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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD development outsourced to contractor Virtuos

After delaying its pilgrimage to North American PS3s and Vitas, the cast of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will set out to stop Sin again on March 18. The visually-upgraded, content-rich telling of Yuna's story has kept fans waiting for a while, and it looks like outsourcing contractor Virtuos is...

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Crowdsourcing company introduces the 'game-ification' of dull labor

What might look like a bridge of gibberish to you is more precisely a string of seemingly random Finnish words (so, yeah -- gibberish). See a word and type it. Do so correctly and you'll have constructed a segment of the bridge, leading a parade of moles across a chasm. You repeat the process -- ...

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Study: Development outsourcing not as dreamy as it sounds

GameBizBlog reports that a new study from development consulting firm Beriah suggests outsourcing game development isn't always the best option. The report seems to center on the UK, noting that low salaries for developers in certain territories don't necessarily translate to dramatic savings. As ...

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Meteos Disney Magic outsourced

If you were concerned about having to love the new Disney version of Meteos because you're a huge Q Entertainment/Tetsuya Mizuguchi fanboy, well, now you can take a second, more critical look at it. As it turns out, Q outsourced their game to two companies: Platinum Egg, who did a Harvest Moon puzz...

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Report: next-gen developers turn to outsourcing, immediate future is bleak

A new report published by Screen Digest exposes the growing trend of outsourcing game development to low-cost specialists in Eastern Europe and South Asia. The report estimates that 60% of game developers currently outsource their projects and predicts that these companies will spend $1.1 billion on...

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