Tag Archives: testing

Valve to ship Steam Box prototypes in 3-4 months

Gabe Newell has revealed customers can expect to get their hands on an early version of Valve’s Steam Box hardware in the next three to four months. Speaking with BBC, the company’s founder explained what point in the process the hardware is at, as well as touching on some of …

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QA Profile: U-Trax

MCV sits down with U-Trax president Richard van der Giessen about the state of the localisation and quality assurance sector. How have publisher attitudes towards the sector changed in the past year? There’s no way to make a general statement about this for all publishers. Some of them really get …

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As triple-A ‘stagnates’, QA firms turn to downloads

QA and localisation firms are generating more money from social and mobile titles than triple-A boxed games. Several companies have told MCV they have had to expand their testing teams to cope with the strong demand for social, casual and downloadable games. Over the last eight months or so, digital, …

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New Counter-Strike game rumoured

It may well not be the news that Half-Life 3: Episode 3 hopers have been waiting for, but if talk of Valve’s next potential game is true then gamers are in for a treat. Kotaku reports that word from folk in the testing community has suggested that a brand new …

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