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Published: Sun, 28 May 2017 01:00:01 -0400

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How Thumper made the jump from VR to the Nintendo Switch

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:17:00 -0400

(image) We spoke with Thumper co-creator Marc Flury about porting the VR hit to the Nintendo Switch. ...


Video: Owlboy dev shares advice on staying motivated -- and inspired

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:35:00 -0400

(image) At GDC 2017, D-Pad's Simon S. Andersen speaks about the trials and triumphs the team faced on their nearly decade-long dev cycle, offering fellow devs advice on how to get -- and stay -- inspired. ...


Get a job: Sanzaru Games is hiring an Environment Artist

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:29:00 -0400

(image) Sanzaru Games is looking for a visionary World and Environment Artist to join its experienced development team and visually stunning and immersive worlds in Foster City, California. ...


Nintendo stocks jump to eight-year high following Monster Hunter XX Switch reveal

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:10:00 -0400

(image) While Nintendo's stock prices typically see some level of ebb and flow as major products are detailed, the recent announcement helped the company's stock value hit its highest point since 2008. ...


Don't Miss: Understanding the AI design behind some of Ubisoft's biggest games

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:03:00 -0400

(image) Take a look back at this chat with Ubisoft veterans Julian Varnier and Gabriel Robert, who led AI teams on Assassin's Creed IV and Far Cry 4, about the state of big-budget open-world game AI design. ...


Epic's Unreal Dev Grants program hands out $275k

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:47:00 -0400

(image) The latest round of grants from the fund distributed a total of $275,000 to 17 projects that utilize or enrich the Unreal engine and its community in some way. ...


Chat about rhythm violence with Thumper developer Marc Flury at 6:30 PM EDT

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:07:00 -0400

(image) We're kicking off the weekend with a chat about porting VR games to the Nintendo Switch with Thumper co-creator Mark Flury at 6:30 PM EDT. ...


Earnings report roundup: Game industry winners and losers in Q1 2017

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:45:00 -0400

(image) Jon Jordan offers a rundown of info gleaned from game company quarterly reports for Q1 2017. Who overperformed and underperformed, and why? ...


Virtuos Games spinoff Lusionsoft nets $1.8M to delve into VR

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:55:00 -0400

(image) Lusionsoft, an new spinoff venture from game development contractor Virtuos Games, has netted $1.8M to create high-quality virtual and augmented reality apps.  ...


Why you don't need to tear up your game to make it accessible

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:59:00 -0400

(image) Making your video game more accessible isn't hard work. In fact, the only reason you're probably struggling to answer to the accessibility question is because the solution is so damn obvious.  ...


Blog: How I sell sky photos to make video games

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:59:00 -0400

(image) 15 years ago I left racing game developer Ratbag to form Hyperfocal Design, which sells only sky textures. I've since been able to develop indie games mostly full-time using the passive income. ...


Why do devs love Slack, and how do they get the most out of it?

Fri, 26 May 2017 04:01:00 -0400

(image) Gamasutra asked game devs from around the world in a variety of disciplines what they like (and don't like) about Slack, how it helps them do their jobs better, and how they get the most out of it. ...


Bandai Namco helps form new HTML5 game company: BXD

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:48:00 -0400

(image) What's interesting about BXD is that it's ostensibly dedicated to producing free-to-play HTML5 browser games based on Bandai Namco properties, including R.B.I. Baseball and Dragonball Z. ...


Video: A postmortem of Ska Studios' Salt & Sanctuary

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:20:00 -0400

(image) Ska Studios' Michelle and James Silva speak at GDC 2017 about their journey to releasing Salt & Sanctuary, a 2.5D Souls-alike that was self-published across multiple platforms. ...


GameStop is very excited about Switch outselling Wii in its first 60 days

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:40:00 -0400

(image) In a presentation to investors today GameStop execs sounded very excited about Nintendo's Switch, which they report has outsold the Wii in its first two months on sale in U.S. GameStop stores. ...