• Andromeda dev chalks up some of the game's problems to a lack of diversity By Gamasutra   -   Oct 21, 2017

    ANDROMEDA DEV CHALKS UP SOME OF THE GAME'S PROBLEMS TO A LACK OF DIVERSITY

    "This is what happens when, I think, you have a homogeneous leadership," veteran dev Manveer Heir told Waypoint. "The leadership of...

  • The developer of A Mortician's Tale talks death-positive game design By Gamasutra   -   Oct 21, 2017

    THE DEVELOPER OF A MORTICIAN'S TALE TALKS DEATH-POSITIVE GAME DESIGN

    See why one game developer decided to stare death in the face when making A Mortician's Tale. ...

  • Twitch taps Dustforce dev to make a game played inside Twitch By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    TWITCH TAPS DUSTFORCE DEV TO MAKE A GAME PLAYED INSIDE TWITCH

    It's an interesting example of what a game dev can do with Twitch's new Extensions toolset, which allows streamers to embed interactive...

  • Oculus SDK gains 8 new, experimental modes of VR locomotion By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    OCULUS SDK GAINS 8 NEW, EXPERIMENTAL MODES OF VR LOCOMOTION

    Oculus' recent blog highlighting the new movement methods makes for intriguing reading, especially if you're a VR dev grappling with...

  • Don't Miss: Deconstructing the Gothic horror music of Bloodborne By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    DON'T MISS: DECONSTRUCTING THE GOTHIC HORROR MUSIC OF BLOODBORNE

    Bloodborne audio experts Peter Scaturro, Penka Kouneva and Jim Fowler take the stage at GDC 2016 to talk about how the game's striking,...

  • Video: A game dev's romp through interesting 2017 game market data By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    VIDEO: A GAME DEV'S ROMP THROUGH INTERESTING 2017 GAME MARKET DATA

    At GDC 2017, EEDAR co-founder and Experiment 7 creative director Geoffrey Zatkin presents a "tour de force romp" through a smorgasbord...

  • Get a job: Wargaming Sydney is hiring a Sr. Software Engineer By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    GET A JOB: WARGAMING SYDNEY IS HIRING A SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER

    Wargaming Sydney is seeking an experienced Sr. Software Engineer with knowledge of both low-level systems programming to high-level...

  • 666M tuned in to video game streams and videos last year, says SuperData By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    666M TUNED IN TO VIDEO GAME STREAMS AND VIDEOS LAST YEAR, SAYS SUPERDATA

    SuperData's report says that video game streams now pull more viewers than streaming services like Hulu, Netflix, HBO, and ESPN combined....

  • Brawlhalla dev Blue Mammoth Games opening studio in the Netherlands By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    BRAWLHALLA DEV BLUE MAMMOTH GAMES OPENING STUDIO IN THE NETHERLANDS

    The Amsterdam-based operation will open its doors in January 2018 and will eventually hire a staff of 25. ...

  • Chat with the developer of A Mortician's Tale at 3PM EDT By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    CHAT WITH THE DEVELOPER OF A MORTICIAN'S TALE AT 3PM EDT

    We're talking to the developer of the death-positive funeral home simulator A Mortician's Tale at 3PM EDT. ...

  • Blog: Can Capcom's Puzzle Fighter deliver a knock out? By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    BLOG: CAN CAPCOM'S PUZZLE FIGHTER DELIVER A KNOCK OUT?

    Renowned Japanese developer Capcom has brought back it's 90's classic Puzzle Fighter game to mobile, but how does it stack up? ...

    Mobile
  • MAG Interactive acquires QuizDuel developer FEO Media By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    MAG INTERACTIVE ACQUIRES QUIZDUEL DEVELOPER FEO MEDIA

    Swedish mobile studio MAG Interactive has picked up QuizDuel developer FEO Media for an undisclosed fee. ...

    Mobile
  • Developer interview: The one-man studio behind Jettomero By Gamasutra   -   Oct 20, 2017

    DEVELOPER INTERVIEW: THE ONE-MAN STUDIO BEHIND JETTOMERO

    Gamasutra did a livestream chat with the solo developer of the clumsy giant robot game Jettomero: Hero of the Universe. Here are some...

  • Devs tell tales of what happens when you give your game to pirates By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    DEVS TELL TALES OF WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR GAME TO PIRATES

    "As game developers we can fight piracy with DRM," a Darkwood dev told Kotaku. "Or we can accept the fact that piracy is not going...

  • The New York Yankees are getting into the eSports business By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    THE NEW YORK YANKEES ARE GETTING INTO THE ESPORTS BUSINESS

    The New York Yankees have invested an undisclosed sum into Vision eSports, a firm that holds controlling stakes in eSports organizations...

  • Video: Avoiding 3 common pitfalls of AI development By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    VIDEO: AVOIDING 3 COMMON PITFALLS OF AI DEVELOPMENT

    At GDC 2016, Insomniac's Jan Mueller gives a great talk on the topic that used examples from Sunset Overdrive and other games to challenge...

  • Researchers expect close holiday competition between Xbox One X and PS4 Pro By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    RESEARCHERS EXPECT CLOSE HOLIDAY COMPETITION BETWEEN XBOX ONE X AND PS4 PRO

    According to research from IDC the two systems, both mid-generational hardware updates, are expected to see similar sales during the...

    Xbox, PS4, Hardware
  • Microsoft launches TruePlay, an anti-cheat for UWP games By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    MICROSOFT LAUNCHES TRUEPLAY, AN ANTI-CHEAT FOR UWP GAMES

    Microsoft has launched its own anti-cheat utility to developers looking to add an extra level of cheat-stopping protection to their...

  • Get a job: Yacht Club Games is hiring a Sr. 3D Art Generalist By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    GET A JOB: YACHT CLUB GAMES IS HIRING A SR. 3D ART GENERALIST

    Shovel Knight dev Yacht Club Games is on the lookout for an experienced artist to join its California-based team and develop in-game...

  • Sumo Digital bolsters its staff and looks to expand UK-based studios By Gamasutra   -   Oct 19, 2017

    SUMO DIGITAL BOLSTERS ITS STAFF AND LOOKS TO EXPAND UK-BASED STUDIOS

    Snake Pass dev Sumo Digital has made a handful of notable hires as the company lays plans to expand its studios in both Nottingham...