• Get a job: Industrial Toys is looking for a Lead Server Engineer By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    GET A JOB: INDUSTRIAL TOYS IS LOOKING FOR A LEAD SERVER ENGINEER

    The studio is seeking a talented Server Engine to collaborate with design and engineering peers to create new features, systems, and...

  • HTC is launching the Vive Focus Plus this year, complete with 6DoF controllers By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    HTC IS LAUNCHING THE VIVE FOCUS PLUS THIS YEAR, COMPLETE WITH 6DOF CONTROLLERS

    HTC Vive has announced that the Vive Focus, its business-focused standalone VR headset, is getting an upgrade through the freshly revealed...

  • ESA's acting CEO stays neutral on unionization, opposes 'gaming disorder' By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ESA'S ACTING CEO STAYS NEUTRAL ON UNIONIZATION, OPPOSES 'GAMING DISORDER'

    ESA's acting CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis spoke with Gamasutra on broad topics including the World Health Organization's "gaming disorder"...

  • Get an inside look at the art of Oxenfree follow-up Afterparty at GDC 2019 By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    GET AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE ART OF OXENFREE FOLLOW-UP AFTERPARTY AT GDC 2019

    Night School's art director is coming to GDC 2019 next month to show you how the indie team is building out its production pipeline...

  • Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime retires, Bowser taking over By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    NINTENDO OF AMERICA HEAD REGGIE FILS-AIME RETIRES, BOWSER TAKING OVER

    Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America†™s longtime president and chief operating officer is retiring after more than 15 years with...

  • ZeniMax hit with trademark dispute over its application for 'Redfall' By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ZENIMAX HIT WITH TRADEMARK DISPUTE OVER ITS APPLICATION FOR 'REDFALL'

    ZeniMax filed a trademark application for the world Redfall (presumably in relation to the in-development Elder Scrolls 6), but the...

  • Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: HOT SWAP: All Hands On Deck By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ALT.CTRL.GDC SHOWCASE: HOT SWAP: ALL HANDS ON DECK

    HOT SWAP: All Hands On Deck will have two players assembling their controllers as they guide a ship through deadly waters, swapping...

  • Come to GDC and see how Killer Queen built an esport on an indie budget! By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    COME TO GDC AND SEE HOW KILLER QUEEN BUILT AN ESPORT ON AN INDIE BUDGET!

    There's a healthy competitive scene around the ten-player competitive arcade game Killer Queen, and now the game's creators are coming...

  • Starbreeze applies for extended reconstruction period as it looks to regroup By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    STARBREEZE APPLIES FOR EXTENDED RECONSTRUCTION PERIOD AS IT LOOKS TO REGROUP

    The Stockholm District Court initially approved the company's reconstruction up until March 3, 2019, but Starbreeze is now asking for...

  • Blog: Some overdue thoughts on launch trailers By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    BLOG: SOME OVERDUE THOUGHTS ON LAUNCH TRAILERS

    I've been thinking about launch trailers for years. Maybe some of these thoughts could help map-out your launch trailer's plans. ...

  • Keywords acquires Dutch cloud-based software platform GetSocial By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    KEYWORDS ACQUIRES DUTCH CLOUD-BASED SOFTWARE PLATFORM GETSOCIAL

    Notably, the deal will see GetSocial's team of 12 engineers, led by chief exec Jeroen Bouman and COO and founder Viral Partel, join...

  • THQ Nordic issues new shares to raise $225 million for future acquisitions By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    THQ NORDIC ISSUES NEW SHARES TO RAISE $225 MILLION FOR FUTURE ACQUISITIONS

    The company issued 11 million new Class B shares, all of which were snapped up by existing investors and newcomers alike. ...

  • Blog: The horror design of an alpha antagonist By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    BLOG: THE HORROR DESIGN OF AN ALPHA ANTAGONIST

    Today's post looks at the recent success of the Resident Evil 2 Remastered and how they improved on the Mr. X formula to create an...

  • ESA's acting CEO stays neutral on unionization, staunchly opposes 'gaming disorder' By Gamasutra   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ESA'S ACTING CEO STAYS NEUTRAL ON UNIONIZATION, STAUNCHLY OPPOSES 'GAMING DISORDER'

    ESA's acting CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis spoke with Gamasutra on broad topics including the World Health Organization's "gaming disorder"...

  • Watch Chucklefish's CEO and tech director discuss Wargroove's development By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    WATCH CHUCKLEFISH'S CEO AND TECH DIRECTOR DISCUSS WARGROOVE'S DEVELOPMENT

    Watch two of the developers behind Wargroove break down their game-making process. ...

    Tech
  • Video: How Hitman guides players through non-linear level design By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    VIDEO: HOW HITMAN GUIDES PLAYERS THROUGH NON-LINEAR LEVEL DESIGN

    At GDC Europe 2016 Io Interactive's Mette Poedenphant Andersen and Jacob Mikkelsen take the stage to discuss how they design the levels...

    iOS
  • Epic Games pulls Fortnite YouTube ads over child predator concerns By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    EPIC GAMES PULLS FORTNITE YOUTUBE ADS OVER CHILD PREDATOR CONCERNS

    Epic Games has put a temporary halt on Fortnite advertising on YouTube, following news that its ads were running on videos used by...

  • Get a job: Ascendant Studios is hiring an Animator By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    GET A JOB: ASCENDANT STUDIOS IS HIRING AN ANIMATOR

    Ascendant Studios is looking for an animator to help bring its first title to life. This is a full time, on-site position at its office...

  • Don't Miss: Nuke Possum Springs - A Night in the Woods design postmortem By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    DON'T MISS: NUKE POSSUM SPRINGS - A NIGHT IN THE WOODS DESIGN POSTMORTEM

    Night in the Woods co-creator Scott Benson presents a discussion of the ups, downs, design philosophies, and decisions that went into...

  • PS4-exclusive Dreams is launching into early access this spring By Gamasutra   -   Feb 20, 2019

    PS4-EXCLUSIVE DREAMS IS LAUNCHING INTO EARLY ACCESS THIS SPRING

    Fresh off the end of the game's public beta, Media Molecule has announced that Dreams will be launching into early access on the PlayStation...

    PS4, PlayStation