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'The Bible Videogame' Raises Over Half of Funding Goal

Game Politics - 1 hour 49 min ago

With 39 more days to go, The Bible Videogame Series has managed to raise $20,171 of its $35,000 goal from just 423 backers through its Kickstarter crowd funding campaign.

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Nexon Launches New Division, Shuffles Executives

Game Politics - 2 hours 6 min ago

Free-to-play online games company NEXON Co., Ltd. has launched a new division within the company called ‘Nexon XP’ and shuffled some of its top executives. The new division will be dedicated to working with external development talent to bring their free-to-play games into the Nexon free-to-play games portal.

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Steam Discovery: The curation tools we've been yearning for are finally here

Gamasutra - News - 2 hours 35 min ago

Valve today announced a move for its Steam platform that the vast majority of PC game devs have been waiting a very long time for -- Steam Discovery, an update to the store that introduces new curation options. ...

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Sony: Nearly 700 Games Available for PlayStation TV At Launch

Game Politics - 2 hours 42 min ago

Sony announced that almost 700 games will be available on PlayStation TV when it launches in Europe and North America later this year. The PlayStation TV is a micro-console originally made for Asia that allows streaming of PS4 games to another HD in your home, as well as select PS Vita, PSP, and PS One classic games.

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Video: A crash course in design-related analytics

Gamasutra - News - 3 hours 10 min ago

Information is now everywhere. If you work for a large company or a publisher, someone is going to come to you with analytics, and you need to be able to understand them in order make proper use of them. ...

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Chucklefish: We Could Develop 'Starbound' For Nine More Years Thanks to Early Access Buyers

Game Politics - 3 hours 39 min ago

Chucklefish, the developer behind the popular space adventure RPG Starbound, claims that it has earned enough money to be in continual development for nine more years. Chucklefish financed development of its "Terraria in space" adventure game through Steam Early Access and through pledge drives on the official Starbound website.

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Nexon launches publishing division focused on Western content

GamesIndustry.biz news - 3 hours 41 min ago
Nexon XP will look at "bringing the best external development talent to the free-to-play space"
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Sony PlayStation VR headset Project Morpheus '85 percent' ready

Gamasutra - News - 4 hours 58 min ago

Oculus has made some great strides toward release, and it seems like Sony is making similar progress, according to Shuhei Yoshida, its president of Worldwide Studios. ...

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Get a job: Respawn Entertainment is hiring software engineers

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 25 min ago

The Titanfall is seeking software engineers at the mid and senior levels with experience in C/C++ fluency. ...

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Celebrating 150 Games That Won't Be On The Wii U

Game Politics - 5 hours 47 min ago

At this point, our friend Andrew Eisen must be looking forward to a game not being on the Wii U so he can add it to his list. What I mean is that once he went past 50 he probably became resigned to the fact that publishers just don't seem to think very highly of Nintendo's capable little home console.

So we thought we should share this video Andrew made celebrating (?) the 150th game that will not be released on the Wii U. Join in on the fun by hitting up his YouTube channel and leaving a comment!

This Week in Video Game Criticism: Do We Overuse the Term 'Interactive'?

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 16 min ago

This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Lindsey Joyce on topics ranging from our overzealous use of the term 'interactivity' to whether games can exist sans politics. ...

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Big opening weekend sales for the new iPhone

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 48 min ago

Apple's strong opening weekend sales for the new iPhone 6 indicate that iOS games will have a large potential audience for a long time to come. ...

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Don't Miss: Stalled engine - The TurboGrafx-16 turns 25

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 53 min ago

25 years ago, NEC released the video game system that fell first in the 16-bit console wars -- but what an interesting failure it was. The history of the TurboGrafx-16 as told by those who were there. ...

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Oculus Gears up for mobile

GamesIndustry.biz news - 7 hours 5 min ago
Meet Max Cohen, the VP driving virtual reality on handheld devices
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With big names signed, Nexon guns for Western players with new division

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 13 min ago

Cliff Bleszinski is on board, and so are many other Western developers. Now, the company formally announces its new publishing division: Nexon XP. ...

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Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime dev: Timing is everything

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 27 min ago

"One of the tasks we find ourselves doing quite frequently is controlling the timing of things (loop an animation for x seconds, randomize AI behavior every y seconds, etc.)." ...

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Blog: The wind-up and pitch in game development

Gamasutra - News - 8 hours 7 min ago

"Over the past 30-plus years as a game developer I've been to many product pitch sessions... During this time I've experienced my fair share of do's and don'ts that I thought I would share." ...

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PlayStation TV launches October 14 for $99.99

Gamasutra - News - 8 hours 15 min ago

Known as the Vita TV in Japan, the streaming box and game console launches with support for "nearly 700 games," says Sony. ...

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No way, Noriega: Activision seeks dismissal of Call of Duty case

Gamasutra - News - 8 hours 42 min ago

Manuel Noriega, the former military dictator of Panama, sued Activision because of the use of his likeness in the game -- and now the company fights back... with the help of Rudy Giuliani. ...

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PlayStation TV launches with 700 games in US on October 14

GamesIndustry.biz news - 8 hours 56 min ago
The Lego Movie Videogame bundle goes on sale that same day as well
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