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Xbox at Gamescom: Watch the livestream here

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:17am
Microsoft kicks off the week's festivities with a bang as Sony sits on the sidelines
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Cities: Skylines dev: Don't punish your players; teach them

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:57am

Cities: Skylines lead designer Karoliina Korppoo offers a postmortem of sorts at GDC Europe, deconstructing her design philosophy and making a case for designing games that teach, rather than punish. ...

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Hooking up Elias' adaptive game music to Unity

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:03am

"I am going to show you a real world example of how adaptive music is used in a game, how simple it is for programmers to get Elias up and running in Unity." ...

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What does PewDiePie really make from YouTube?

Game Politics - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:00am

Last month Swedish newspaper Expressen revealed that PewDiePie (in real life 25-year-old Felix Kjellberg) made around $7.4 million in 2014 from his popular YouTube videos about gaming. Some people took to social media to take aim at the popular Internet star, which in turn forced him to make a video addressing people's criticisms.

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Twitch Streamer gets suspended for faking a 'swatting' on a live stream

Game Politics - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:36am

According to this Kotaku Australia report, a Twitch streamer decided to celebrate hitting a major milestone with some over-the-top theatrics during a stream, which ultimately led to getting suspended from Twitch. Over the weekend popular League of Legends Twitch streamer Trick2g hosted a 24-hour live event to commemorate the fact he had hit the 800,000 subscriber mark.

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Valve shares advice on designing great VR game interactions

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:23am

At GDC Europe today, Valve's Yasser Malaika shared some key lessons learned about how to make great VR game interactions by both Valve's own devs and external dev partners like Owlchemy Labs. ...

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'Red Ash' crowd-funding campaign fails

Game Politics - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:16am

Comcept's crowd-funding campaign for Red Ash has failed to get funding - a fact the company seemed to have anticipated last week when it secured funding outside the crowd-funding campaign from a Chinese company.  The crowd-funding campaign closed at $519,999 - well below its target of $800,000.

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iQU acquires TinyLoot, Target Gamers

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:21am
Mobile marketing firm builds user acquisition portfolio
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