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Diving into the nightmarish new systems of the Dead Space remake
To fill out the hallways of a fully-interconnected USG Ishimura, EA Motive needed a host of fascinating new systems, says technical director David Robillard.
January 26, 2023
To fill out the hallways of a fully-interconnected USG Ishimura, EA Motive needed a host of fascinating new systems, says technical director David Robillard.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 26, 2023
11 MIN READ
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Devil May Cry 4—the smash success that "doomed" the franchise
On paper, Devil May Cry 4 was a smash success for Capcom—why would it be over a decade until Devil May Cry 5?
January 23, 2023
On paper, Devil May Cry 4 was a smash success for Capcom—why would it be over a decade until Devil May Cry 5?
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 23, 2023
12 MIN READ
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Scenario Inc rolls out generative AI tool targeted at game devs
Scenario. Inc describes its tool as a "generator of generators," that lets devs iterate on 2D art assets trained on their own art datasets.
January 19, 2023
Scenario. Inc describes its tool as a "generator of generators," that lets devs iterate on 2D art assets trained on their own art datasets.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 19, 2023
12 MIN READ
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The birth and death of Budcat Creations, Iowa's first (and only) Triple-A game studio
Sadly, extinction is often cheaper than evolution in the video game industry. Iowa's Budcat Creations, famous for its work on Guitar Hero spinoffs, proves this.
January 12, 2023
Sadly, extinction is often cheaper than evolution in the video game industry. Iowa's Budcat Creations, famous for its work on Guitar Hero spinoffs, proves this.
by Nicholas Yanes, Contributor
January 12, 2023
31 MIN READ
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Virtuos' Jake DiGennaro discusses the past and future of co-development
Virtuos chief revenue officer Jake DiGennaro discusses the impact of co-development on the video game industry.
January 12, 2023
Virtuos chief revenue officer Jake DiGennaro discusses the impact of co-development on the video game industry.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 12, 2023
8 MIN READ
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Using AI bots as game development tools, not replacements with modl.ai
As AI tools have quickly become a controversial topic in the game industry, modl.ai aims to make AI tools that support developers, not supplant them.
January 04, 2023
As AI tools have quickly become a controversial topic in the game industry, modl.ai aims to make AI tools that support developers, not supplant them.
by Carli Velocci, Contributor
January 04, 2023
8 MIN READ
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Making Pentiment's most macabre murder mysteries
Pentiment game director Josh Sawyer breaks down the design logic behind the games' brain-teasing murder mysteries.
January 04, 2023
Pentiment game director Josh Sawyer breaks down the design logic behind the games' brain-teasing murder mysteries.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 04, 2023
9 MIN READ
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Game Developer’s best of 2022: Features of the year
In case you missed them: just like a serving of delicious leftovers, here are a few of our favorite features and featured blogs from 2022.
December 30, 2022
In case you missed them: just like a serving of delicious leftovers, here are a few of our favorite features and featured blogs from 2022.
by Danielle Riendeau, Editor-in-Chief
December 30, 2022
8 MIN READ
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Game Developer’s best of 2022: Danielle Riendeau’s top six games of the year
From Into the Breach: Advanced Edition to Citizen Sleeper and Stray, these are the games that stuck with our EIC.
December 29, 2022
From Into the Breach: Advanced Edition to Citizen Sleeper and Stray, these are the games that stuck with our EIC.
by Danielle Riendeau, Editor-in-Chief
December 29, 2022
5 MIN READ
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Game Developer's Best of 2022: Chris Kerr's top five games
Here's what caught (and held) the attention of Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr during 2022.
December 28, 2022
Here's what caught (and held) the attention of Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr during 2022.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
December 28, 2022
6 MIN READ
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Game Developer's Best of 2022: Justin Carter's top five games
Contributing editor Justin Carter looks back on 5 games from 2022 that surprised him with how much he appreciated them.
December 27, 2022
Contributing editor Justin Carter looks back on 5 games from 2022 that surprised him with how much he appreciated them.
by Justin Carter, Contributing Editor
December 27, 2022
8 MIN READ
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Game Developer's best of 2022: Joel Couture's top indie games
It's games like these, which ask us to examine ourselves as we work through them and strive to become better people, that make me love this medium.
December 27, 2022
It's games like these, which ask us to examine ourselves as we work through them and strive to become better people, that make me love this medium.
by Joel Couture, Contributor
December 27, 2022
11 MIN READ
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Game Developer's best of 2022: Bryant Francis' Top 10 Games
Senior Editor Bryant Francis picks his favorite games from 2022.
December 26, 2022
Senior Editor Bryant Francis picks his favorite games from 2022.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
December 26, 2022
12 MIN READ
Article
Game Developer's best of 2022: The best games of the year
From Elden Ring to Immortality to Citizen Sleeper, these games were our editors' favorites in 2022.
December 23, 2022
From Elden Ring to Immortality to Citizen Sleeper, these games were our editors' favorites in 2022.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
December 23, 2022
13 MIN READ
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Game Developer's best of 2022: The events that defined the year
From Twitter's maelstrom to Stadia's death sentence to devs offering support to Ukraine, these are the events that shaped 2022.
December 23, 2022
From Twitter's maelstrom to Stadia's death sentence to devs offering support to Ukraine, these are the events that shaped 2022.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
December 23, 2022
10 MIN READ
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