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The Impact of Team Fortress 2 on game design
Valve's Team Fortress 2 is one of the most celebrated online games, and for this post, I wanted to talk about how the changes Valve made would go on to influence a lot of online and live service games.
January 28, 2022
Valve's Team Fortress 2 is one of the most celebrated online games, and for this post, I wanted to talk about how the changes Valve made would go on to influence a lot of online and live service games.
by Josh Bycer, Blogger
January 28, 2022
9 min read
Article
Composer Darren Korb talks audio middleware and its importance to game developers
Composers Guy Jones and Kent Carter recently got to sit down for a video podcast interview of Darren Korb, Audio Director and composer at Supergiant Games, about his experience with audio middleware.
January 28, 2022
Composers Guy Jones and Kent Carter recently got to sit down for a video podcast interview of Darren Korb, Audio Director and composer at Supergiant Games, about his experience with audio middleware.
by Kent Carter, Blogger
January 28, 2022
8 min read
Article
Running a Steam sales promotion: real numbers & data
Ever transparent goodness from our friends in Guildford.
January 27, 2022
Ever transparent goodness from our friends in Guildford.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 27, 2022
14 min read
Article
VR explosion? Examining Quest 2's top genres & games
Is the road to the VR promised land finally here?
January 26, 2022
Is the road to the VR promised land finally here?
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 26, 2022
7 min read
Article
Lessons from a disappointing game launch: Spire Of Sorcery
Some honest feedback from the dev.
January 18, 2022
Some honest feedback from the dev.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 18, 2022
13 min read
Article
Familiarity, novelty and communication: how Fights in Tight Spaces survived Early Access
There's no formula for indie success, but these core principles may help you get closer.
January 14, 2022
There's no formula for indie success, but these core principles may help you get closer.
by Paul Kilduff-Taylor, Blogger
January 14, 2022
9 min read
Article
How Project Zomboid made.. 23x its normal sales numbers?!
It's... not a small increase, is it?
January 12, 2022
It's... not a small increase, is it?
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 12, 2022
9 min read
Article
Launching a game with no marketing in 2021
Yes, this is something that somebody intentionally did.
January 10, 2022
Yes, this is something that somebody intentionally did.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 10, 2022
10 min read
Article
The surprising things Escape Simulator did to become a hit
It's not always cookie cutter around here!
January 07, 2022
It's not always cookie cutter around here!
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 07, 2022
14 min read
Article
Hybrid Dynamic-Diegetic Music for Game Music Composers (From Spyder to Sackboy: GDC 2021)
The music design for these two games included multiple dynamic systems that were both complex and ambitious in scope.
January 04, 2022
The music design for these two games included multiple dynamic systems that were both complex and ambitious in scope.
by Winifred Phillips, Expert Blogger
January 04, 2022
6 min read
Article
Analyzing the top-grossing Steam games of 2021
What made it to the tippermost toppermost heights?
January 04, 2022
What made it to the tippermost toppermost heights?
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 04, 2022
12 min read
Article
Holiday special: did Steam really just get banned in China?
No - but it's complicated.
December 27, 2021
No - but it's complicated.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
December 27, 2021
8 min read
Article
Composer Darren Korb Talks Audio Middleware and Its Importance to Game Developers
Composers Guy Jones and Kent Carter recently got to sit down for a video podcast interview of Darren Korb, Audio Director and composer at Supergiant Games, about his experience with audio middleware.
December 17, 2021
Composers Guy Jones and Kent Carter recently got to sit down for a video podcast interview of Darren Korb, Audio Director and composer at Supergiant Games, about his experience with audio middleware.
by Kent Carter, Blogger
December 17, 2021
8 min read
Article
Real data: inside Epic's plans for Epic Games Publishing
The Apple vs. Epic trial serves up one last data iceberg.
December 16, 2021
The Apple vs. Epic trial serves up one last data iceberg.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
December 16, 2021
10 min read
Article
Game devs: what's your chance of success in today's market?
Working out the chances of doing gud on Steam.
December 14, 2021
Working out the chances of doing gud on Steam.
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
December 14, 2021
6 min read
Article