• How Exapunks dev Zachtronics finds the fun in hacking By Gamasutra   -   Sep 20, 2018

    HOW EXAPUNKS DEV ZACHTRONICS FINDS THE FUN IN HACKING

    "I'm kind of uninterested in the kind of hacking games where you just connect to stuff," says Zachtronics' Zach Barth. "I kind of think...

  • Mobile game dev Outfit7 opens new Barcelona studio By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    MOBILE GAME DEV OUTFIT7 OPENS NEW BARCELONA STUDIO

    Head's up, game devs: The mobile game makers at Talking Tom developer Outfit7 announced this week that they're opening a new studio...

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  • 343 FPS chief says no 'real-money loot boxes' in Halo Infinite By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    343 FPS CHIEF SAYS NO 'REAL-MONEY LOOT BOXES' IN HALO INFINITE

    According to the head of 343 Studios, Master Chief's next adventure won't include "real-money loot boxes." ...

  • Video: Lessons learned from trying to gamify death By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    VIDEO: LESSONS LEARNED FROM TRYING TO GAMIFY DEATH

    At GDC 2012, game dev Margaret Robertson explains how UK studio Hide& Seek was asked to make a documentary game about the discovery...

  • Get a job: Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a Lead QA Analyst By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GET A JOB: HI-REZ STUDIOS IS HIRING A LEAD QA ANALYST

    Hi-Rez is looking for a QA Lead to ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance...

  • Rovio has an AR Angry Birds game coming to Magic Leap One By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    ROVIO HAS AN AR ANGRY BIRDS GAME COMING TO MAGIC LEAP ONE

    Angry Birds developer Rovio is has a new game in the works for Magic Leap†™s AR headset. ...

  • Don't Miss: Larian's lessons learned making Divinity: Original Sin By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    DON'T MISS: LARIAN'S LESSONS LEARNED MAKING DIVINITY: ORIGINAL SIN

    Studio founder Swen Vencke speaks to Larian's experience of becoming an independent, self-publishing company after 15 years of working...

  • THQ Nordic picks up rights to Alone in the Dark and Act of War By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    THQ NORDIC PICKS UP RIGHTS TO ALONE IN THE DARK AND ACT OF WAR

    THQ Nordic continues the acquisition spree that recently nabbed the company the rights to games like Kingdoms of Amalur and Timesplitters....

  • XRDC speaker Q& A: Kyle Vaidyanathan on designing interactions in VR By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    XRDC SPEAKER Q& A: KYLE VAIDYANATHAN ON DESIGNING INTERACTIONS IN VR

    XRDC panelist Kyle Vaidyanathan shares some thoughts on the future of VR in advance of next month's show. ...

  • Rockstar is bringing an open-world online mode to Red Dead Redemption 2 By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    ROCKSTAR IS BRINGING AN OPEN-WORLD ONLINE MODE TO RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2

    Red Dead Redemption 2 is following in the footsteps of developer Rockstar†™s cash cow Grand Theft Auto Online by including an open-world...

  • Sony applied for a patent on a simulation sickness-detecting VR headset By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SONY APPLIED FOR A PATENT ON A SIMULATION SICKNESS-DETECTING VR HEADSET

    A patent application filed by Sony last year detailing a VR headset that could detect adverse reactions to virtual reality has been...

  • IGF 2019 Inspirations: 2016 Audience Award winner Undertale! By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    IGF 2019 INSPIRATIONS: 2016 AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER UNDERTALE!

    Don't forget, entries for all IGF award categories are being accepted through October 1! To help inspire you, today we'd like to...

  • Blog: Kliuless? Gaming Industry ICYMI 3 By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BLOG: KLIULESS? GAMING INDUSTRY ICYMI 3

    Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share with other Rioters, including Riot†™s senior leadership. This...

  • Under the Sea: A look at Beyond Blue and In Other Waters By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    UNDER THE SEA: A LOOK AT BEYOND BLUE AND IN OTHER WATERS

    In the wake of the video game world being rocked by a squall over a puddle it seems fitting to, instead, think about how more substantial...

  • From Beat Saber to Moss, don't miss all the insightful XRDC game talks! By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    FROM BEAT SABER TO MOSS, DON'T MISS ALL THE INSIGHTFUL XRDC GAME TALKS!

    If you're interested in AR/VR/MR game dev you'll want to be at XRDC in San Francisco next month, because the folks who made these...

  • Blog: Committing career suicide to tell real life game dev stories By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BLOG: COMMITTING CAREER SUICIDE TO TELL REAL LIFE GAME DEV STORIES

    Why I left my triple-A game development job and what about that experience forced my hand to start Game Dev Unchained, an honest and...

  • SCUM has surpassed 1 million sales in under a month By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SCUM HAS SURPASSED 1 MILLION SALES IN UNDER A MONTH

    The title initially surpassed 250,000 sales in 24 hours to become publisher Devolver Digital's biggest launch to date, and has added...

  • Valve and Ubisoft fined for breaching consumer laws in France By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    VALVE AND UBISOFT FINED FOR BREACHING CONSUMER LAWS IN FRANCE

    Both companies have been fined for breaching consumer laws in France, after failing to implement satisfactory refund policies on their...

  • Blog: Using austerity as a creative tool By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BLOG: USING AUSTERITY AS A CREATIVE TOOL

    I have never considered financial limitations as a restraint for creativity, but as an entry point to set up criteria to start working...

  • Sony making mini-console debut with PlayStation Classic By Gamasutra   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SONY MAKING MINI-CONSOLE DEBUT WITH PLAYSTATION CLASSIC

    The dinky device will come pre-loaded with 20 classic titles, including fan-favorites such as Final Fantasy VII, Ridge Racer Type 4,...

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