In the News – Sumo Digital May 2022

1st June 2022 News

Welcome to the May 2022 (and very first) edition of Sumo Digital’s In the News!

No need to scour the web or rustle through your local paper as here we take a look back at some of the latest media coverage highlighting the fantastic efforts of our Sumo Digital studios from around the world and, of course, the talented people working within them.

Join us as we take a look at what our studios have been up to in the press throughout the month of May.

Unreal Engine 5’s Megascans will be a game-changer says Amit Kumar Mehar

During this year’s State of Unreal Keynote Presentation, which gave us a glimpse of what developers will have at their disposal with Unreal Engine 5, Epic revealed that over 30 studios are currently developing titles via this engine, including Sumo Digital.

In this interview with Sportskeeda, Sumo India’s Senior Graphics Programmer Amit Kumar Mehar shared his experience of working with Unreal Engine 5, and what it holds for the future of Sumo India developers and the industry.

You can read the full interview here.

Creating the Maps for ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

Bloody Disgusting was among the media outlets that shared Gun Interactive’s insightful update, in which the developer unveiled the maps for the Family House, Gas Station and Slaughterhouse that are set to appear in the upcoming Texas Chain Saw Massacre game, co-developed with Sumo Nottingham.

The article looks at the process of recreating the iconic locations from the 1974 movie as game environments, and how they may require different playstyles depending on where players find themselves in the midst of the horrors that lie ahead.

Check out all the details right here.

10 Most Chill Walking Simulators For Gamers Who Want To Relax

We love a good walking sim game, don’t we? There’s something magical about taking a gentle stroll through unique game worlds. Times News Express put together a wonderful piece on the 10 most chill walking simulators for gamers who want to relax – including The Chinese Room’s atmospheric walking sim Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture.

Take a look at the full list here.

Another win for Sumo Digital in partnership with THRIVE

Sumo Digital is never far away from an award, and Learning News happily reported on us receiving our second award in partnership with THRIVE. Sumo scooped silver in ‘Best Use of Digital Technologies’ at the 2022 UK Employee Experience Awards, as well as winning silver in the ‘Best Use of Digital Technologies’ category back in April at the Learning Excellence Awards.

You can find out more about these awards and Sumo Digital’s partnership with THRIVE here.


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