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Blog: The mistake of chasing the king

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 7 min ago

When an idea becomes big, you can bet that someone is going to try and make a game similar to cash in. But trying to emulate the king's success often doesn't work out. ...

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Come to GDC Europe for tips on coworking with devs to make better games

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 41 min ago

Heads up, European devs: GDC Europe is just months away, and today conference organizers are pleased to debut an intriguing session on the growing popularity (and power!) of game hubs across Europe. ...

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Data shows Miitomo is in decline, suggests downloads alone aren't enough

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 55 min ago

SurveyMonkey's data tracking arm, SurveyMonkey Intelligence, has taken an in-depth look at the performance of Miitomo one month after the game launched, and it's not exactly good news.  ...

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Blog: 5 reasons why you want to quit Clash Royale

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 31 min ago

"I'm burned out by Clash Royale and it seems that so are the people around me. Where it previously felt strategic and fun, it now feels random and frustrating." ...

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Tencent wants to help Stellaris developer Paradox break into China

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 32 min ago

"As China's game market further develops, players will advance to more sophisticated and complex genres such as grand strategy and simulation games." ...

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How streamers are impacting the video game market

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 58 min ago

A survey of 800 video game players from the U.S. and UK reveals important insights as to how streaming is affecting the video game market. ...

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Supercell "printing money" with Clash games - SuperData news - 7 hours 12 sec ago
Both Clash of Clans and Clash Royale are generating $100m a month as digital sales in April climbed 5% to $6.2 billion
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When the customer is always alt-right news - 7 hours 12 min ago
Weekly Recap: Stellaris publisher blocks a whites-only mod, E3 gets a side show for the public, and game-based movies continue
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Report: Vivendi continues Gameloft takeover after winning shareholder support

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 12 min ago

Mobile game juggernaut Gameloft has ceded more ground in its fight to stop a hostile takeover by French media giant, Vivendi. ...

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Tencent acquiring 5% equity in Paradox news - 7 hours 56 min ago
Chinese online giant's investment puts Crusader Kings publisher's total value around $420 million
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HTC morphs into game developer for first VR title, Front Defense

Gamasutra - News - 8 hours 18 min ago

HTC is taking its first steps into the world of virtual reality game development with new VR title, Front Defence.  ...

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Overwatch and the death of the midnight launch news - 9 hours 7 min ago
"It's become more about when do the servers come on," says GameStop CEO as Overwatch ships two days ahead of midnight launch
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Blog: Why I want more politics and economy in RPGs

Gamasutra - News - 10 hours 40 min ago

"I'm here to defend the inclusion of explicit politics, of actively debating issues that we face daily in our democratic coexistence. Especially in RPGs." ...

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From Game of War to public transport news - 13 hours 12 sec ago
MZ is putting its new strategy into action, applying its game tech to eradicate inefficiency in New Zealand's public transport system
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Gamelab 2016: Indiepocalypse and the changing face of games media news - 13 hours 4 min ago
New venue for Barcelona show as Gilbert, Moore and Harrison confirmed
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7 games with great learning curves that all developers should study

Gamasutra - News - 14 hours 12 sec ago

Which games offer a masterclass in how to design a well-shaped learning curve?Corey Davis of Psyonix, Chris Bourassa of Red Hook, and Global Game Jame co-founder Ian Schreiber weigh in. ...

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PlayStation has become Sony's cornerstone news - 14 hours 40 min ago
PS4 is great, and PSVR/Neo will drive hype - but Sony's success is also down to its competitors' failures giving it a clear run at a thriving market
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How and why a group of modders have kept NHL 2004 on PC alive

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 2:47pm

Read the unlikely tale of a group of modders who've kept a 13-year-old hockey game alive and up to date. ...

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GameStop sees declines in hardware sales, but growth in toy sales

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 2:15pm

Decreased game releases, universally down hardware sales, and the Puerto Rico closures all impact GameStop profits for Q1 2016. ...

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Get a job: Be a Level Designer on Respawn's Star Wars game

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:47am

The studio that made Titanfall is now working on a 3rd-person Star Wars game, and it's looking for level designers to join the team working on that project at its Chatsworth, CA offices. ...

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