Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Summary
Developeris super chuffed with their latest fiscal report for Q2, with heist shooter Payday 2 performing better in sales than last year's Q2.
They're "very proud" of this "very rare" occurrence within the games industry, and the company is "getting close to the opening" of their new Los Angeles office, which will host the Geminose team.
Josef Fares, filmmaker and creator of indie hit Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, has revealed that he has cancelled his next feature film in order to concentrate on creating a new game.
Speaking "I'm doing short animated movies. But the feature film I can't do because that takes a long time. I want to look at this (his next game) and focus on that.", Fares said;
Swedish developer Starbreeze had accumulatively lost around £8.66m from 1998 to June 2013, but within just two quarters their generated profit before tax reached £9.59m. Starbreeze is back in the black.
What's to thank for this? Starbreeze boss Bo Andersson points to "new business model, reorganisation" and establishing their own IPs: Payday and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.
The first game in Xbox Live Arcade's Summer of Arcade, the highly anticipated Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons in now available for Xbox 360 users. It runs 1200 Microsoft Points ($14.99). The game is being developed by Swedish film director Josef Fares in collaboration with Starbreeze.
Major Nelson has revealed the schedule for the annual Summer of Arcade for 2013, which will be starting on the 7th August. The four games that will be highlighted includes James Silva's long-awaited Charlie Murder.