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Apple reports quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:59pm
"Reflect stronger customer demand and business performance than we anticipated"
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Apple iPads make a brief surge in 2016 third-quarter report

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:40pm

Apple's numbers remain steady as iPad revenues move upward for the first time in a while thanks to the launch of the iPad Pro. ...

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Get a job: Deep Silver Volition seeks a senior Technical Artist

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:48am

Saints Row developer Deep Silver Volition is looking to bring on an experienced technical artist to take a senior position at its headquarters in Champaign, Illinois. ...

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Video: Tips from Paradox on mixing history with game design

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:41am

At GDC 2016, Paradox Development Studio's Chris King shares solutions his studio has for bringing history into your game, while at the same time ensuring the game itself is fun and compelling to play. ...

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Rad adds newer, faster game data compressors to its Oodle offerings

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:20am

Fun names alert: RAD Game Tools has updated its Oodle library of data compression tools for game developers with two new compressors, Selkie and Mermaid, that are faster than Oodle's extant Kraken. ...

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Don't Miss: Drugs, randomness, and moral grey areas in We Happy Few

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:47am

Now that the game is out on Early Access, take a moment to read our chat with Compulsion Games' creative director Guillaume Provost about We Happy Few's intriguing design and development. ...

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Political snarls drive prominent game educators out of Wisconsin

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:32am

Frustrated with an inhospitable political climate, University of Wisconsin-Madison game researchers/educators Constance Steinkuehler and Kurt Squire are planning to decamp for California. ...

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Blog: Game UX Summit sessions roundup

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:52am

Epic Games director of user experience Celia Hodent brings us a detailed roundup of the Game UX Summit. ...

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Investors pour $55 million more into mobile game publisher Scopely

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:36am

Mobile game firm Scopely has managed to raise $55 million in a Series B round of financing, and it plans to put that money towards expanding its developer ecosystem and investing in games. ...

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A new breed of arcade: Putting devs' skill-based games on casino floors

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:07am

Gamblit exec Darion Lowenstein speaks to how and why the company wants to work with devs to put simple video games on casino floors. Think '90s arcade games, but with the option to wager real money. ...

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Microsoft plans to sabotage Steam - Sweeney

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:59am
Epic co-founder says Windows 10 updates will progressively break Valve's storefront until Windows Store seems like a more stable alternative
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Report: NX could be a handheld system with detachable controllers

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:36am

Anonymous sources have hinted Nintendo's next console, codenamed NX, could be a powerful handheld system with detachable controllers. ...

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Blog: Game design analysis - Disney Magic Kingdoms

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:03am

Game designer Scott Fine offers a thorough design and economics breakdown of Gameloft's mobile game, Disney Magic Kingdoms. ...

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Nintendo NX is a portable console powered by a mobile processor - report

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:44am
Handheld component has detachable controllers, can be hooked up to a TV, with cartridges used for games
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Tom Kalinske gets back in the game

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:34am
After 20 years away from the industry, Sega's Genesis-era CEO takes chairman role at Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion
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Former PlayStation exec Adam Boyes appointed CEO of Iron Galaxy

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:28am

PlayStation's former vice president of third-party relations, Adam Boyes, is now CEO of Chicago-based game developer and publisher Iron Galaxy. ...

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Adam Boyes joins Iron Galaxy as CEO

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:10am
Ex-Sony dev relations head signs on as Killer Instinct Season 2 and 3 developer shakes up leadership team
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Rift gets additional sensor support to make way for room-scale

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:03am

The additional sensors will enhance movement tracking and improve accuracy as the company prepares to launch its Touch controllers later this year. ...

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Blog: A pre-launch view of my mistakes when developing my first game

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 5:22am

Australia-based independent game developer Christian Hodges breaks down what he thought could've gone better with the creation of his first game, A-Maze-Ing Runner ...

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Is Pokémon Go success going to come to a Weezing halt?

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:28am
Garry Barter of PlayerXP analyses the customer feedback for Niantic's AR giant
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