Day: August 7, 2018

Blog: How a Twitter campaign brought in 95 new game reviews

August 7, 2018

Failbetter Games created #loveindies as a way to celebrate indie games and drive players to leave valuable reviews and ratings. Here Hannah Flynn, communications director, shares what they learned! …

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Flipping Death Review: A Not so Grim Reaper

August 7, 2018

Solve zany puzzles in this hilarious adventure game from the studio behind Stick it to the Man!

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Deadpool Pinball Machine Revealed by Stern

August 7, 2018

Stern Pinball’s latest machine features cameos by a ton of X-Men and a huge, metal katana.

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Character development in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s open-world areas

August 7, 2018

Naughty Dog’s Josh Scherr provides an overview of Naughty Dog’s story development techniques, followed by a detailed look at the writing process for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s open-world area. …

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How co-op was introduced in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

August 7, 2018

In an interview with Polygon, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker game director Shinya Hiratake discusses how Super Mario Odyssey influenced the decision to bring co-op to the Switch port.   ……

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Current and former Riot employees discuss the toxic feedback culture of the studio

August 7, 2018

In an interview with Kotaku, several current and former Riot employees discuss the toxic workplace environment which ultimately drives women out of the studio.  …

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Destiny 2: Year 2 Changes – What We Know About Weapons, Mods, and Abilities

August 7, 2018

Bungie has revealed details on the new weapons, mods, and abilities being added to the game leading up to the release of the Forsaken expansion.

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Destiny 2 Year 2 Let’s You Customize The Way You Play

August 7, 2018

All Destiny 2 players will see the changes in both the Aug. 28 and Sept. 4 updates, regardless if you purchase Forsaken.

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Stardew Valley Review – Updated for 2018

August 7, 2018

Several big updates help nurture Stardew Valley into an even greater farming RPG with a better base for new players and plenty of new goals for seasoned farmers.

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Christoph Hartmann joins Amazon Games Studio as vice president

August 7, 2018

Former 2K Games’ president Christoph Hartmann has joined Amazon Games as vice president of Game Studios. …

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Mobile revenue failed to meet Square Enix’s expectations this quarter

August 7, 2018

The first quarter of Square Enix’s 2018-2019 fiscal year passed rather quietly this time around, thanks to both a lack of new releases and lackluster mobile performance. …

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Don’t Miss: The challenges and rewards of designing local multiplayer games

August 7, 2018

We talk to the developers of Super Pole Riders, Overcooked and Spaceteam about the appeal of developing a local multiplayer game, and the benefits over taking your game online. …

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Get a job: Rec Room dev Against Gravity is looking for a Server Engineer

August 7, 2018

The team is looking for someone to be responsible for the design and development of the cloud services powering its VR game, Rec Room. …

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The battle royale boom helped Turtle Beach achieve a record quarter

August 7, 2018

The noted headset maker Turtle Beach has reported a 218 percent increase in its net revenue year over year, something the company says was made possible by the ongoing rise of battle royale games. …

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AJ Styles Releases First WWE 2K19 Screenshot… of Himself

August 7, 2018

WWE 2K19 cover star AJ Styles tweets first in-game screenshot.

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Get an Early Look at We Happy Few with the Developer

August 7, 2018

We’re streaming two hours of We Happy Few with Compulsion Games today on IGN Plays Live!

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Blog: Designing the waypoint system in Dead Body Falls

August 7, 2018

A look at the waypoint system used in the story-driven virtual reality title, Dead Body Falls. …

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Study how top car companies are using XR in cool new ways at XRDC!

August 7, 2018

At XRDC this October ZeroLight tech director Chris O’Connor will show you how the firm’s big clients have incorporated mixed-reality tech, including BMW, Porsche, Toyota, Nissan, Audi and Pagani. …

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The World Ends With You for Switch Gets Release Date

August 7, 2018

Square Enix’s remix of its 2008 DS RPG is just a few months away from release.

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Game sales and revenue down at Bandai Namco

August 7, 2018

Bandai Namco has witnessed a rise in sales and profits despite a relatively flat performance from its video game division. …

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