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Amazon cancels Crucible, just five months after its initial release

Amazon’s Crucible is most likely the biggest flop of 2020. Crucible was a free to play sci-fi PvP shooter that came out in May 2020. In July 2020, after a disappointing launch, the team decided to move the game into closed beta. And yesterday, Amazon announced that it will discontinue the game’s development. Continue reading Amazon cancels Crucible, just five months after its initial release

Lost Ark may finally come to the West as Amazon and Smilegate sign a new publishing deal

Amazon Games today announced it has reached an exclusive publishing agreement for North America and Europe with Korean developer Smilegate RPG. They will collaborate to publish a game releasing next year, with specific details to come at a later date. Continue reading Lost Ark may finally come to the West as Amazon and Smilegate sign a new publishing deal

Amazon’s Lumberyard Beta 1.12 is now available to everyone, adding over 400 updates

Amazon has released a brand new beta version of its Lumberyard Engine. According to the company, Lumberyard Beta 1.12 adds over 400 updates, including a new Fur Shader, Gems for rain, lightning, water, and snow, plus updates to Script Canvas and the Text-to-Speech Gem. Continue reading Amazon’s Lumberyard Beta 1.12 is now available to everyone, adding over 400 updates

SpeedTree 8 is now available for free to all Amazon Lumberyard developers

IDV has announced that SpeedTree 8 for Lumberyard was released today under a free license provided by Amazon to all Lumberyard developers. Used in more than 1,000 games and more than 100 feature films and animations, SpeedTree is the award-winning procedural 3D modeling tool that makes it faster and easier for developers to model complex vegetation. Continue reading SpeedTree 8 is now available for free to all Amazon Lumberyard developers