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Tiny Metal director accused of funding game with money from another Kickstarter

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:46:00 -0500

(image) The accusation comes from game maker Tariq Lacy, who took recently to the social media accounts for unreleased game Project Phoenix to post a claim that Tiny Metal was being made with Phoenix money. ...


EA devs dial down microtransaction pressure in latest Need for Speed

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:59:00 -0500

(image) What makes this update especially interesting is that it comes amidst a flurry of updates aimed at similarly easing players' progression through Battlefront II, which EA also released this month. ...


Video: How BioWare connected players' stories via the Dragon Age Keep

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:48:00 -0500

(image) At GDC 2015 BioWare's Leah Shinkewski shows how the company aggregated players' data from multiple Dragon Age games across multiple platforms and present it via the Dragon Age Keep. ...


Get a job: Remedy Entertainment is hiring a Sr. AI Programmer

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:01:00 -0500

(image) Remedy is looking for a Sr. AI Programmer to work alongside its highly passionate team members to bring NPCs alive by extending its new game AI technology. ...


Citing ethics and better game design, Clicker Heroes 2 dev forgoes free-to-play

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:52:00 -0500

(image) "The mere existence of real-money purchases puts an ugly cloud over the player's experience, with the persistent nagging feeling of 'My game could be so much better if I just spent a few dollars.'" ...


Don't Miss: From 1982 to 2007, explore the history and origins of Electronic Arts

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:34:00 -0500

(image) This classic Gamasutra feature takes a look at the first 25 years of Electronic Arts, tracing back its history to explore how a modest start-up grew to become a major game publisher. ...


Marvel Heroes players chasing add-on refunds after short-lived console launch

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:17:00 -0500

(image) Marvel Heroes had a years-long presence on PC, but the console version of the game only existed for mere months before Gazillion announced Marvel Heroes would be shutting down. ...


Blog: Efficiently populating massive game worlds

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:02:00 -0500

(image) How can you efficiently populate massive game worlds? I mean, you don't want to place every tree manually, and game development is about making smart trade-offs. Let's take a look. ...


Opinion: South Australia's $2 million AUD investment in game devs

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:47:00 -0500

(image) "The South Australian government are finally taking the game industry seriously. It's a sector that is a natural fit for region's incredible arts culture and it's strength in tech." ...


IGF 2018 debuts juries for Narrative, Nuovo, and Visual Art awards

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:59:00 -0500

(image) To recognize their contributions to the process, organizers would like to celebrate those who have volunteered their time and talent to take part in judging for a few of the IGF 2018 awards. ...


Blog: Settling the great game review debate

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:32:00 -0500

(image) How good should a reviewer be at a game? What topics are they allowed to bring up when doing a review? Are review scores and review aggregators good? Does anyone still care about them? Let me answer. ...


Fallout Shelter dev Behaviour shutters Santiago studio

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:17:00 -0500

(image) Dead by Daylight and Fallout Shelter developer Behaviour Interactive has shut down its Santiago studio in Chile.  ...


Develop to be absorbed by MCV in 2018

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:31:00 -0500

(image) UK-based games industry mag Develop is being absolved into the MCV brand as part of publisher NewBay Media's one-size-fits-all optimization effort. ...


South Australian government launches $2M digital games investment fund

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:16:00 -0500

(image) The Adelaide state government has established a $2 million investment fund to create a "world leading" Digital Games Development Hub in South Australia.  ...


Blog: A Kickstarter postmortem for The Iron Oath

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:16:00 -0500

(image) Our tactical RPG The Iron Oath was successfully Kickstarted in September 2017. I'd like to share the process we went through that helped us achieve over 200% funding! ...