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Watch all the sessions from DICE Europe here news - Sun, 09/13/2015 - 11:24pm
Michael Denny's keynote opens at 9:15am BST
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GOG piñatas have indie games inside instead of candy

Game Politics - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 4:33pm
Digital download service Good Old Games (GOG to its friends) regularly hosts promotions and sales events but this one is pretty novel. In addition to a bunch of indie games discounted by as much as 80%, GOG is offering digital piñatas for $3 (or whatever your local equivalent is) a pop.  Give your virtual piñata a virtual ... Read more

Video: Disney animator draws in VR using ex-Double Fine engineers' app

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 2:55pm

Game artists may appreciate this brief, charming video of veteran Disney animator Glen Keane sketching in virtual reality with an HTC Vive dev kit running the 3D art app TiltBrush. ...

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Kabam's president of worldwide studios leaves after 11 months news - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 2:00pm
"Not the right place for me at this point in my career"
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State court orders Kickstarted game creator to pay $54k for failing to deliver

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:54pm

"Washington state will not tolerate crowdfunding theft," said the state AG. "If you accept money from consumers, and don't follow through on your obligations, my office will hold you accountable." ...

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Guess which console manufacturer requested a name change to ‘Bombing Bastards’

Game Politics - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:49pm
It wasn’t Nintendo. Bombing Bastards hit the Wii U eShop with its name intact in the summer of 2014.  Nope, according to a press release from developer Sanuk Games, Sony requested a name change for the game’s Playstation 4 release. The game is known as Bombing Busters on Sony’s console. Now, this isn’t a new story.  Bombing ... Read more

Lara Croft Go dev: Remake how you felt playing a classic game, not the game itself

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 11:46am

Lara Croft Go dev Antoine Routon describes how he and his team tried to recreate what they remember it feeling like to play the earliest Tomb Raider games, rather than the games themselves. ...

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Organization and time management as an indie studio

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 11:44am

"These tools help a team stay motivated and on task by breaking down the general problem of 'develop this game' into 'develop this game: here are the steps.'" ...

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Get a job: Disruptor Beam is hiring an experienced Unity Engineer

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 11:16am

Boston-based Disruptor Beam seeks an experienced Unity developer who can help launch and operate scalable dev environments for mobile/online games based on the Star Trek and Game of Thrones licenses. ...

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Video: Using the Fox Engine to build Ground Zeroes

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 11:10am

Hideo Kojima and the Kojima Productions staff demonstrate and explain the workflow and development process of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes on the Fox Engine at GDC 2013. ...

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Wales Interactive: YouTuber requested $17,600 for coverage news - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:56am
Soul Axiom dev shocked by demands
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New mobile analytics platform aims to help devs hunt 'whales'

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:45am

A former App Annie employee has launched his own analytics platform, Whally, that's designed to identify and track 'whale' players who invest significant amounts of time into mobile games. ...

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Don’t want Windows 10? You may have already downloaded it…

Game Politics - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:14am
According to a report on The Inquirer, Microsoft is downloading 3 – 6GB of Windows 10 install files to computers whether the user requested the new operating system or not.  A reader informed the publication that despite not reserving Windows 10 and repeatedly refusing the optional upgrade, he found a beefy “$Windows.~BT” install folder on his hard drive. ... Read more

Don't Miss: Mario maestro Koji Kondo on how he composes classics

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:08am

The composer behind the iconic Mario and Zelda soundtracks speaks to Gamasutra in this 2014 interview, touching on both his classic work and advice for game composers. ...

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EA shuts down Flight Control, Real Racing and other early mobile game hits

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:00am

This month Electronic Arts abruptly ceased supporting and selling 23 of its older mobile games, including several notable early hits like Flight Control and the original Real Racing. ...

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Use limitations to make great game art: Advice from the 2015 Game Career Guide

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 9:29am

In this edition, game developer and artist Randy O'Connor offers advice on making art for games within the limits of your abilities, budget and time. Those limitations are actually a great strength! ...

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Epic makes 7,600 Infinity Blade assets free to devs news - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 9:00am
"Content represents a $3 million investment in art and sound design"
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Essential tools to build your game's community

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 7:36am

"Building a community around an indie game and a studio that hasn't previously published anything is hard. In fact it's akin to me trying to sell you something that hasn't been invented yet." ...

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Don't Miss: We can't prove when Super Mario Bros. came out

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 7:28am

It's one of the highest grossing consumer entertainment products in history, selling over 40 million copies worldwide, so why don't we know when Super Mario Bros. first hit shelves? ...

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