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Never a developer to shy away from a technical challenge, Survios's second game "Sprint Vector" was created to tackle an issue persistent in VR since its inception: locomotion. So naturally the studio built a game where speedrunning is its heart and soul.
In another batch of stories from David L. Craddock's "Shovel Knight" published by Boss Fight Books, the author discusses how developer Yacht Club Games designed Shovel Knight's Specter Knight, Plague Knight, and Propeller Knight boss battles.
In this post I will talk about metaspoiler, a term I create to talk about spoilers that transcends the original media and will analyze some examples.
Today Ask Gamedev turns 1 year old! If you haven't heard of Ask Gamedev, we're a YouTube channel made up of game industry veterans and we make videos on game design, marketing games, career planning and more. Here are our top 3 videos on career planning:
In exclusive material from David L. Craddock's "Shovel Knight" published by Boss Fight Books, the author discusses how developer Yacht Club Games designed Shovel Knight's Baz, King Knight, and Mole Knight boss battles.
This entry summarizes my presentation held at the Forward Festival this June about worldbuilding and Storytelling in VR. I used the dwarven Stonebeard family from our fantasy universe, to explain our approach of the 4WH's.
Video game composer Winifred Phillips discusses newly announced headphone products for VR, and new technologies promising to enhance existing headphones for VR. Topics include Cingo, the Ambeo Smart Headset, Super X-Fi, and the Sowlo from Noveto Systems.
Interviews with developers about old games
In a bid to increase uptake, manufacturers promote shorter console lifespans and a future of streaming devices. With publishers moving towards âgames-as-serviceâ and longer development per product, developers might find they face an industry out of sy
Translation is a very important step when making a game, but itâs not enough to just translate the words from one language to another. Read more about what guest bloggers in our blog at Koukoi Games wrote about the topic.
When you think of sports simulation games, storytelling isnât what always come to mind. But all of them actually have a great potential for a narrative.
Survios Technical Artist Kevin Andersen discusses how multiplayer racer "Sprint Vector" brought a new level of design challenges, most notably: how do you design an aesthetically distinct world that's easily readable and render-able at 100mph--in VR?
We were experiencing more trouble with the start up time of our game made in Unity for Android. This is how we solved part of the puzzle with image size.
The design principles for PSVR game 'RIGS: Mechanized Combat League' that was covered in my talk in a design panel at Eurogamer EGX 2016, at the Birmingham NEC, UK.
Brian Merchant from Gizmodo gave factually poignant coverage of Leap Con. This resulted in a eureka moment which defined what Magic Leap and products like it are about, what they deliver, and what their futures are through three critical words.
Whether or not board game reviewers should silo themselves away from other perspectives or not, it's a concept that can be difficult to fully realise when you review only for a hobby.
Game jams can be daunting when your background isn't in development. There are surprising ways you can contribute outside of code, art & design and you can learn a lot in a short space of time. Here are some ways to get the most out of them as a non-dev!
Designing combat systems is often overlooked and not frequently handled methodically. This article aims to explain where to start when designing a combat system and how to leverage certain aspects of combat systems to achieve your intended power fantasy.
A game design analysis for Lion Studios' chart topping mobile physics based puzzle game.
Experts put AI in games as an academic pursuit and computer games can be used as test beds for research to analyze complexities and the reaction of human in the real world. Here are three different ways AI is used to generate game content.