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Valve is reviewing all games on Steam for Steam Deck compatibility
Steam says it's hired a team of testers to evaluate how *every* game works on the handheld PC platform.
October 18, 2021
Steam says it's hired a team of testers to evaluate how *every* game works on the handheld PC platform.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 18, 2021
2 min read
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Obituary: Hiroshi "Mr. Dotman" Ono, celebrated Namco designer, has died at age 64
The famed "Mr. Dotman," who was graphic designer on Pac-Man, Galaga, Dig Dug, and other classic titles, has passed away.
October 18, 2021
The famed "Mr. Dotman," who was graphic designer on Pac-Man, Galaga, Dig Dug, and other classic titles, has passed away.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 18, 2021
1 min read
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Tencent-backed TiMi Studios Group debuts new branch called Team Kaiju
Former Halo 4 lead designer Scott Warner and Battlefront vet Rosi Zagorcheva are now heading up a studio called Team Kai...
October 15, 2021
Former Halo 4 lead designer Scott Warner and Battlefront vet Rosi Zagorcheva are now heading up a studio called Team Kai...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 15, 2021
2 min read
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Nintendo drops info on new subscription pricing & paid Animal Crossing DLC
The increasing costs of housing are coming to Animal Crossing too.
October 15, 2021
The increasing costs of housing are coming to Animal Crossing too.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 15, 2021
2 min read
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Omdia Analysis: Which countries make the most revenue from esports?
What countries are making the most revenue in the world of esports right now?
October 14, 2021
What countries are making the most revenue in the world of esports right now?
by Dom Tait, Contributor
October 14, 2021
1 min read
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Headcolds and happenstance: Making the best story possible for Life is Strange: True Colors
Deck Nine Games senior staff writer Felice Kuan and voice actors Erika Mori and Katy Bentz share their experiences makin...
October 14, 2021
Deck Nine Games senior staff writer Felice Kuan and voice actors Erika Mori and Katy Bentz share their experiences makin...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 14, 2021
9 min read
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Activision has created a kernel-level anti-cheat system for Call of Duty
The system, dubbed 'Ricochet,' will also incorporate server-side and backend tools.
October 14, 2021
The system, dubbed 'Ricochet,' will also incorporate server-side and backend tools.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
October 14, 2021
2 min read
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Ad infinitum: Handling community curation on a cosmic scale in Dreams
Media Molecule editorial manager Jen Simpkins explains how the studio supports the budding developers behind the ever-ex...
October 14, 2021
Media Molecule editorial manager Jen Simpkins explains how the studio supports the budding developers behind the ever-ex...
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
October 14, 2021
28 min read
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Epic and Innersloth appear to be mending relations after Fortnite Impostors kerfuffle
Update: Epic Games and Innersloth are hinting at an upcoming collaboration for Fortnite's Impostors game mode.
October 12, 2021
Update: Epic Games and Innersloth are hinting at an upcoming collaboration for Fortnite's Impostors game mode.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 12, 2021
2 min read
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Depth, direction, agency: The looping narrative structure of The Forgotten City
Layers of looping narrative set the stage for The Forgotten City 's time twisting mysteries. For developer Modern Storyt...
October 12, 2021
Layers of looping narrative set the stage for The Forgotten City 's time twisting mysteries. For developer Modern Storyt...
by Luke Siuty, Contributor
October 12, 2021
9 min read
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Hitman 3 drives IO Interactive's "strongest year in history"
Agent 47’s final ride has boosted the finances of developer IO Interactive.
October 11, 2021
Agent 47’s final ride has boosted the finances of developer IO Interactive.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 11, 2021
1 min read
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Eastward's creators share insights on making pixel art adventures
Eastward 's Tommo Zhou discusses why a 2D pixelated aesthetic was perfect for Pixpil's debut adventure game.
October 11, 2021
Eastward 's Tommo Zhou discusses why a 2D pixelated aesthetic was perfect for Pixpil's debut adventure game.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 11, 2021
5 min read
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Omdia Analysis: What percentage of console games are discounted on first-party stores?
If you're doing discounts, here's some data on what you're going up against.
October 07, 2021
If you're doing discounts, here's some data on what you're going up against.
by Steve Bailey, Contributor
October 07, 2021
1 min read
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Obituary: Koichi Sugiyama, Dragon Quest composer, has died
The composer of the music behind Dragon Quest —also known for vocally denying war crimes committed by Japanese forces in...
October 07, 2021
The composer of the music behind Dragon Quest —also known for vocally denying war crimes committed by Japanese forces in...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
October 07, 2021
2 min read
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Valve has dissected a Steam Deck so you don't have to
Valve noted this is the first public look inside the device.
October 07, 2021
Valve noted this is the first public look inside the device.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
October 07, 2021
1 min read
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