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Blog: A gentle introduction to Steamworks

If you're just getting started with trying to implement Steam into your Unity game, it can be hard to know where to look. Here's a guide that should help you kick on with Steamworks. ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 5:01 am

Time's running out to register for VRDC Fall 2017 at the lowest price!

VRDC organizers want to let you know that the deadline to register early for VRDC Fall 2017 at the lowest possible price ends tomorrow, August 23rd at 11:59 PM Pacific! ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 4:30 am

Germany's most successful game of all time still runs on Flash

Medieval strategy title Goodgame Empire has become the most successful German game of all time after surpassing $800 million in lifetime revenue.  ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 4:16 am

Blog: Can your game have too many choices?

Narrowing down your options is getting more difficult in this day and age. This is exactly what choice overload is about: there is just too much to choose from. ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 3:06 am

Blog: How to protect your video game trademark

Once you've named your game and registered your video game trademark, it's time to start protecting that mark. If not, you may end up losing your rights. ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 1:51 am

China's top flight soccer league signs six-year game deal worth $15M

The Chinese Super League has struck up a six-year partnership with Beijing developer Crazy Sports to create games based on the 16 CSL teams.  ...

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 1:17 am

Teaching players without tutorials in Kingdoms and Castles

"The game doesn't have a formal tutorial, so, we try to make everything as obvious and accessible as possible. It starts with two basic problems that need to be solved: homelessness and hunger." ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 8:01 pm

To attract more players, Horizon Zero Dawn adds easier 'story' mode

In a win for general accessibility, Guerrilla Games has patched in a new game mode that drives down Horizon Zero Dawn's difficulty. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:37 am

The Dawn of War developers are making a new Age of Empires game

Once again, Microsoft is turning to a Sega-owned strategy game company to produce a strategy game sequel. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 9:52 am

Video: Polishing your indie game to shine bright like a diamond

What's the right way to polish your indie game? Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell shares some tips for making sure your game stands out from the crowd. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 8:53 am

Opinion: Exploring feminist game design in role-playing book #Feminism

#Feminism: A Nano-Game Anthology is a collection of 34 short RPG experiences. The collection demonstrates the similarity between feminism as an academic lens and feminism as a game design method. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 8:12 am

Get a job: Join Pixelberry Studios as a Product Manager

Pixelberry Studios is looking for a talented Product Manager to help it make data-driven improvements to its mobile game, Choices: Stories You Play. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 7:55 am

Sony put the kibosh on cross-console play, says Ark: Survival Evolved dev

Though the dev team has it working internally, Ark: Survival Evolved won't launch with cross-console play at Sony's behest. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 7:40 am

Don't Miss: What went right (and wrong) during the development of Bioshock

In this classic 2008 postmortem, the developers behind the original Bioshock share the process of bringing the now decade-old game to life. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 6:30 am

Blog: Using data science to understand your players

How can you use data science to maximize the success of your game? Adam Fletcher of Gyroscope Software gives an overview of what data science is, and how it can be applied. ...

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 6:04 am