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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 h...
September 20, 2021
This article looks at how I tried to create textless tutorials and instead teach through design; to use experiences to h...
by Stuart Burfield, Blogger
September 20, 2021
13 min read
Article
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."
September 20, 2021
"Trying to adapt such a well-designed board game to a global, location-based MMO game was a tough challenge."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
Article
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."
September 20, 2021
"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
Article
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.
September 20, 2021
EA has previously been criticized for implementing loot boxes in the form of cards packs in FIFA Ultimate Team.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
Article
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.
September 20, 2021
The company intends to continue expanding to become the 'go-to' provider of scale within the games industry.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
1 min read
Article
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, ecc...
September 20, 2021
Deathloop pulls from an onslaught of inspirations to create something unique, capturing the aesthetics of a violent, ecc...
by Bryn Gelbart, Contributor
September 20, 2021
6 min read
Article
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 dis...
September 17, 2021
It is really hard to get anyone to actually buy anything, much less take an action like joining your mailing list or dis...
by Chris Zukowski, Blogger
September 17, 2021
7 min read
Article
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 ou...
September 17, 2021
Late in 2019 NIS America approached us to discuss porting these two games to the Nintendo Switch and PC. This article ou...
by Peter de Jong, Blogger
September 17, 2021
8 min read
Article
Narrative design myth-busting: It's not "just writing"
In this ongoing series, narrative designer Matthew Weise confronts misconceptions about narrative design in game develop...
September 17, 2021
In this ongoing series, narrative designer Matthew Weise confronts misconceptions about narrative design in game develop...
by Matthew Weise, Contributor
September 17, 2021
5 min read
Article
IGDA Women in Games group chair Jennifer Scheurle departs following abuse allegations
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
September 17, 2021
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 17, 2021
2 min read
Article
WB Games hires David Hewitt to be studio head of Monolith Productions
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
September 16, 2021
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
Article
Super practical indie game marketing with Chris Zukowski - GDC Podcast ep. 24
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
4 min read
Article
Omdia Analyst: In-app ad revenue is growing faster than in-app user spending
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
September 16, 2021
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
by Guillermo Escofet, Contributor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Obituary: ZX Spectrum creator Clive Sinclair has passed away at 81
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
September 16, 2021
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Former Destiny, Halo composer owes Bungie thousands after being found in contempt of court
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
September 16, 2021
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
2 min read
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