

Tomb Raider 2, the next iteration in the action adventure series from Crystal Dynamics, has just received some more details via several job listings posted by the studio, confirming that, while it has mostly the same mechanics, it will also feature some ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Go behind the scenes with The Final Hours of Titanfall

The Final Hours of Titanfall is out now for Mac, iPad, and Windows, giving gamers an interactive ebook look at the development of Respawn Entertainment’s mech-enhanced shooter. Written and produced by Geoff Keighley, Final Hours is filled with exclusive ... [Published Digital Trends - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sledgehammer Games' Glen Schofield Named Speaker for Golden Gate University's Graduate Commencement Ceremony

- Glen A. Schofield, CEO and co-founder of Sledgehammer Games, will be the speaker at Golden Gate University's commencement ceremony for students who've earned graduate degrees from the Braden School of Tax, Ageno School of Business and the School of ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Amy Hennig lands at Visceral

Amy Hennig didn't take much time off between jobs. Less than a month after Hennig left Naughty Dog amid reports she had been "forced out," the creative director and writer of the Uncharted series has landed at Electronic Arts' Visceral Games, the studio ... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Thrills & Chills: How Lara Croft became Tomb Raider

Developer: Crystal DynamicsPublisher: Square EnixPlatforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4Price: 1999 (PC), 2999 (PS3,Xbox 360), 3999 (PS4, Xbox One)The long running series of Tomb Raider received a reboot in 2013, which was an excellent game and we ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Square Enix's Karl Stewart moves on to Petrol Agency

Karl Stewart, an eight year veteran of Square Enix, has announced that he's leaving the publisher to join advertising agency Petrol. Stewart has most recently held the position of VP of strategic marketing for Europe and North America.Announcing the move ... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

The Last of Us Takes Game of the Year at GDC Choice Awards

The Last of Us seems determined to sweep up as many Game of the Year awards as possible and has managed to triumph at the Game Developers Choice Awards, while also picking up the prizes offered for Best Design and Best Narrative.The awards are based on ... [Published Softpedia - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bringing games to life with live-action series

Video entertainment network Machinima released its first trailer Friday for a live action web-series, in which actors star as video game characters based on the popular fighting game “Street Fighter.” While Ryu might Hadouken his way to being a kick-ass ... [Published Northern Star - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Tomb Raider's 2013 Reboot "On Course to Become the Best-Selling Game in the History of the ...

Tomb Raider's 2013 Reboot "On Course to Become the Best-Selling Game in the History of the Franchise"Category: GamingAuthor: ClayMeowBack in January, Tomb Raider executive producer Scot Amos told Eurogamer that the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot finally achieved ... [Published Overclockers Club - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Jan 09 2014 - Updated Jan 10 2014 - 2 reports

GDC Awards Nominees Announced, The Last Of Us Receives 5 Nominations

By and large, gaming award shows don’t matter at all. Most are voted upon either by gamers or critics and don’t ever feel that important. In contrast, the Game Developer Choice Awards always feel important as this is only the awards show where the nominees ... [Published WebProNews - Jan 09 2014]

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"Design responsibilities include but are not limited to RPG lite elements, character progression, game difficulty, player mechanics, economy, combat difficulty, world systems design and general maintenance from concept to ship."
...With his MBA from GGU, he says, "I went from running art teams to running a business that makes $200 to $300 million and more." He started his career as an artist and art director for Absolute Entertainment...
...'completely made' makes them delighted with anticipation, but also for a designer, it's a difficulty that we have to get rid of," Tetsuya discussed. "The lot of things that we need to do keeps enhancing, and if we to keep trying to expand we'll never ever be finished."
"Two amazing things entered my life in 1977: Star Wars and the Atari 2600," Hennig posted. "This opportunity is the confluence of the two most influential experiences of my youth, and I couldn't be more excited to go on this journey."

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5 Square Enix franchises Sony’s going to miss [Published Gearburn - Apr 23 2014]
Sony Sells Square Enix Portfolio: Company No Lo... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 22 2014]
Tomb Raider 2 Has New Economy System, Job Listi... [Published Softpedia - Apr 20 2014]
Go behind the scenes with The Final Hours of Ti... [Published Digital Trends - Apr 18 2014]
Sledgehammer Games' Glen Schofield Named Speake... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Final Fantasy XV PS4 Release Date Update: Squar... [Published SBWire - Apr 07 2014]
Uncharted creative director to lead new EA Star... [Published ArsTechnica - Apr 03 2014]
Amy Hennig lands at Visceral [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Apr 03 2014]
Uncharted creative director to lead new EA Star... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 03 2014]
Thrills & Chills: How Lara Croft became Tomb Ra... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Mar 30 2014]
5 reasons to love living in Redwood City [Published Cupertino Patch - Mar 21 2014]
Square Enix's Karl Stewart moves on to Petrol A... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Mar 20 2014]
The Last of Us Takes Game of the Year at GDC Ch... [Published Softpedia - Mar 20 2014]
Last of Us wins Game of the Year at Game Develo... [Published E27 - Mar 20 2014]
The Last of Us wins Game of the Year at GDCA [Published Examiner.com - Mar 20 2014]
The Last Of Us Wins Big At GDC Awards [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 20 2014]
Bringing games to life with live-action series [Published Northern Star - Mar 17 2014]
Tomb Raider's 2013 Reboot "On Course to Become ... [Published Overclockers Club - Mar 07 2014]
Will we ever have love affairs with video game ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 28 2014]
Tomb Raider – Definitive Edition offers a reaso... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jan 28 2014]
Check out ‘next-gen’ Lara Croft, ready for ‘Tom... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jan 22 2014]
GDC Awards Nominees Announced, The Last Of Us R... [Published WebProNews - Jan 09 2014]
GDC Awards Nominees Announced, The Last Of Us R... [Published WebProNews Feed - Jan 09 2014]
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Revealed At VGX [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 09 2013]
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Revealed At VGX [Published WebProNews - Dec 09 2013]
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Uncharted creative director to lead new EA Star... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 03 2014]
We can only hope Hennig's contributions to her new Star Wars video game are more elegant than our hastily made Boba Drake. Electronic Arts has hired Amy Hennig, creative director and writer for the Uncharted video game franchise, as the new creative ...
Tomb Raider – Definitive Edition offers a reaso... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jan 28 2014]
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, is last years best triple-A game rebuilt for next-gen consoles, outpacing even the PC version in some regards for graphical fidelity. For a general overview of the game, please see my review from last year . Below, ...
Check out ‘next-gen’ Lara Croft, ready for ‘Tom... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jan 22 2014]
When “Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition” is released Jan. 28 for Xbox One, we’ll see a “next-gen” Lara Croft, one of our favorite game heroes, whose entire model was upgraded with new textures and materials, says Scot Amos, the game’s executive producer. ...
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