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Get a job: Remedy is hiring a Development Director

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:39

We are looking for a team player with excellent project management and communication skills, someone who is passionate to lead a group of experts at Remedy in the creation of our next projects. ...

Unity valued at $13.7 billion following $1.3 billion IPO

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:29

The company closed out its IPO with $1.3 billion raised, ultimately selling 25 million shares for a higher-than-expected price of $52. ...

Blog: Designing a thrilling enjoyable arcade experience for VR

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 20:30

Game design student Vincent Trinel takes a deeper look at the design of virtual reality game, Quash. ...

Don't Miss: The evolutionary process of building Rayman Origins

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 18:33

Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel talks about how the 2011 2D Rayman Origins got its start and why he just can't get enthusiastic about the Mario series. ...

Report: Riot Games, Epic Games come under US Gov't scrutiny over Tencent ties

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:45

Bloomberg reports that the US Committee on Foreign Investment has sent letters of inquiry to both Riot Games and Epic Games due to their business ties to Tencent games. ...

Video: Preventing online harassment in games by studying social media's failures

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:27

In this 2020 GDC session, the ADL's Daniel Kelley discusses how online games can learn from the mistakes of traditional social media to fight hate, discrimination, harassment, and extremism. ...

Blog: Combating toxicity in online games

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 15:04

AI holds great promise in the ability to stem online toxic behavior from within games, but there are complications that can be daunting. ...

Bandai Namco acquires Unknown 9 developer Reflector Entertainment

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:56

The deal includes both the Canadian studio and its subsidiary Reflector Interactive Productions, and is expected to close in Q4 2020. ...

Blog: Rules for a future-proof 2D render order

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:09

This guide explains how to set up the render order of your 2D (side-scrolling) game in a future-proof way. Some of it is specific to Unity, but most tips should be helpful regardless of engine. ...

Rayman creator Michel Ancel leaving games industry to work on wildlife sanctuary

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:45

Renowned video game designer Michel Ancel is stepping away from the games industry after over three decades open a wild life sanctuary. ...

Directing The Outer Worlds' first narrative expansion The Peril on Gorgon

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:36

The Peril on Gorgon game director Carrie Patel shares some insight on developing DLC for The Outer Worlds. ...

Nanobit acquired by Stillfront in $100 million deal

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 22:04

Stillfront has acquired the mobile developer Nanobit in a $100 million deal, though the acquisition could set Stillfront back as much as $148 million if certain sales targets are met.  ...

Get a job: Join Insomniac Games as a Character Artist

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 21:24

This role is responsible for creating blendshapes, models, textures, and materials for characters and other key assets. ...

Sony sees another three to four years of life in the PlayStation 4

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 20:58

The folks over at PlayStation have already said that their support for the PS4 won†™t end with the PS5†™s impending launch, but now SIE†™s Jim Ryan has lightly expanded on that timeline. ...

SIE has now successfully tested thousands of PlayStation 4 games on PS5

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 20:21

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan says that nearly all, a whopping 99 percent, of the thousands of current-gen games it has tested are playable on PlayStation 5. ...

Video: Everything you wanted to know about unionizing your workplace

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 19:32

In this 2020 GDC Summer talk, Game Workers Unite UK & IWGB's Kevin Agwaze discusses the current state of unionization in the global games industry and the recent formation of game workers unions. ...

Sponsored Q& A: Advice from Microsoft's GDX lead for taking on next-gen's biggest challenges

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:34

In this Q& A, the head of Microsoft's Gaming Developer Experiences team runs down what game devs need to know to keep their games thriving across key platforms. ...

Don't Miss: Inside the development of Supergiant Games' Hades

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:16

Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin sits down to discuss the design and business decisions behind Hades. ...

PlayStation 5 demand and miscommunication cause pre-order chaos

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:00

Consumers hoping to nab a PlayStation 5 on launch day have been left in the lurch after some retailers opened pre-orders for the console ahead of Sony's schedule. ...

Blog: What does cross-platform mean to you?

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:07

This post offers a diverse ecosystem perspective on what it means to build cross-platform in today†™s day and age, and the challenges you must go through to make that happen ...


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