torsdag 7 april 2011

Minecraft - a Multi Million industry

1.8 million - so many have paid for access to the Mine Craft since alpha version was released in June last year. And the unbacked success story brings in lots of money: author Mark Pearson said in an Reddit talk that it has sold some 800 000 alpha-versions for 9.95 euros each, and after the beta was released in December, over a million versions sold for 14 , 95 euro each. In all, the game dragged close to 23 million euros, or about 200 million Swedish kronor.

Although a proportion of income spent on taxes, Paypal fees and other expenses are Mark agree that these are large sums, and he feels overwhelmed by the game's success.

Mine Craft managed and developed by GADGET Entertainment and the company plans to release the game to the IOS and Android. They are also working on a new project called Scrolls which is supposed to show up this year and as you read more about here.

tisdag 5 april 2011

Code A lineup for GSL march StarCraft 2

The Emperor and his team Slayer have all six players in the GSL Jul Code A. In the picture he is posing after winning the team competition Global StarCraft II Team League March.

Now all the players for the upcoming season of GSL Code A clear. Notably, there is no single "Foreigner" on the list, leagues in the U.S. and competitions in Europe attracts visiting obviously more than a professional life in Korea.

Professionals Act Slayers and MVP dominated by six players were in Code A.

GSL May - Code A
Slayers Boxer (T)
Slayer Ryung (T)
My Slayer (Z)
Slayer yugioh (Z)
Slayer Ganzi (T)
Slayer MMA (T)

MVP violet (Z)
MVP explosionNL (P)
MVP Finale (P)
MVP Lure (P)
MVP Noblesse (T)
MVP Keen (T)

Star tale Ace (P)
Star tale, August (S)
Star tale Bombs (T)
Star tale Squirtle (P)

fou TheBest (T)
fou Leenock (Z)
fou choya (P)
fou Topclass (P)

ZeNEX Line (Z)
ZeNEX Coca (Z)

TSL Alive (T)
TSL Revival (Z)

IM PeanutCracker (P)

NSHoSeo VanVanth (P)
ogs Hyperdub (T)
Prime.WE Creator (P)
NSHoSeo Tassadar (P)
Brown (P)

New Anno in a future enviroment!

Having logged the most centuries in the last millennium, the second half do now Anno series an unexpected change of scenery. In winter release anno 2070, where the environment is your greatest enemy.

About 59 years climate change has reached a critical point where large areas of arable land on earth is below sea level. Mankind must adapt to survive, and according to Caroline Stevens, Brand Manager at Ubisoft are the only advantages to the classic series set in the future.

- Thanks framtidsinramnning game developers have avoided all historical restrektioner and able to think bigger than before.

The game is released in the winter but you can already watch the first four screenshots in our image.