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Creating the iconic soundtrack for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

We speak with the musicians behind the unforgettable soundtrack to Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, a game that reshaped the landscape for video music.

We speak with the musicians behind the unforgettable soundtrack to Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, a game that reshaped the landscape for video music.

Sep 21, 2021


Activision Blizzard faces SEC investigation following misconduct allegations

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Activision Blizzard over the company's handling of workplace misconduct complaints.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Activision Blizzard over the company's handling of workplace misconduct complaints.



Niantic to shut down Catan: World Explorers after hitting design roadblock

"Trying to adapt such a well-designed board game to a global, location-based MMO game was a tough challenge."

"Trying to adapt such a well-designed board game to a global, location-based MMO game was a tough challenge."


MyGames acquires hyper-casual studio Mamboo Games for over $2 million

"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."

"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."


EA will let players look inside some FIFA 22 loot boxes using 'Preview Packs'

EA has previously been criticized for implementing loot boxes in the form of cards packs in FIFA Ultimate Team.

EA has previously been criticized for implementing loot boxes in the form of cards packs in FIFA Ultimate Team.


Game service provider Keywords has found its new CEO

The company intends to continue expanding to become the 'go-to' provider of scale within the games industry.

The company intends to continue expanding to become the 'go-to' provider of scale within the games industry.


Defining the unique identity of Deathloop's world and Visionaries through sound design

Deathloop pulls from an onslaught of inspirations to create something unique, capturing the aesthetics of a violent, eccentric, and sometimes cold world.

Deathloop pulls from an onslaught of inspirations to create something unique, capturing the aesthetics of a violent, eccentric, and sometimes cold world.


Narrative design myth-busting: It's not "just writing"

In this ongoing series, narrative designer Matthew Weise confronts misconceptions about narrative design in game development.

In this ongoing series, narrative designer Matthew Weise confronts misconceptions about narrative design in game development.


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Reflections on tutorial design in Puzzledorf

This article looks at how I tried to create textless tutorials and instead teach through design; to use experiences to help people learn through play.

Sep 20, 2021


Marketing meatball theory - How to use free to get more followers

It is really hard to get anyone to actually buy anything, much less take an action like joining your mailing list or discord. It is even more difficult when you are offering a game that is different, or a bit avant garde.

Sep 17, 2021



Localizing Saviors of Sapphire Wings and Stranger of Sword City Revisited

Late in 2019 NIS America approached us to discuss porting these two games to the Nintendo Switch and PC. This article outlines the technical localization challenges that were found in the two games and how we approached solving them.

Sep 17, 2021


Narrative technologies for immersive educational games

Today a person has to face and adapt to new, constantly changing forms of dialogue. This is evidenced by the growing interest in computer technologies and attempts to apply them in various fields.

Sep 16, 2021


What I learned from a 14-year passion project

It was October 9th, 2007 - I was in my first Intro to Game Design class in college when I got a call from my aunt that my mother had passed away after a four-year battle with cancer. It was time to make a game to honor her life and memory...

Sep 16, 2021


VR game discovery, Reddit, trailers & more

Is the market finally improving for VR? And lots more...

Sep 16, 2021


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