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Interview: F1 2017 creative director Lee Mather

Formula One as a sport has evolved tremendously over the last four years. Coincidentally, so has video games development. Sean Cleaver sat down with F1 2017's creative director Lee Mather, to discuss how Codemasters have coped with changes in this generation and the process behind improving the Forumla One game franchise

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Soedesco: Bringing the game back to farm sims

Soedesco wants to shake up the farm sim genre with its brand-new IP, Real Farm Sim, which launches on PS4, Xbox One and PC in Q4 later this year. Speaking with MCV, executive manager Hans van Brakel said: "There are many things we are focusing on with Real Farm Sim …

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Dovetail on its multi-million pound investment, Dovetail Live and the state of the sim market

We catch up with Dovetail Games CEO Paul Jackson and COO Jon Rissik to find out about its recent investment, its plans for the Dovetail Live platform and the state of the simulation market. You recently secured a multi-million pound investment from UK finance house Alcuin Capital Partners. What do …

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Dovetail: Train Sim World sets a new bar for simulation sector

Simulation specialist Dovetail Games has said that its next generation Train Simulator title, Train Sim World, raises the bar for quality in the market. Speaking to MCV, COO Jon Rissik said that the simulation sector has been blighted by some low quality releases, but that sim projects can now compete …

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Ship Just Got Real: How Dark Souls, Battlefield and Angry Birds inspired sailing sim Naval Action

A hardcore RPG, triple-A shooter and casual mobile hit may not seem like the obvious muses for an ultra-realistic sailing simulator, yet these are the proven mechanics in which Naval Action grounds its complex historical accuracy. Game Labs captain Maxim Zasov teaches Develop the ropes

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Excalibur goes indie

Excalibur has made its name in PC sim games from other studios. Now its focus is on its own IP and indie games. Marketing boss Richard Barclay tells us why How would you assess Excalibur’s performance in the last twelve months? A year ago 75 per cent of our output …

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Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Publishing label Excalibur is considerably cutting back on its simulation business as it invests more into its own IP. The firm is well-known for its sim games, such as Euro Truck Simulator, but it has faced challenges from self-published rivals. The simulation market for us has dried up and we’ve …

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Charting a course through the changing simulation market

As its Excalibur label celebrates its tenth anniversary, MCV catches up with Contact Sales’ MD Robert Stallibrass and marketing boss Richard Barclay about the sim market, owning its own IP and virtual reality… Excalibur is celebrating its tenth birthday. How has the simulation market changed in that time? Robert Stallibrass, …

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