Day: August 29, 2018

How to Become a Video Games Analyst – by Nancy Ahuja

August 29, 2018

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Video game analysts cover everything around games; they identify various mechanics, elements, and features around games, assess professional video game reviews, and also identify game components that connect or set them apart from each other. If you are planning to join the video games analyst bandwagon, then, you’ll need to collect as much information as you can through […]

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First Gameplay Details Revealed for Nintendo’s Next Mobile Game, Dragalia Lost

August 29, 2018

Nintendo’s next mobile game, Dragalia Lost, had a Direct tonight that revealed the first gameplay details and what to expect from this action-RPG.

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Addressing Our Cyberpunk 2077 Concerns – IGN Beyond Episode 557

August 29, 2018

IGN’s weekly PlayStation show discusses the big new Cyberpunk demo, takes a look at this fall’s biggest games, and much more!

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The Zachtronics devs discuss the essence of cyberpunk in Exapunks

August 29, 2018

We talked to the lead developers of Exapunks to learn about the true essence of Cyberpunk game design. …

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Video: Overcoming AR design challenges with HoloLens

August 29, 2018

In this GDC 2018 talk, AR designer Bart Trzynadlowski discusses the design and technical challenges of augmented reality after a year of game prototype development on Microsoft’s HoloLens platform. …

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Bethesda’s Pete Hines: ‘I have banned the word replayable because that’s not a feature’

August 29, 2018

Bethesda’s Pete Hines discusses the company’s position on single-player experiences and choosing to play Fallout 76 solo. …

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Weekly Jobs Roundup: Wargaming, Cloud Imperium Games, and more are hiring now!

August 29, 2018

Those companies and more are looking for designers, engineers, artists, and devs from a variety of other disciplines right now on the Gamasutra Job Board! …

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NPD: Fortnite, PUBG help push U.S. game spending up 40%

August 29, 2018

Consumer spending on video games in the U.S. increased 40% compared to the same time last year, driven by sales of popular titles like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite. …

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How Dragon Quest’s Creator Invented JRPGs

August 29, 2018

Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii discusses the passion, the hard work, the failures, the successes, and the magic of creating video games.

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Gamescom 18 boasts 15,000 jump in attendees at record 370,000

August 29, 2018

The annual Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany beat out previous years to set a new attendance record, according to numbers provided by the organizers of the event. …

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Don’t Miss: Spelunky and why it’s okay for game designers to be mean

August 29, 2018

“Spelunky may be another example of why imminently-attainable and generous rewards aren’t always the ideal recipe for design success.” …

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Fortnite Fans Are Unlocking the Exclusive Galaxy Skin Through In-Store Phone Units

August 29, 2018

Fortnite fans found a way to get the exclusive Galaxy skin for free using in-store phone units.

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Nintendo files takedown notice against Pokemon fan game creation tool

August 29, 2018

Nintendo has filed a takedown notice against Pokemon Essentials, a Pokemon-themed fan game making tool that has been up and running for more than a decade. …

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Riot Games details steps forward after workplace toxicity allegations

August 29, 2018

Three weeks after Kotaku published a story collecting allegations from past and current Riot Games employees, Riot has detailed how it plans to move forward. …

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Far Cry 5 Update Adds New Game+ and Infamous Difficulty

August 29, 2018

A few existing perks can be stacked in Far Cry 5’s New Game+, allowing players to further improve their abilities.

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We’re playing Exapunks with Zach Barth starting at 3PM EDT

August 29, 2018

We’re talking to the lead developer of hacking simulator Exapunks starting at 3PM EDT. …

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PlayStation Plus Free Games for September 2018 Announced

August 29, 2018

Subscribers don’t even have to wait until next month to play the biggest free game.

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XRDC speaker Q& A: Douglas North Cook explores the boundaries of VR

August 29, 2018

Doug North Cook will be joining a panel of design experts at XRDC 2018 to discuss more about his work. …

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Destiny Fans Think They’ve Figured Out What the Darkness Is

August 29, 2018

Some Guardians on Reddit think they’ve finally uncovered what Destiny’s mysterious evil force is.

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Blog: Social stats from the first week of Boyfriend Dungeon’s Kickstarter

August 29, 2018

A dive into the social numbers behind Boyfriend Dungeon’s Kickstarter, which reached it’s goal of $50,000 in just over 6 hours. …

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