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Real Boxing Vita Dev: Sony Are "Really Supportive To Indie Developers," But "Challenging"

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Jonathan Lester
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Real Boxing Vita Dev: Sony Are "Really Supportive To Indie Developers," But "Challenging"

"They Really Know Their Hardware"

Sony's concrete support of the burgeoning indie development scene is common knowledge, and Vivid Games have added their voices to praise the console manufacturer for their continued assistance with Real Boxing Vita. However, they're apparently also very hands-on during the development process and occasionally "challenging" to work with.

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Indie Developers "Unimpressed" By Xbox One Reveal, But Hopeful For E3 Turnaround

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Jonathan Lester
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Indie Developers "Unimpressed" By Xbox One Reveal, But Hopeful For E3 Turnaround

"It's Not A Good Portent For Gaming Goodness To Come"

Dealspwn.com has heard from several high-profile independent developers (including Cthulhu Saves The World creator Robert Boyd and ex-Insomniac weapon designer Nathan Fouts) who are worried about Microsoft's perceived focus on entertainment and lack of support for self-publishing indie developers following the Xbox One reveal event.

That said, they all also suggest that we won't know the whole story until June 10th.

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Lab Zero Games: Reverge Layoffs Weren't "Malicious Or Acrimonious"

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Jonathan Lester
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Lab Zero Games: Reverge Layoffs Weren't "Malicious Or Acrimonious"

Yesterday, we learned that the development team behind phenomenal competition fighting game Skullgirls had been laid off from Reverge Labs back in June, and have now formed their own studio after a few months of unemployment. Lab Zero Games have told us that the split was neither "malicious or acrimonious," and that it was probably originally supposed to be a temporary cost-cutting measure.

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Sony: "Sorcery Is Still In Development"

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Brendan Griffiths
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Missing PlayStation Move title pulls re-appearing act

Good news everyone, the promising PlayStation Move title, Sorcery, is still in development despite disappearing from our radars for almost a year. Hugo Bustillos, Sony’s UK PR Executive today confirmed to us: “Yes, Sorcery is still in development.”

There are no details on a release date as of yet, we imagine there’s still some time to go. The last sign of life we had from the developer, The Workshop, was a job listing at Game Guzzler for a UI (User Interface) Artist, posted back in May this year.

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