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Hitman developer IO opens new studio

IO Interactive has movedto a new studio in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. The Hitman developer describes this new office, which features an on-site motion capture studio, as ‘open, bright and ultra-modern’. Table-football tournaments and arcade machines are also amongst the perks, the firm revealed. IO also unveiled a new, fully adaptable …

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International Factfile 2016: Denmark

The Danish games market had revenues reaching $245m (188m) as of June 2016, according to data firm Newzoo. It is the 36th biggest market worldwide and No.15 in Europe. Danish games industry trade body Interactive Denmark reported in its latest study that the industry’s turnover had increased by 196 per …

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Territory Report: Nordic countries

Boxed game sales continue to be a core driver of the Nordic games market, despite a recent decline at games retail in the region. According to the Association for the Nordic Game Industry (ANGI), in 2014, the value of Nordic retail sales decreased by 18 per cent. More games were …

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Dota tournament The Defense returns on Danish TV

The original Dota 2 international tournament, The Defense, makes its return with a live television broadcast contract. The tournament, which began in 2011 organised by joinDOTA, has returned after a two year hiatus with a $75,000 base prize pool and televised games. Over ten weeks, Danish channel TV 2 ZULU …

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International Factfile 2015: Denmark

Market research firm Newzoo estimates that the Danish video games market generated $221.46 billion during 2014. This makes it the 27th biggest country in the world for video games, between its overseas neighbour Norway and Portugal in 26th and 28th, respectively. According to the latest Consumer Study of Denmark by …

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Xbox One hitting other EU countries and Japan in September

There is finally a release date for Xbox One in a number of key territories, including Japan. The machine will arrive in the following regions in September: ArgentinaBelgiumChileColombiaCzech RepublicDenmarkFinlandGreeceHungaryIndiaIsraelJapanKoreaNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRussiaSaudi ArabiaSingaporeSlovakiaSouth AfricaSwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUAE The machine had originally been pencilled in for a global launch last November but in August Microsoft confirmed that …

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