Day: July 30, 2018

How we built King of Dragon Pass successor Six Ages for iOS

July 30, 2018

A postmortem about creating Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind — the spiritual successor to the cult classic King of Dragon Pass — as a tiny indie studio. …

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Gran Turismo Sport Update Adds F1 Car, Microtransactions

July 30, 2018

Free update brings Lewis Hamilton’s 2017 F1 car, a new track, and more.

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WarioWare Gold Review

July 30, 2018

A solid greatest hits package that’s a better fit for newcomers than it is for fans.

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Octopath Traveler: Every Early Side Quest Solution

July 30, 2018

See how to complete every side story through Chapter 3 in Octopath Traveler.

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Marvel Powers United VR Review

July 30, 2018

Marvel Powers United VR’s high potential is defeated at the hands of the supervillain known as repetition.

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Rocket League Key Trading Finally Coming to Xbox One

July 30, 2018

The Zephyr update has finally allowed Xbox One players to trade cosmetics for Keys to unlock loot boxes.

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Video: How to maintain productivity as a solo developer

July 30, 2018

In this GDC 2018 talk, developer Jason Rohrer presents the techniques he’s used over the past 12 years, working alone, in order to ship 18 games. …

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8 Years Later Halo: Reach Actor Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Photos

July 30, 2018

The actor who portrayed Spartan Carter-A259 in Halo: Reach Birth of a Spartan gives an inside look at the short film’s production.

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No Man’s Sky hit almost 100,000 concurrent players on Steam this past weekend

July 30, 2018

No Man’s Sky hit a peak concurrent playercount of around 97,000 users this past weekend, following the release of Next, an update which added online multiplayer to the game.  …

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Epic Games Partners With McFarlane Toys To Release Fortnite Collectibles

July 30, 2018

The collection will feature seven-inch premium figures and high-end accessories.

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Steam game accused of covertly mining for cryptocurrency

July 30, 2018

The game Abstractism has now vanished from Steam following numerous reports that the game was secretly using the PCs of players to mine cryptocurrency. …

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Spectrum ISP kicked out of NY for allegedly throttling online games and streams

July 30, 2018

After failing to deliver on promises made to its customers, cable and internet provider Spectrum is essentially being booted from New York following a letter issued by the New York Public Commission. …

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Get a job: Leaftail Labs is looking for a Design Lead

July 30, 2018

Leaftail Labs is looking for a talented and experienced lead game designer with the ability to work within a number of systems, engines, tools and with a broad range of content. …

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Analyst: Mobile MOBA Vainglory crosses $50M lifetime revenue

July 30, 2018

Sensor Tower reports that the competitive mobile game has now generated more that $50 million in revenue since its 2014 launch. …

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Don’t Miss: Building truly cooperative play in Overcooked

July 30, 2018

“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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Area 35 ends legal dispute over Kickstarter embezzlement claims in settlement

July 30, 2018

The ex-Area 35 employee that accused CEO Hiroaki Yura of embezzling funds from the Project Pheonix Kickstarter to fund another game last year, now says his accusation was “contrary to the truth.” …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta Trailer Includes Blackout Gameplay Teaser

July 30, 2018

The latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 trailer, focused on the upcoming multiplayer beta, also gives us another look at the Blackout mode.

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GDC 2019 is looking for great Programming talks — pitch yours today!

July 30, 2018

Hey devs! GDC officials seek great submissions of interesting, cutting-edge Programming talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th! …

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Analyst estimates put Fortnite at more than 100M downloads on iOS

July 30, 2018

Data from the mobile analyst Apptopia suggests that Epic Games’ Fortnite has been downloaded more than 100 million times on mobile, even before its Android debut. …

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Fortnite’s Third Twitch Prime Pack Apparently Leaked

July 30, 2018

One of the leaked skins from the v5.1 update may have revealed our first look at the third Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack.

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