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16.11.2022

CASE 04. Armor Set for the Halo: Master Chief Collection

3 weeks |

 29,419 

Devoted Studios role: Co-development, Concept Art

Tech details: 

 

About the Game

Halo: The Master Chief Collection offers players their own exciting journey through six games – Halo: Reach, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST Campaign, and Halo 4. It is a military science fiction media franchise, primarily taking place in the 26th century, the franchise centers on conflicts between humanity and a variety of alien species.

 

Project

We collaborated with 343 Industries and Horia Dociu as an Art Director to create five brand new armor sets for the Halo 2: Anniversary (Halo: MCC). Halo 2: Anniversary is a remastered version of Halo 2 and features extra content, high-definition resolution, and remastered audio and graphics. It was released on November 11, 2014, as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection for the Xbox one.

Outcomes

The armor sets we have successfully concepted and developed together have appeared in the game update released in August 2022.

15.10.2022

CASE 03. Network Porting for Blankos Block Party

2 months |

 29,420 

Devoted Studios role: Frontend & Backend Engineering, Art Production

Tech details: Unity, NFT, Blockchain, PC

About the Game

Blankos Block Party is a vibrant open-world multiplayer game styled like a giant block party, with a focus on custom art and design, building your own levels, exploration of user-created levels, and curating your collection of unique and rare Blankos. This game supports the use of Blockchain, NFT technology, or Cryptocurrency. The gameplay enables players to rack up rewards and secure the rarest collectibles to build their own epic collections.

About the Project

Mythical Games needed some extra support accelerating a port of their game’s network infrastructure for better FPS performance on Unity across platforms. We partnered with a team with the right expertise to seamlessly slot in next to the game’s developer Third Kind Games, and the game was successfully launched in December 2020.

 

Outcomes

As a result of our long-lasting collaboration the game was released on schedule and received positive feedback from major industry influencers. The scope of our collaboration has also expanded to game-ready character design performed by the artists of Devoted Studios. 

 

Our team is eager to support your game at each stage of development — engineering, art creation, animation, level design, and management.

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15.10.2022

CASE 02. Palia: Porting to Nintendo Switch

2 months |

 29,421 

Devoted Studios role: Co-development

Tech details: UE4, Nintendo Switch

About the Game

Palia is a massively-multiplayer community simulation game set in a brand new high fantasy world with elements of open-world adventure games, inspired by Animal Crossing and Stardew Valley. It’s a cozy and welcoming world for fans of the community sim genre. The game is in the development stage with the release-date non-assigned. The first Alpha was wrapped-up in March 2022, following Alpha 2 in July 2022.

 

About the Project

The game originally started on PC and the development team aimed to create a cross-platform project adding more platforms from there with the possibility of cross-play. Therefore Singularity 6, Inc. came to us looking for a team to perform game porting to Nintendo Switch. The release on other platforms is planned after the PC launch.

Outcomes – WIP

Our expert team will take on the full scope of work — from deep analyzing and studying requirements to integrating the source code. Thus we can ensure a smooth porting of your game to any platform. Besides, Devoted Studios adapts games to Unreal Engine and Unity.

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15.10.2022

CASE 01. Full-Cycle Parallel Porting of Spellbreak to Nintendo Switch

2 months |

 29,422 

Devoted Studios role: Co-development

Tech details: UE4, Nintendo Switch

About the Game

Spellbreak is a battle royale game that combines magic, roguelike, and RPG elements. Players take on the role of mages, wielding power and mobility. The game was developed by Proletariat Inc. and was first released in September 2022. It is a multi-platform game available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Project

Proletariat Inc. addressed us with the inquiry to bring their hit Spellbreak to Nintendo Switch. After sorting through a few great options, we partnered with an experienced Unreal team on a project that turned into a parallel port as new features were added to the mainline game. This case became a perfect example of how our support provides the ultimate flexibility.

Outcomes

We managed to successfully complete full-cycle porting by the game release on September 3, 2020. We ensured a smooth transition including controls and graphics to make the game feel native to the platform and provide players with an exciting game experience. The game collected positive reviews from players with 71/100 score on Nintendo Switch according to Metacritic. This case became a perfect example of how our support provides the ultimate flexibility.

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