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Video: Micro postmortems: The process of developing vastly different games

In this GDC 2018 session, game developers Brandon Sheffield, Audrey Moon and Dan Boutros chronicle the ups and downs of the development of their vastly different games. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 11:31 pm

Gamasutra's Best of 2018: Alissa McAloon's top 10 games

Here is the final roundup of my top 10 games for 2018, revised and finalized several times, legitimately right up until the absolute second before my deadline. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 10:43 pm

Escape From Tarkov devs file DMCA takedown over false accusations

Escape From Tarkov developer Battlestate Games has issued 47 DMCA claims against YouTuber "Eroktic" over spreading incorrect information and expressing overall negativity about their game. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 10:17 pm

Industry experts worry some esports orgs are overvalued and headed for trouble

Esports team owners and professionals are reportedly convinced that many organizations are overvalued, and because of that, a market correction is looming on the horizon.  ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 9:08 pm

Get a job: Infinity Ward is looking for a Viewmodel Animator

Woodland Hills-based Infinity Ward is hiring experienced animators (and devs of other disciplines) with first-person shooter experience. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 9:07 pm

Best of 2018: Designing side quests? Study these 7 games (and some Chris Avellone pointers)

Side quests can make or break your game. Here, devs suggest some games that do side quests notably well, and Chris Avellone offers guidelines on how to design a great side quest. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 8:57 pm

A German regulator is taking Nintendo to court over eShop preorder policies

The German Consumer Protection Authority (VZBV) is taking Nintendo to court over Nintendo's digital preorder policies, specifically over the strict rule that eShop preorders cannot be canceled. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 8:24 pm

Battlefield 5 is having trouble balancing for both new and experienced players

Battlefield 5 developer EA Dice has rolled back a recent change to the game†™s †œtime to kill† (TTK) after the earlier alteration skewed the game's multiplayer difficulty in favor of newer players a little too much. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 7:12 pm

Attend GDC for an inside look at the making of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's best moment

Come out to GDC next year and see Naughty Dog story animator Marianne Hayden pull back the curtain on the design of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's charming, cinematic elephant ride! ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:17 pm

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross to be inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced that Bonnie Ross will be the 23rd inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame this coming February. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:03 pm

Get a technical look inside the Shadow of the Colossus remake at GDC 2019!

Veteran port house Bluepoint Games will be at GDC 2018 to show you how it built a technical pipeline capable of remaking classic games like God of War and Shadow of the Colossus! ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 5:04 pm

Fresh Prince star Alfonso Ribeiro suing Epic over Fortnite dance

Ribeiro claims Epic knowingly misappropriated his dance by replicating and selling it in Fortnite as the 'Fresh' emote, with the name itself being an obvious reference to television show.  ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 4:32 pm

Blog: How to turn your mod into an indie game

So you've made a mod, and you're thinking about transforming it into a stand-alone game. Here's what I've learned doing exactly that to create The Forgotten City. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 3:14 pm

With an eye on mobile, Devolver brings in former App Store games manager

Devolver Digital announced that former Apple App Store Games business manager Mark Hickey is joining the team as VP of mobile publishing. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 3:04 pm

Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold over 3M copies in the U.S.

That makes Ultimate the fastest-selling Switch game of all time in the States, and also the fastest-selling title in the Super Smash Bros. franchise. ...

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 2:45 pm