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The next version of Artifact won’t have the most common part of collectible card games

Valve is still working on Artifact. In the latest blog post, Valve revealed that their big plans to revitalize the virtual card game include a feature that bucks the trend of most other collectible card games. In the future, they’re not going to have any ways to purchase cards with real money. The only way […]

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Green Hippo gains competitive advantage with a Medialooks SDK

London-based Green Hippo manufactures media servers—video playback devices for the live entertainment and broadcast industries. We sat down with Nigel Sadler, Special Projects Director, to discuss how our codecs engine has helped him make their product easier to operate for the end users.

The Green Hippo servers target three distinct markets: the big screens at festivals and concerts (the live concert arena market)—such as the recent Nature One Festival in Hasselbach, Germany; screens and panels behind performers on big TV shows—such as The X Factor and the Got Talent franchise; and finally the theme parks market, where Green Hippo has gained notable expertise in building projection mapping.

The Eurovision Song Contest.

Nigel says reliability is of most importance to his customers:

In a way, nearly everything we do involves either hundreds of thousands of viewers or thousands of people turning up in an arena. So, not working is not an

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Like the mob, Grand Theft Auto IV is hard to stamp out

Grand Theft Auto IV is dead on PC, but Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition is taking over its turf. If you weren’t aware, GTA4 on PC used Games for Windows Live to authenticate and login for multiplayer. With GFWL essentially being abandoned by Microsoft, it made installing and starting GTA4 kind of a hassle […]

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Video Transport powers remote production for Lucca Comics & Games

Weave Creative Media is a video production company in Milan, Italy, originally focused on servicing brands—not just streaming, but also commercials, short films and branded content. The last two years the company has been doing more and more broadcasts in the area of esports and rapidly learning new technologies, such as NDI®. For instance, Weave produced the finals of the SRO E-Sport GT Series held in Barcelona this September and hosted the most viewed stream on Twitch Italy that hit more than 500,000 viewers.

We had a conversation with Nicholas Boscarello, who was recently in charge of the official Twitch studio at Lucca Comics & Games—the most important fair in Europe for comics, games, cosplay and video games. With the help of Video Transport it was possible to receive feeds from 8 locations to the main studio, where conversations with guests would be occasionally interrupted by scheduled live streams reporting … Read more

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Dying Light has a baby-safe mode for all you babies

Dying Light is celebrating its fifth year of existence. There will be in-game events, gifts, and lots of zombie killing until March 19th. Whatever your feelings on the parkour undead-kicking adventure, Techland has given fans unwavering support for a much longer time than many other games that launched in 2015. But what if you’re less […]

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