Day: August 30, 2018

Tuning Dead Cells to appeal to players both fast and slow

August 30, 2018

†œIt took one year — a little bit less than one year — and we switched it from a totally different [game] to this action platformer,” says designer Sébastien Bénard in this Dead Cells dev rumination. …

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Loads of New Switch Games & Announcements: Nindies, Monster Hunter, & More

August 30, 2018

IGN’s weekly Nintendo show chats about the Nindies Summer Showcase, Nintendo’s newest mobile game, The Messenger, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, and much more!

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Fortnite Weekly Challenge Guide: Rift Locations Map

August 30, 2018

How to use ten different rifts but from different rift spawn locations.

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Video: How Paradox Interactive combines business strategy and game development

August 30, 2018

Paradox Interactive’s Fredrik Wester explains how the developer/publisher selects, nurtures and launches its games, from Crusader Kings 2 to the Pillars of Eternity franchise. …

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SCUM is Devolver Digital’s biggest launch after selling 250K copies

August 30, 2018

SCUM, a multiplayer online survival game developed by Croatian studio Gamepires, has sold over 250,000 copies less than 24 hours after release.  …

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Get a job: InnoGames is hiring a Sr. UI Designer for a new mobile game

August 30, 2018

InnoGames is looking for a UI designer to create attentive and thoughtful user interfaces for one of its upcoming mobile games wit ha strong focus on user experience and navigation. …

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How Mulaka reflects a culturally respectful development process

August 30, 2018

The Mulaka developers discuss how communicating with members of the Tarahumara community, whose folk lore inspired the game, helped portray an accurate representation of their culture. …

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Don’t Miss: Punishing difficulty conveys a personal story in The End is Nigh

August 30, 2018

“As The End is Nigh unfolded, it became a story about my personal struggle with game development, my obsession with my work, and how it affects my family.” …

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WWE 2K19 Roster Reveal: 75 Playable Superstars

August 30, 2018

From Roman Reigns to Ronda Rousey, Aleister Black to Alexa Bliss, here’s the first of WWE 2K19’s massive menagerie.

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Valve is making Counter-Strike: Global Offensive free to play, sort of

August 30, 2018

Valve is releasing a free version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam that allows players to play their own offline matches and spectate other players†™ online and tournament matches. …

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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Key Quests

August 30, 2018

Every mandatory quest you need to complete in Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate.

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Blog: Where’s my money, dude? Or ‘divvying up the loot’

August 30, 2018

It’s time to discuss the role of good Steam page design, dedicated community engagement, regional restrictions, third party distribution, distributors, and alternative open platform options. …

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CCP Games: ‘We’re not interested in [harassers] being part of our community’

August 30, 2018

Polygon reached out to several game developers to ask how they†™re equipped to deal with harassment, and EVE Online dev CCP came back with an extensive reply. …

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Bioware Says Anthem Is a ‘Continued Evolution’ from Its Past RPGs

August 30, 2018

Anthem has core differences from Mass Effect and Dragon Age, but its director says it’s more alike than you may think.

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Sony Reveals PS4 Exclusive Content for Destiny 2: Forsaken

August 30, 2018

Sony has revealed the PlayStation 4 exclusive content coming to Destiny 2: Forsaken, including new armor sets, an exotic weapon, a ship and a strike.

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Sharpen your VR demo-giving skills and get expert advice at XRDC!

August 30, 2018

At XRDC in October SVVR’s Jon Oakes intends to show you exactly what a good VR demo can do for building your community of fans, what makes a killer demo experience, and what to avoid at all costs! …

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Quantum Break, Master Chief Collection and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in September

August 30, 2018

Xbox Game Pass is getting 10 new games throughout September, including Quantum Break, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Onrush.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Fans Are Arguing About Puddle Sizes

August 30, 2018

Some gamers claim Insomniac has downgraded Spider-Man’s graphics, but the developer says that simply isn’t true.

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EA donates $1 million to newly established Jacksonville Tribute fund

August 30, 2018

EA is establishing a tribute fund to help those affected by the recent shooting at its Madden esports qualifying event in Jacksonville. …

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Rockstar Reveals Red Dead Redemption 2 Merch

August 30, 2018

Rockstar is releasing a line of 30 items inspired by Red Dead Redemption 2.

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