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Build your dream game with a funding pool of $10 million dollars!
Spons: Achievement Unblocked, the new game development competition series with a $10 million funding pool, will follow the next generation of game developers as they turn their dream game into a reality.
January 17, 2022
Spons: Achievement Unblocked, the new game development competition series with a $10 million funding pool, will follow the next generation of game developers as they turn their dream game into a reality.
Felix LaHaye, United Esports founder and CEO
January 17, 2022
4 min read
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As India's game market grows, opportunity awaits
Sponsored: Game developers who want to grow their business may want to look to new markets where they can sell their games, and India is a prime market where a game company can find new players.
December 20, 2021
Sponsored: Game developers who want to grow their business may want to look to new markets where they can sell their games, and India is a prime market where a game company can find new players.
by Kris Graft, Publisher
December 20, 2021
3 min read
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Women in games: How colleges can help diversify the industry
College and university game art programs can help diversify the game industry; young women who have graduated from a college game art program to begin a career in games exemplify how.
December 13, 2021
College and university game art programs can help diversify the game industry; young women who have graduated from a college game art program to begin a career in games exemplify how.
by Laura Shoemaker
December 13, 2021
10 min read
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Level up in your game dev career with these 3 important skills
Sponsored: CG Spectrum looks at how building your technical skills, soft skills, and your specialization can put you at an advantage at your next job interview.
October 18, 2021
Sponsored: CG Spectrum looks at how building your technical skills, soft skills, and your specialization can put you at an advantage at your next job interview.
by CG Spectrum
October 18, 2021
9 min read
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In wake of Epic vs. Apple ruling, Xsolla launches Web Shop for Mobile Games
Sponsored: Chris Hewish, president of video game commerce company Xsolla, explains how the recent Epic vs. Apple ruling opens up opportunities for mobile game developers via the new Xsolla Web Shop for Mobile Games.
October 11, 2021
Sponsored: Chris Hewish, president of video game commerce company Xsolla, explains how the recent Epic vs. Apple ruling opens up opportunities for mobile game developers via the new Xsolla Web Shop for Mobile Games.
by Xsolla
October 11, 2021
3 min read
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Create your real-world metaverse with Niantic
Sponsored: Head over to Lightship.dev to learn more and register to attend the Lightship Launch virtual keynote on November 8 at 10 am PT.
October 06, 2021
Sponsored: Head over to Lightship.dev to learn more and register to attend the Lightship Launch virtual keynote on November 8 at 10 am PT.
by Niantic
October 06, 2021
3 min read
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How to update your game without impacting player experience (or revenue)
Sponsored: When it comes to free-to-play titles that rely on microtransactions and other in-game revenue streams, taking a game offline even briefly can result in a huge amount of lost revenue.
October 06, 2021
Sponsored: When it comes to free-to-play titles that rely on microtransactions and other in-game revenue streams, taking a game offline even briefly can result in a huge amount of lost revenue.
by Improbable
October 06, 2021
5 min read
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5 lessons from working with an outsource team on a new IP
Sponsored: "When working on something completely new, it's more essential than ever to collaborate with someone willing and capable to share the game's vision."
October 04, 2021
Sponsored: "When working on something completely new, it's more essential than ever to collaborate with someone willing and capable to share the game's vision."
by SIDE
October 04, 2021
11 min read
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Adopting CI/CD: How Midwinter Entertainment iterates at speed with the help of IMS
Sponsored: Collaboration can help a studio change its model of working, embrace CI/CD principles, gain the fast feedback loops that unlock meaningful change and ensure resources are allocated to what really matters.
September 29, 2021
Sponsored: Collaboration can help a studio change its model of working, embrace CI/CD principles, gain the fast feedback loops that unlock meaningful change and ensure resources are allocated to what really matters.
by Improbable
September 29, 2021
6 min read
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More than a thousand words: Integrating story into art
Sponsored: 1518's Michael Casalino explains how artwork can be used to enhance a game's storytelling.
September 20, 2021
Sponsored: 1518's Michael Casalino explains how artwork can be used to enhance a game's storytelling.
by PTW
September 20, 2021
7 min read
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7 things you need to know about Game Server Hosting Orchestration for a great player experience
Sponsored: If you want players to spend time in your game and keep coming back, you'd better make sure you offer them a seamless, immersive experience.
September 15, 2021
Sponsored: If you want players to spend time in your game and keep coming back, you'd better make sure you offer them a seamless, immersive experience.
by Improbable
September 15, 2021
7 min read
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6 must-knows about effective infrastructure management from the experts
Sponsored: Having cloud on-demand via a hybrid model means you avoid the dreaded server crashes, without committing to the full-time cost of additional compute.
September 15, 2021
Sponsored: Having cloud on-demand via a hybrid model means you avoid the dreaded server crashes, without committing to the full-time cost of additional compute.
by Sebastian Reckzeh, Improbable Multiplayer Services
September 15, 2021
6 min read
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How to leverage launch events for a great player experience (without your servers crashing)
Sponsored: Imagine it's the morning of your launch. There’s no mention of servers crashing or players waiting for matches – the focus is all on gameplay. Straightaway, your team can start iterating based on feedback. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe not.
September 08, 2021
Sponsored: Imagine it's the morning of your launch. There’s no mention of servers crashing or players waiting for matches – the focus is all on gameplay. Straightaway, your team can start iterating based on feedback. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe not.
by Improbable
September 08, 2021
5 min read
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How to mitigate launch uncertainty with game server orchestration
Sponsored: Years of work culminate in a moment of truth: will players like your game? Will they keep coming back for more? With all this uncertainty already in the air, you need your backend tech to just work.
September 03, 2021
Sponsored: Years of work culminate in a moment of truth: will players like your game? Will they keep coming back for more? With all this uncertainty already in the air, you need your backend tech to just work.
by Lucas Valtl, Technical Product Manager at Improbable
September 03, 2021
5 min read
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How I learned to stop worrying and love the cloud
Sponsored: Bruce Grove, CEO of Polystream, shares his view on why cloud-native metaverse experiences are important for the future of the industry.
August 30, 2021
Sponsored: Bruce Grove, CEO of Polystream, shares his view on why cloud-native metaverse experiences are important for the future of the industry.
by Bruce Grove, CEO Polystream
August 30, 2021
9 min read
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