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25 years on, devs reflect on the influence and impact of Star Fox

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:59:00 -0400

(image) An original Star Fox programmer (who also coded the stretchy Mario 64 face) joins other devs influenced by his work to talk about the development and enduring legacy of Nintendo's first Super FX game. ...


SteamSpy creator says 2017 was Valve's most profitable year yet

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:22:00 -0400

(image) 2017 was Steam's most profitable year yet, claims Sergey Galyonkin and the creator of SteamSpy, a website that, since 2015, has provided estimates on the number of game sales on the titular digital game store. ...


How a lack of control fosters empathy in Bury Me, My Love

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:11:00 -0400

(image) Bury Me, My Love's Florent Maurin spoke at GDC to explain how designing outside of conventional norms helps create a feeling of helplessness. ...


How Capcom designed Monster Hunter: World to feel approachable and alive

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:02:00 -0400

(image) "This is how we were able to realize Monster Hunter: World's most ambitious change," said game director Yuya Tokuda at GDC 2018 today. "To make it possible to use the environment." ...


How (and why) you should better represent Muslims in your games

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:54:00 -0400

(image) "Muslims have a public image problem. And it's sometimes dangerous to be Muslim," game designer Osama Dorias said at GDC today. "So we need help addressing the public image problem." ...


Obituary: Toys 'R' Us founder Charles Lazarus

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:16:00 -0400

(image) Charles Lazarus, the founder of the toy and game retailer Toys 'R' Us, has passed away at the age of 94. ...


Gran Turismo Sport ad misrepresented offline content, rules UK ad authority

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:32:00 -0400

(image) The UK Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Sony that argued an ad for Gran Turismo Sport misled players about in-game content that was inaccessible offline. ...


Laralyn McWilliams on rediscovering creativity following trauma

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:37:00 -0400

(image) "When you are in times of distress you feel lost and broken, because you can't set aside fear and anger," she said. "And if you feel broken your creative work is broken." ...


Ubisoft opens two new studios in India and Ukraine

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:02:00 -0400

(image) The company adds another two beads to its global chain of offices: new studio ins Mumbai and Odesa. Each will be hiring game devs and working alongside Ubisoft's extant studios in the regions. ...


Tencent pleased with 'strong growth' of mobile and PC games

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:34:00 -0400

(image) Revenues and profits are up at Tencent, thanks in part to the performance of the company's PC and smartphone game portfolio. ...


Dead by Daylight developer to acquire publishing rights from Starbreeze

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:33:00 -0400

(image) Behaviour Interactive will shell out $16 million to acquire the publishing rights to the popular survival horror title, which has sold over 3 million copies since launching in 2016. ...


The making of Dark Castle: An excerpt from The Secret History of Mac Gaming

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400

(image) Gamasutra contributor Richard Moss tells the story of how seminal Mac game Dark Castle was made (including how the devs basically invented voice acting) in this chapter from his new book. ...


Night in the Woods, Baba Is You win big at the 2018 IGF Awards

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:45:00 -0400

(image) Chuchel, Getting Over It With Bennett Foddy, and Celeste were also among the games honored at tonight's Independent Games Festival Awards. ...


Breath of the Wild takes top prize at the 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards!

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:34:00 -0400

(image) Other big winners tonight include Gorogoa, What Remains of Edith Finch, Horizon Zero Dawn, and Ambassador and Lifetime Achievement honorees Rami Ismail and Tim Schafer, respectively. ...


Fortnite's unconventional launch

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:52:00 -0400

(image) Head of publishing at Epic Games Ed Zobrist discusses Fortnite's unconventional beginnings. ...