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Video: The double-edged sword of developing Darkest Dungeon as partners

Red Hook Studios' Tyler Sigman and Chris Bourassa share crucial lessons learned throughout the development of Darkest Dungeon. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 9:46 am

Ready at Dawn shuts down Deformers servers

Developer Ready at Dawn has officially shut down Deformers servers over a year after launching the multiplayer brawling game.  ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 9:25 am

Epic Games launches new learning platform providing free video tutorials

Epic Games announces the launch of Unreal Engine Online Learning, a platform which provides free video tutorials on how to use Unreal Engine 4. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 8:37 am

Hi-Rez creates 3 new studios to handle Smite, Paladins, and Realm Royale

Hi-Rez Studios has created three new subsidiaries, something the company's leadership says will allow it to 'scale multiple games more easily' going forward. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:51 am

Microsoft nabs triple-A talent to bolster its new studio The Initiative

Microsoft's new studio, The Initiative, has brought on a handful of fresh hires from various well-established studios including Rockstar, Santa Monica Studio, and Crystal Dynamics. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:36 am

Get a job: Roblox is looking for a Game Networking Engineer

Roblox is looking for a dev to develop network communication code that creates a smooth and real-time experience for Roblox players and more as a member of its team in San Mateo. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:27 am

Don't Miss: Building the new PvE features in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

With the latest expansion now released to the world, take a look back at this 2017 chat about how the expansion aims to help World of Warcraft create new co-operative experiences. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:17 am

Ex-Naughty Dog dev explores the perks of a studio devoid of 'dedicated management'

Former Naughty Dog dev Andrew Maximov offers insight into how teams can function, even thrive, with few managers or producers. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:06 am

Reminder: Thursday is your last day to pitch Main Conference talks for GDC 2019!

Heads up, game makers: The last day to pitch talks for the 2019 Game Developers Conference is this Thursday, August 16th -- so get your submissions in now! ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 6:14 am

Visual novel publisher Sekai Project lays off staff

The visual novel publisher Sekai Project has laid off an undisclosed portion of its staff as a result of what the company has now described as a necessary restructuring effort. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 5:25 am

Come to XRDC and see how VR racer Sprint Vector became an eSport!

At XRDC in October, Survios senior game designer Andrew Abedian reveals the grassroots evolution of their early speed-running prototype into a pioneer multiplayer title in VR eSports! ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 5:08 am

Blog: The dangers of the echo chamber effect on game development

Today's post looks at the echo chamber effect and how it can hurt your changes of making the best possible version of your video game. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 4:52 am

Blog: Design principles as applied to virtual reality

Freelance level designer Seth Eden discusses several design principles and looks at how they do or don't apply to virtual reality. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 3:21 am

EA's chief design officer Patrick Soderlund is stepping down

Company CEO Andrew Wilson broke the news in an open letter to employees, and explained Soderlund is departing to "begin a new chapter" later this year. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 3:15 am

Dear Esther dev The Chinese Room acquired by Sumo Digital

Chinese Room co-founder Dan Pinchbeck will be staying on in the role of creative director, while fellow co-founder Jessica Curry will continue her career as an independent composer. ...

Posted on 15 August 2018 | 1:43 am