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Video Game Deep Cuts: Apple Arcade's Blasphemous Ring Fit
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 11:10:00 -0400

This week's highlights include some views on Apple Arcade, looks at the latest games, including the very gothic Blasphemous, the odd new Switch fitness title Ring Fit Adventure, & more. ...

Get a job: Sucker Punch Productions, Wizards of the Coast, and more are hiring now!
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:37:00 -0400

Here are just some of the many, many positions being advertised right now on the Gamasutra Job Board. ...

Sea of Thieves adds microtransaction store in latest update
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:03:00 -0400

Up until now, all new content for the Rare-developed title has been included in free updates. ...

Don't Miss: Designing for horror and hope in A Plague Tale: Innocence
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:45:00 -0400

The developers behind A Plague Tale: Innocence share some insight on developing horrifying rat swarms and meaningful narrative moments. ...

Video: Deterministic vs. replicated AI: Building For Honor's battlefield
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:18:00 -0400

In this 2017 GDC talk For Honor devs Frederic Doll and Xavier Guilbeault explain how Ubisoft created a big, active battlefield on the backbone of a distributed peer-to-peer deterministic simulation. ...

IGF 2020 Inspiration: Grand Prize winner Return of the Obra Dinn
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:56:00 -0400

Get inspired, and then get moving: GDC organizers still accepting submissions for the 2020 Independent Games Festival, but you've gotta get your game in before September 30th! ...

Blog: NetEase drives mobile games business in Japan, Tencent targets emerging markets
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:36:00 -0400

NetEase has found success in Japan with a handful of carefully tailored, stand-out mobile titles, but Chinese competitor Tencent is instead focusing its efforts on emerging territories. ...

Discord cuts games from paid subscription plan after Nitro Games fails to take off
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:07:00 -0400

Discord†™s monthly Nitro subscription is removing free game offerings from its list of perks, a decision the company says it made because the games offered simply weren†™t being played. ...

Submit your quirky, offbeat controller games for Alt.Ctrl.GDC 2020!
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:04:00 -0400

Got a cool game that's played with a unique, offbeat controller? Submit it now for Alt.Ctrl.GDC 2020, the seventh annual showcase of games with one-of-a-kind peripherals, contraptions, and novelties! ...

The GDC 2020 UX Summit needs your smart, insightful UX talks!
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:00:00 -0400

Just a quick reminder that GDC organizers are still accepting UX Summit talk submissions -- but only until Monday, September 30th at 11:59 PM Pacific! ...

Plumbing the depths of open-world space survival sim Empyrion's design
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:06:00 -0400

Eleon Game Studios' Christoph Edelmann discusses some of the design and inspiration behind the studio's open-world space survival sim Empyrion, which has built a notable following on Steam. ...

Get a job: AfterThought is hiring an Unreal Engine 4 Programmer
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:04:00 -0400

With a strong knowledge and experience with C++ and Unreal Gameplay framework, you will work on new and pre-existing gameplay systems for a multiplayer environment. ...

UK committee argues loot boxes should be covered by gambling regulations
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 17:47:00 -0400

The findings of a series of hearings, and the committee†™s reflection on them, have since been compiled into a report released today alongside the committee†™s recommendation that regulation is needed. ...

Steam's latest discovery update tilts the algorithm away from popular games
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:07:00 -0400

Valve has rolled out a number of tweaks and changes to Steam†™s recommendation system that aim to breathe some personalization back into suggestions, and increase recommendation clicks in the process. ...

Don't Miss: Gwent and 6 other minigames that developers should study
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:34:00 -0400

An engaging minigame can deepen a players engagement in the overarching game. We look at 7 instructive examples that game developers should examine closely. ...


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