Day: August 13, 2018

‘Fundamentally we were building an MMO’: Designing The Walking Dead AR game

August 13, 2018

The developers of the new augmented reality game The Walking Dead: Our World open up about their experiences designing and building on the cutting edge of AR tech. …

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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Launch Day Livestream

August 13, 2018

We’re heading back into the World of Warcraft with the latest expansion: Battle for Azeroth

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Dead Cells: How to Find All The Gardener’s Keys

August 13, 2018

Find all three Gardener’s Keys to get an amazing blueprint in Dead Cells.

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How PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Brendan Greene went from mod maker to creative director

August 13, 2018

In this GDC 2018 talk, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Brendan Greene shares his history in games, mod making, and the path he took to become creative director at PUBG Corp. …

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Blog: The Dream IS the Product

August 13, 2018

One futurist attempts to analyze the expensive investments pouring into companies like Magic Leap. …

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Mobile-focused Tencent is reportedly on the outs with Riot

August 13, 2018

Riot Games’ relationship with parent company Tencent Holdings is reportedly on thin ice over declining profits and differences over mobile gaming. …

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Is Spider-Man on PS4’s Launch Trailer Teasing a Big Role for Miles Morales?

August 13, 2018

Could Spider-Man on PS4’s launch trailer be setting up a big turn for Miles Morales?

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Exploring PICO-8 and what makes a design space ‘cozy’

August 13, 2018

†œSomething that a cozy design space is not, or is fighting against, is decision fatigue.” PICO-8 creator Joseph White outlines the goals of his fantasy console at Practice 2018. …

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Games4EU launches, highlights Brexit’s negative impact on UK games industry

August 13, 2018

The anti-Brexit organization Games4EU has launched today, campaigning to demonstrate the negative impact leaving the European Union will have on the UK games industry. …

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Get a job: Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore is hiring a Gameplay Engineer

August 13, 2018

Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore is looking for a Gameplay Engineer to code, debug, and manage gameplay systems and more. …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Wiki Guide

August 13, 2018

Keep up with every update for Smash Bros. Ultimate including characters, stages, and even items.

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Devs corroborate claims of sexist culture as Riot looks for way forward

August 13, 2018

After Kotaku’s story on a climate of sexism and sexual harassment at Riot Games, more Rioters have shared their experiences, while the company says it’s making an outreach effort to former staffers. …

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Don’t Miss: Heartache and compassion in Undertale

August 13, 2018

This excerpt from Gamasutra contributor Joel Couture’s eBook, Fallen Down: Heartache and Compassion in Undertale explores designer/composer Toby Fox’s unique approach to character design. …

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World of Warcraft Director to Give PAX West 2018 Opening Keynote

August 13, 2018

Ion Hazzikostas, the current game director for World of Warcraft, is set to give the opening “Storytime” keynote speech at PAX West 2018.

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Bethesda reluctant to bring Elder Scrolls: Legends to systems that don’t offer cross-play

August 13, 2018

“We can’t be talking about one version of Legends, where you take your progress with you, and another version where you stay within that ecosystem or its walled off from everything else,” said Hines. …

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Fortnite: The Giant Rift Is Slowly Shrinking and Will Disappear Next Week

August 13, 2018

Fortnite’s giant rift created by Season 4’s rocket launch event is slowly starting to close.

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Crystal Dynamics opens new studio, Crystal Northwest, in Washington

August 13, 2018

Headed up by longtime industry veterans Chad Queen and James Loe, the new outfit aims to bolster the company†™s overall game development efforts, specifically in regards to its unnamed ‘Avengers Project.’ …

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Bethesda hits Amazon seller with legal threat over reselling pre-owned game as ‘new’

August 13, 2018

The company has since clarified that the letter was in response to the reseller’s product being listed as †˜new†™ rather than a crackdown on the used game reselling business as a whole. …

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AC Odyssey Is Changing Up Naval Combat

August 13, 2018

The team at Ubisoft Quebec has given naval combat a full overhaul – we sat down with them to talk about their designs and record an exclusive developer commentary.

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How an NCAA Lawsuit Made Madden Mobile a Monster

August 13, 2018

EA Sports hasn’t made an NCAA Football game since 2014.

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