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Video: Sid Meier's psychology of game design

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:13:00 -0400

(image) "Everything you know is wrong." ...


The game they play together: Two game devs get engaged in Destiny

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:31:00 -0400

(image) Here's a nice bit of news to cap off your week: Game dev Adriel Wallick proposed to longtime partner (and fellow dev) Rami Ismail today while they were playing Destiny together. He said yes. ...


Fire(proof) Sales: The Room games surpass 11.5M copies sold

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:06:00 -0400

(image) British studio Fireproof Games, reports today (via infographic) that it's sold over 11.5 million copies of its three The Room puzzle games since launching the first in December of 2012. ...


Gamasutra reacts to the Nintendo Switch announcement

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:01:00 -0400

(image) Today the Gamasutra editorial team took to our Twitch channel to discuss the potential highs and lows of the newly announced Nintendo Switch. ...


Get a Job: Telltale Games is hiring a Character CG Generalist

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:06:00 -0400

(image) Telltale Games is seeking a Character CG Generalist to create visually compelling and beautifully creative artwork in San Rafael, California. ...


Sound designer Jory Prum honored with CalArts memorial scholarship

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:56:00 -0400

(image) Family and friends set up The Jory Prum Scholarship for Sounds that Redefine Normal to honor the memory of the acclaimed video game audio engineer and sound designer. ...


Don't miss: 7 horror games (plus some movies) every designer should study

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:06:00 -0400

(image) Gamasutra speaks to a handful of game developers from across the industry (and the world) to get their recommendations on what horror games designers should play -- and why. ...


Pokemon Go pulled $600M in revenue faster than any other mobile game

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:55:00 -0400

(image) Pokemon Go was able to earn $600 million twice as fast as the previous record holder, thanks in part to its unique playerbase. ...


Blog: A postmortem of '90s dating sim, Phosphorus Dating

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:15:00 -0400

(image) A quick postmortem of Phosphorus Dating, an award-winning dating simulation game created for JS13K competition ...


NYU Game Center announces scholarship for women pursuing game dev

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:41:00 -0400

(image) The scholarship will cover tuition for three students over the next six years, starting in Fall 2017. ...


Will the Nintendo Switch be a success? Industry analysts weigh in

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400

(image) What does the Switch say about how Nintendo views the console market? How well will it do? How well does it need to do? We posed these questions and more to top game industry analysts. ...


Come out to VRDC and get tips on telling great stories in VR

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:10:00 -0400

(image) At the inaugural standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference this November, Soap Collective's Logan Dwight will be presenting an engaging presentation about VR tale-telling. Don't miss it! ...


Come chat with us about the Nintendo Switch today at 3PM EST

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:40:00 -0400

(image) We're chatting live about the Nintendo Switch today at 3PM EST on Twitch! Come share your opinions and ask questions about Nintendo's new console. ...


Come out to GDC, learn to maximize player engagement and avoid disaster!

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:08:00 -0400

(image) Registration is now open for GDC 2017, so conference organizers would like to let you know about some of the great talks about the art and business of game design that are taking place at the big conference next year. ...


'PS4 Pro isn't the start of a new generation, and that's a good thing,' says Mark Cerny

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:59:00 -0400

(image) In an extensive interview with Gamasutra, Mark Cerny was keen to explain why devs should be thankful the PS4 Pro isn't attempting to overhaul the console heirarchy.  ...