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Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:50:01 -0400

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EA earnings on the rise as digital sales continue to eclipse physical

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:55:00 -0400

(image) Electronic Arts' most recent earnings results paint a picture of rising fortunes, with both revenues and profits on the rise as digital continue to eclipse physical in terms of how EA games are sold. ...

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Get a job: Be an AI Software Engineer at Visual Concepts

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:32:00 -0400

(image) Visual Concepts is looking to hire software engineers with experience in game-play systems including AI behavior trees and animation control logic for its team in Los Angeles, CA. ...

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Blizzard sets minimum salary for Overwatch League players at $50k

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Housing, health insurance, and a retirement savings plan are some of the benefits Blizzard is offering to players in hopes of strengthening its athletics-inspired Overwatch League. ...

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Don't Miss: Building truly cooperative play in Overcooked

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:08:00 -0400

(image) "With Overcooked, we wanted to make a game which was much more focused on how a team works together rather than simply adding more players to a single player experience." ...

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Danganronpa V3 rejected by South Korean game rating board

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:57:00 -0400

(image) The board cited a law that bars games with certain themes from releasing in the country if there is reasonable belief such games could inspire criminal behavior. ...

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We're talking with the developers of Secret World Legends at 3PM EDT

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:18:00 -0400

(image) We're asking questions about the free-to-play reboot of the cult MMO hit The Secret World today at 3PM EDT. ...

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Blog: Using intensity to drive player engagement

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:04:00 -0400

(image) Designing games to appeal to both new and longtime players is a difficult challenge. In this post, I examine how we approach this challenge by using player intensity levels to drive AI behaviour. ...

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Registration is now open for VRDC Asia in Shanghai this November!

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:28:00 -0400

(image) Today's the day -- VRDC organizers have opened registration for VRDC Asia, a brand-new event happening in Shanghai this November! If you want to go, register now for the cheapest price! ...

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VRDC Speaker Q& A: Paul Bettner discusses what makes a successful indie VR studio

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:20:00 -0400

(image) Paul Bettner is CEO and Founder of Playful Corp. and will be at VRDC 2017. Here, Bettner gives us some information about himself and his work. ...

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No More Robots takes aim at data-driven games publishing

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:01:00 -0400

(image) Mike Rose, previously of tinyBuild and Gamasutra, has cut the ribbon on a new publishing operation and detailed the first game signed to the label. ...

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Falcom president explains how the RPG maker has lasted 30 years

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:59:00 -0400

(image) "One thing that might be the secret to this that has been a Falcom tradition for a long, long time is that all of the people on staff absolutely love games and making games." ...

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Blog: How we used community tournaments to boost engagement

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(image) Lethal Tactics had a fantastic launch, but we knew we had to keep our community engaged. So we started organizing tournaments, and this post is all about how we run them and what they achieve. ...

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Minecraft production director Daniel Kaplan joins Coffee Stain Publishing

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:39:00 -0400

(image) Coffee Stain Publishing has brought Mojang's former production director, producer, and business developer Daniel Kaplan into the fold.  ...

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HTC is creating a standalone VR headset for the Chinese market

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:52:00 -0400

(image) The device will offer wireless functionality, and won't rely on the use of a PC or smartphone connection to operate. ...

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Blog: How the movie Moneyball impacted the game industry

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:52:00 -0400

(image) The events that inspired the movie Moneyball changed business forever. But the real punchline was left out of the movie, and set plenty of businesses up for failure. ...

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