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Don't Miss: StarCraft Remastered dev analyzes the enduring appeal of StarCraft

17 August 2017 - 10:59am

Nearly 2 decades after Blizzard released StarCraft, the game is still being played at a pro level. Why? StarCraft Remastered lead Pete Stilwell shares his thoughts on what makes an RTS game great. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

PSA: Today's the last day to pitch your GDC 2018 Main Conference talks!

17 August 2017 - 9:15am

Hey devs: the call for submissions to present lectures, panels, roundtables, &  posters at GDC 2018 next March closes today, Thursday, August 17 at 11:59 PM PT! ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Video: Making better games through neuroscience-- and good UX

16 August 2017 - 2:07pm

Epic Games' Celia Hodent takes the stage at GDC 2015 to talk about how game designers can leverage neuroscience to design better games. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

How one dev aims to thwart arranged marriages through game design

16 August 2017 - 1:29pm

Returning to Pakistan after her H1B visa expired, designer Nashra Balagamwala aims to release her board game Arranged! to both raise awareness of arranged marriages -- and help her avoid one herself. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Hollywood aims to make a TV show based on Funcom's The Secret World

15 August 2017 - 4:46pm

It's a notable move by venerable developer Funcom to propel its intellectual property into another medium of entertainment, albeit one that seems to have been brewing for some time. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Blizzard is bringing the Battle.net name back from the dead

14 August 2017 - 4:01pm

Roughly 5 months after laying its long-standing "Battle.net" brand to rest, Blizzard is bringing it back -- although going forward, it would prefer if everyone referred to it as Blizzard Battle.net. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Report: Tencent invests in Battlegrounds dev Bluehole

14 August 2017 - 10:43am

Tencent has reportedly invested an undisclosed amount in the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dev after the South Korean company turned down its acquisition offer. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Devs, submit your pitches for great GDC 2018 Design talks now!

14 August 2017 - 9:57am

If you have a talk that'd fit perfectly in the Design track at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it -- and they're only accepting submissions through this Thursday, August 17th! ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Video Game Deep Cuts: GTA Online's Flash Dream

13 August 2017 - 10:27pm

This week's longform articles/videos include GTA Online's crime issues, the history of the Flash game scene, & the triumphant completion of The Dream Machine. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

With LawBreakers loose, Bleszinski says livestreaming the alpha was a misstep

11 August 2017 - 5:12pm

"It deflated some of the expectations, and we have to work three times as hard to win people back based on that perception." Boss Key cofounder Cliff Bleszinski says in a new interview with Eurogamer. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Now's the time to pitch great Business & Marketing talks for GDC 2018

11 August 2017 - 10:05am

If you aim to speak at the Game Developers Conference next year, better hurry -- time is running out to submit your talk! The deadline is next Thursday, August 17th. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Twitch rolls out its desktop app, complete with video chat

10 August 2017 - 4:50pm

Some game makers may appreciate the app's focus on managing communities, as it allows you to set up chat servers where participants can message and voice chat with each other at any time.  ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Game chat app Discord begins testing video chat and screen-sharing

10 August 2017 - 3:39pm

If you're a dev who uses Discord to interact with your community of players, this opens up new ways for you to communicate with them and share what you're working on. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Submit your great Production & Team Management talks for GDC 2018!

10 August 2017 - 9:15am

The GDC 2018 Production & Team Management track is looking for talks, especially from experienced producers who have shipped games and seek to share their best techniques or experiences! ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

There's a chance eSports could make an appearance at the 2024 Olympic Games

9 August 2017 - 1:12pm

The Paris Olympic bid committee is discussing the possibility of including competitive video games as a medal-worthy sport in the 2024 summer Olympic Games. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

GDC 2018 seeks your submissions for great Audio talks!

9 August 2017 - 9:16am

If you have a talk that would fit perfectly in the Audio track at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it -- and they're accepting submissions through Thursday, August 17th! ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 10 million lifetime players

8 August 2017 - 12:55pm

Seven years after its launch (and four after its more successful relaunch), Final Fantasy XIV has passed 10 million cumulative players. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Now's the time to pitch your best Programming talks for GDC 2018

8 August 2017 - 10:12am

Hey devs! GDC officials seek great submissions of interesting, cutting-edge Programming talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th! ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Video: The rise and fall of Flash games -- A postmortem

7 August 2017 - 1:50pm

With Flash on the way out, Kongregate's John Cooney takes the stage at GDC 2017 to deliver a postmortem of Flash games and the Flash game dev community in general. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Devs, submit your best pitches for a GDC 2018 Visual Arts talk!

7 August 2017 - 9:14am

Artists, take note: GDC officials seek great submissions of intriguing, cutting-edge Visual Arts talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

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