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Torment: Tides of Numenera pushed to 2016 news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 7:03am
Project lead Kevin Saunders and inXile agree to part ways; Wasteland 2 lead Chris Keenan takes over for home stretch
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Layoffs at Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 6:43am

Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios has been forced to let go staff at both its New York and Stockholm offices. ...

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The 5 golden rules of input

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 6:05am

"This article will give you easy to follow rules on how to support gamepad and mouse/keyboard like a world boss." ...

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Gfinity reports £3.6m loss in first fiscal year news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 5:24am
Major investments tell on eSports company's bottom line, will raise another £1 million through share sale
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Umbra raises $3.4 million to meet AR/VR demand news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 4:45am
3D technology company anticipates huge opportunities outside of games
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Why it's good to avoid large decision spaces

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 4:05am

"That's why Go beginners are taught on smaller boards. Smaller boards mean smaller decision spaces, and that means that players with limited experience and knowledge can still make informed decisions." ...

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Halo 5's first week 50 per cent bigger than Assassin's Creed's news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 3:07am
Also outsold Master Chief Collection in the UK by the same margin
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Avalanche Studios cuts staff in New York and Stockholm news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 2:40am
Around 24 jobs were lost as independent studio wound up development of Mad Max and Just Cause 3
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Warner Bros. offers refunds for Arkham Knight PC... Again news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 2:15am
Community still unhappy with PC version's performance despite four month wait since initial withdrawal from sale
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The making of The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 1:04am

"Jensen decided the time had come to test his strength of character. She dug up her original idea of Gabriel investigating a series of murders that locals believed to be the work of a werewolf." ...

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Designing difficulty in role-playing games

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 1:03am

Difficulty isn't just about adjusting numbers for "Easy," "Medium," and "Hard" mode. Three developers share tips on how to use difficulty to make an RPG more deep, flexible and engaging. ...

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Sega misses lowered six-month profit forecast news - Mon, 11/02/2015 - 1:00am
Company is nevertheless back in the black despite a lack of major new releases
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ESA: over 1600 game developers and publishers in the U.S.

Game Politics - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 7:56pm
Roughly 1,641 video game development studios and publishing companies operate 1,871 separate video game facilities nationwide, according to a new report released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade group that represents the video game industry in the United States, and the Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA), a consortium of more than 80 ... Read more

Princeton Police blame swatting incidents on ‘gamers’

Game Politics - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 7:17pm
Princeton, New Jersey police believe that swatting calls are coming from within the gaming community. Police Chief Nicholas K. Sutter and superintendent of Schools Steven C. Cochrane said this week that “swatting” threats to the local public schools and other targets are coming from people within the “electronic gaming community” who are “engaged in a ... Read more
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