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How Landfall Games finds the fun in physics engines

"If everyone doesn†™t take the game so seriously we can have a lot more fun with it and do more," says Landfall's Petter Henriksson of the studio's penchant for weird physics in this in-depth chat. ...

Posted on 15 October 2018 | 9:00 pm

Video Game Deep Cuts: Smash That Magic Spiderweb

This week's highlights include a neat Smash Bros interview, a review of Magic Leap's reveal party, and words of wisdom from Spiderweb Software, among many others. ...

Posted on 15 October 2018 | 4:19 pm

Video: BioWare's postmortem look at the making of Star Wars: The Old Republic

At GDC 2012, BioWare Austin leads Richard Vogel and Dallas Dickinson share how Star Wars: The Old Republic positioned itself to break into the World of Warcraft-dominated MMO game market. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 10:43 am

Watch our chat with CrossCode's lead developer and composer!

We talked to some of the developers behind Steam Early Access hit CrossCode about making and selling a retro-flavored RPG in 2018. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 10:39 am

Facebook is testing a mobile app for watching Facebook Gaming streams

Facebook is currently testing a mobile spin on its Fb.gg streaming platform that groups features currently available in the company†™s Facebook Gaming web platform into a mobile-friendly app. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 9:17 am

Weekly Jobs Roundup: Outfit7, Cryptic Studios, and more are hiring now!

Here are just some of the many, many positions being advertised right now on Gamasutra's Job Board. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 8:39 am

Facebook confirms 30 million people had personal data stolen in breach

While the number is less than the company†™s original 50 million estimate, a significant chunk of the platform†™s userbase had either their contact or profile info accessed in the breach. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 8:06 am

Valve under investigation by Brazilian government over violent political game

Valve is under investigation by the Brazilian government after a violent political game was published to Steam last week. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 7:03 am

John Carmack and ZeniMax have ended their legal dispute

The legal battle between id Software co-founder John Carmack and current id owner ZeniMax has ended, though a case involving Oculus rages on. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 6:56 am

Report: Blizzard considering bringing cross-platform play to Diablo 3

Update A Blizzard rep said the company is in talks with Sony and Microsoft to enable cross-platform play across competing consoles with the arrival of Diablo 3 on the Nintendo Switch. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 6:28 am

XRDC speaker Q& A: BioWare vet Jonathan Perry tunes VR for workplace training

Ractive CEO and former BioWare cinematics director Jonathan Perry talks about the potential of VR in high-stress training. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 6:05 am

Bethesda teams up with West Virginia Tourism Office for Fallout 76 promo

Fallout 76 developer Bethesda is partnering with the West Virginia Tourism Office to promote the upcoming game which takes place in a post-apocalyptic version of the state. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 5:54 am

Bethesda Softworks opens new office to expand global operations

Bethesda Softworks announced the opening of a new office in Moscow, Russia earlier today as part of its expansion of global operations.  ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 5:28 am

Blog: Working with local devs to gain experience in games user research

Landing an entry-level job in GamesUR is difficult, so having experience can set you apart from other candidates. This post outlines several best practices and principles for getting started in GamesUR. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 5:18 am

We're talking to the team behind CrossCode at 3PM EDT

The developers of CrossCode are swinging by for a chat about making their game starting at 3PM EDT. ...

Posted on 13 October 2018 | 5:08 am