October in Gaming Industry: Alan Wake, GTA III Remastered Trilogy, or Delay of Anticipated Games

From the perspective of Fanatic Games, October was a month during which we successfully completed the largest number of collaborations as of yet. We have started the test phase with several important studios, and we are currently thinking about our next steps. At the same time, we are actively negotiating the launch of several vehicle projects. At Fanatic Games, we plan a very active and successful end of the year.

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Top Five October News

Gaming industry is a very rich one, with dozens of news and announcement every month. In this section, we prepared five most interesting ones from October.

Ubisoft has delayed two anticipated games – The Division Heartland and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake. Previously planned to release during the current fiscal year, the games are now scheduled for the next one, ending at the end of March 2023.

Xbox consoles have helped Microsoft achieve a record revenue of 45,3 billion dollars. In the last quarter, the Xbox division made a 3,6-billion-dollar profit, which is about 16 % more than last year.

After more than 11 years, Remedy has released a remastered version of Alan Wake, a third-person psychological horror that originally came out for Xbox 360 and PC only. Take a look at the launch trailer of the new version that arrived to both PlayStation and Xbox consoles on October 5.

Finnish gaming studio Housemarque has released a long-anticipated update for its rogue-lite action game Returnal. It added a Suspend Cycle feature, allowing you to pause the game and continue your run later.

Rockstar Games has announced a Grand Theft Auto’s remastered trilogy, featuring Grand Theft Auto 3, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The Definitive Edition will include upgraded graphics or smoother textures and is coming on November 11.

Statistics and Chart of the Month

Numbers and percentages are fun, and this section looks exactly at that! The chart below shows the Distribution of Video Gamers in the United States from 2006-2021, by gender, and as you can see, there is not really a big difference.

In the last couple of years, gaming on mobile phones is becoming increasingly more and more popular. However, the statistics below shows Preferred devices for children in the US in 2019 and as it seems, the consoles still rock!


Quote of the Month


PlayStation Vita was released in 2011, but Sony has already forgotten about it. Who has not, though, is Jeff Grubb, who referenced Sony’s handheld in his tweet “Vita means life,” which he wrote regarding Shuhei Yoshida playing Horizon Zero Dawn on Valve’s upcoming handheld Steam Deck.

Number of The Month

Sony Interactive Entertainment released PlayStation 5 around a year ago, with sales getting higher and higher every month. Despite Sony not being able to deliver as many consoles as the customers would like, as of September 2021, they managed to sell more than 13,4 million consoles.

Photo of the Month

Released in 2016, Mafia III took us to a whole new environment, to a fictional city called New Bordeaux. You play as Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam war veteran, who is forced to return to a crime life to help his family fight the local Mafia, with assistance of the Mafia II protagonist Vito Scaletta.


Fanatic Games


We are the pioneers of outsourced graphics for the gaming industry. We offer only high-quality work for a reasonable and fair price. Fanatic Games believes that every client has their very own specific needs and that there is no substitute for quality art, which then has a major effect on the player. We have illustrious worldwide references. We honour quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency. We manage all projects in a flexible and transparent way amd we use multilevel quality control. Our clients get an outstanding value for money. We are not just outsourcers, we are your partners. We save your capacity and time.