Posts from October 2011

Ireland woos industry with new games incentive packages

Ireland’s prime minister Enda Kenny has today announced plans to attract more games development to the country using flexible incentive packages. Games Ireland, a newly formed trade body representing the industry in Ireland, supports the move, which it hopes will change the culture of games development in the country. “All the biggest brands in the world are almost here now,” Games Ireland’s communications director Paul Hayes told GamesIndustry.biz. “We just [read more]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 the most coveted title this year

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Which video game titles top gamers’ wish lists this year? Nielsen’s Top 20 Games to Watch reveals the most anticipated games of the 2011 holiday season, with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 the most coveted among active U.S. gamers. The list was developed by examining a variety of consumer measures from Nielsen’s Video Game Tracking survey, including the top five titles active gamers are considering for purchase. Activision’s Call [read more]