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Video: How to design educational games for low income students
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:29:00 -0400

In this GDC 2018 talk, IDEO's Peter Slattery and Kate Schnippering discuss specific methods for tackling educational objectives in games for reaching a wide range of students. ...

Betting platform nabs license for cryptocurrency gambling on eSports
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:52:00 -0400

Live-betting esports platform Unikrn had its crypto-gambling license approved by the Isle of Man earlier today, allowing for users to legally gamble on video game competitions via crypto-currency.  ...

EA Origin Access includes more indie games in its repertoire
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:41:00 -0400

Last week EA announced its new collection of games available to Origin Access subscribers for the month of October, which includes many indie games this time around. ...

Get a job: MLB Advanced Media is hiring a Lead Technical Director
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:22:00 -0400

NYC-based MLB Advanced Media is looking to immediately fill a Lead TD position. The TD is responsible for the entire MLB Advanced Media engineering team, in close coordination with the other leads. ...

Rockstar devs detail the company's long and troubled relationship with crunch
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:07:00 -0400

A long and in-depth story from Kotaku collects the experiences of over 70 Rockstar developers, 43 former and 34 current, to dig into the developer†™s public and private relationship with crunch culture.  ...

Submissions for the 2019 DICE Awards are now open to developers
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:55:00 -0400

Registration for the 2019 DICE summit is now open, with the annual event returning to Las Vegas from February 10 to the 13 at a new venue, the Aria Resort & Casino. ...

Don't Miss: Level design lessons from Super Mario Bros. 3
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:39:00 -0400

Today marks 30 years since Super Mario Bros. 3 first released in Japan. In this 2011 blog post, Radek Koncewicz traces some of the game's clever design tricks that made it a series mainstay. ...

A Nintendo-backed initiative aims to work Labo into classrooms
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:18:00 -0400

Nintendo has joined forces with the Institute of Play to kick off an initiative that seeks to use its craftable Nintendo Labo kits as a way to introduce STEAM concepts to elementary school kids. ...

VR and AR dev Resolution Games secures $7.5 million in funding
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:18:00 -0400

The developer behind the Magic Leap game Angry Birds FPS has closed a Series B funding round that now leaves the company with an additional $7.5 million to its name. ...

Study how VR can help raise awareness about real issues at XRDC
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:31:00 -0400

Come to XRDC in San Francisco next week and meet leading VR/AR/MR innovators from around the world, including a pair speaking about how they use VR to raise environmental awareness about oil drilling! ...

Brewing meaningful UX in the interactive visual novel Coffee Talk
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:41:00 -0400

Toge Productions UX and UI engineer intern Adlan Arvyanda Ramly explains how they improved the user interface, user experience, and general usability of chatty barista simulator, Coffee Talk. ...

Classic Tools Retrospective: The tools that built Deus Ex, with Chris Norden
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:09:00 -0400

David Lightbown interviews Chris Norden about the history of tools development for Deus Ex. Learn how the team customized the Unreal Editor, developed dialogue and export tools, created lip-sync technology, and more. ...

Video: Exploring helplessness in Bury Me, My Love
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:32:00 -0400

In this GDC 2018 talk, The Pixel Hunt's Florent Maurin explains how he tried to confront players with a feeling of helplessness through a series of design choices in Bury Me, My Love. ...

Warhammer: Vermintide devs acquire A Sweet Studio AB
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:41:00 -0400

Independent studio Fatshark, best known for Warhammer: Vermintide, announced earlier today that it has acquired neighboring Swedish game developer A Sweet Studio AB.  ...

Get a job: Wevr is hiring a Senior Designer/Scripter
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:36:00 -0400

Wevr is hiring a Senior Designer/Scripter for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on a best-selling entertainment IP. ...


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