Gamasutra plays Sleep Tight with lead dev Maxx Burman

GAMASUTRA PLAYS SLEEP TIGHT WITH LEAD DEV MAXX BURMAN

We talked to one of the co-creators of Sleep Tight, an upcoming twin-stick shooter that builds complexity out of some surprising variables....

Video: How to solve collision problems in game programming

VIDEO: HOW TO SOLVE COLLISION PROBLEMS IN GAME PROGRAMMING

In this GDC 2016 session, Blizzard Entertainment's Erin Catto explores how to solve collision problems in game programming. ...

 
 
 
PUBG Corp apologizes, removes offensive Japanese mask from game

PUBG CORP APOLOGIZES, REMOVES OFFENSIVE JAPANESE MASK FROM GAME

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. has apologized for an in-game helmet design Korean and Chinese players deemed the...

Get a job: RocketWerkz is hiring a Designer

GET A JOB: ROCKETWERKZ IS HIRING A DESIGNER

RocketWerkz is looking for someone to design gameplay systems, mechanics, and levels for its game Living Dark, in collaboration with...

 
 
 
Don't Miss: Crafting the sound of No Man's Sky

DON'T MISS: CRAFTING THE SOUND OF NO MAN'S SKY

No Man's Sky sound designer Paul Weir breaks down how the game makes use of an innovative vocal modeling synthesizer plugin and a custom-built...

Bandai Namco Amusement Lab Inc. established for VR arcade development

BANDAI NAMCO AMUSEMENT LAB INC. ESTABLISHED FOR VR ARCADE DEVELOPMENT

Bandai Namco announces the establishment of its new subsidiary, Bandai Namco Amusement Lab Inc. ...

 
 
 
The challenge of designing Overwatch maps when players can get 'literally everywhere'

THE CHALLENGE OF DESIGNING OVERWATCH MAPS WHEN PLAYERS CAN GET 'LITERALLY EVERYWHERE'

In an interview with VG 24/7, Overwatch lead designer Geoff Goodman looks back to early conversations he had with the team about designing...

Chat with the lead developer of Sleep Tight at 3PM EDT

CHAT WITH THE LEAD DEVELOPER OF SLEEP TIGHT AT 3PM EDT

We're talking to the lead developer of Sleep Tight starting at 3PM EDT. ...

 
 
 
Defiance 2050 developer Trion Worlds lays off 15 staff

DEFIANCE 2050 DEVELOPER TRION WORLDS LAYS OFF 15 STAFF

Trion Worlds, known for multiplayer online games like Rift and ArcheAge, has laid off 15 developers, seemingly across multiple disciplines....

Learn how Osmo found success with mixed-reality educational games at XRDC

LEARN HOW OSMO FOUND SUCCESS WITH MIXED-REALITY EDUCATIONAL GAMES AT XRDC

At XRDC this October, designer Tony Aube speaks frankly about some of Osmo's early game prototypes and why they failed, as well as...

 
 
 
Keywords acquires Canadian developer Snowed In Studios

KEYWORDS ACQUIRES CANADIAN DEVELOPER SNOWED IN STUDIOS

International game service provider Keywords has acquired Ottawa-based developer Snowed In Studios for an undisclosed fee. ...

Valve bans over 90,000 Steam accounts in one week

VALVE BANS OVER 90,000 STEAM ACCOUNTS IN ONE WEEK

Valve has its sights firmly set on cheating Steam players, with the Valve Anti-Cheat system banning over 90,000 accounts this week....

 
 
 
Understanding the human cost of creating No Man's Sky

UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN COST OF CREATING NO MAN'S SKY

"I remember getting a death threat about the fact that there were butterflies in our original trailer, but there weren't any butterflies...

Blog: Kickstarter and tabletop games in 2018 - A mid-year update

BLOG: KICKSTARTER AND TABLETOP GAMES IN 2018 - A MID-YEAR UPDATE

Market intelligence expert Thomas Bidaux offers a mid-year update on the state of tabletop games on Kickstarter. ...

 
 
 
Blog: The anatomy of a stealth encounter

BLOG: THE ANATOMY OF A STEALTH ENCOUNTER

The following breaks down some of the lessons I learned working on three games that encourage stealth gameplay and keep it feeling...

Microsoft ends fiscal year with $10 billion in games revenue, more Xbox Live users

MICROSOFT ENDS FISCAL YEAR WITH $10 BILLION IN GAMES REVENUE, MORE XBOX LIVE USERS

According to an investor report released today by Microsoft, the company's games business is continuing to grow, with a large increase...

 
 
 
Video: How to build a remote team for better happiness

VIDEO: HOW TO BUILD A REMOTE TEAM FOR BETTER HAPPINESS

In this GDC 2016 session, Fox Cub's Ian Wang shares lessons learned from building a remote 30 person team that spans 12 countries....

Epic releases postmortem for Fortnite's playground mode

EPIC RELEASES POSTMORTEM FOR FORTNITE'S PLAYGROUND MODE

Epic Games' released a postmortem yesterday detailing Fortnite's playground LTM mode after it was shut down due to errors with its...

 
 
 
Weekly Jobs Roundup: Schell Games, Telltale, and more are hiring now!

WEEKLY JOBS ROUNDUP: SCHELL GAMES, TELLTALE, AND MORE ARE HIRING NOW!

Whether you're just starting out, looking for something new, or just seeing what's out there, the Gamasutra Job Board is the place...

Niantic introduces three-strike policy for cheaters in Pokémon Go

NIANTIC INTRODUCES THREE-STRIKE POLICY FOR CHEATERS IN POKÉMON GO

Niantic has clarified its disciplinary policy for cheating in Pokémon Go with the introduction of a new three-strike policy which focuses...

 
 
 



Comic-Con 2018's Best Cosplay - Marvel, Star Wars, Game Of Thrones, More

Comic-Con 2018's Best Cosplay - Marvel, Star Wars, Game Of Thrones, More

We're partway into summer, and that means it's time for San Diego Comic-Con 2018. The specifics of what's on display may be different for 2018, but as always, the show remains... Read more ...

Comic-Con 2018: Every Exclusive Funko Pop Figures You Can Buy At SDCC

Comic-Con 2018: Every Exclusive Funko Pop Figures You Can Buy At SDCC

We've hit the midpoint in July, and that means San Diego Comic-Con is upon us. The show runs from July 18-22, and there certainly will be a lot to see and do at and around the... Read more ...

SDCC Introduces Captain Pike in the Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

SDCC Introduces Captain Pike in the Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

One of the most exciting parts of the 2017-2018 season of TV was finally getting new Star Trek on a weekly basis. Star Trek: Discovery was a different take on Trek than many of... Read more ...

PS4 Flash Sale Now Live For PSN Games On US PlayStation Store

PS4 Flash Sale Now Live For PSN Games On US PlayStation Store

Sony is running a surprise Flash Sale on the PlayStation Store this weekend, meaning you can get big savings on PS4, PS3, PS Vita games, and even PSP games on the off chance... Read more ...

9 new trailers you should watch this week

9 new trailers you should watch this week

When my colleague Jacob Kastrenakes recently asked if somebody could cover this week's “new trailers” post, I immediately stuck my hand in the air to volunteer. Well, okay... Read more ...

Fortnite Challenge Guide Season 5: Where To Search Between An Oasis, Rock...

Fortnite Challenge Guide Season 5: Where To Search Between An Oasis, Rock Archway, And Dinosaurs

We're into the second week of Fortnite Season 5, which means there's a fresh set of challenges to take on. If you're new to the game, this means that you can score some extra... Read more ...

Why Apple Watches, Fitbits, and more could soon get more expensive

Why Apple Watches, Fitbits, and more could soon get more expensive

Proposed $200 billion in U.S. trade tariffs on specific Chinese manufactured goods could result in significant price increases for many mobile gadgets. Products from Apple... Read more ...

Une start-up pourra lancer vos propres étoiles filantes

Une start-up pourra lancer vos propres étoiles filantes

C'est une start-up japonaise qui a eu une idée des plus originales : proposer des étoiles filantes à la demande. Il s'agit en fait d'envoyer des petites balles dans le ciel qui... Read more ...

HOCUS POCUS Funko Pops Are Coming This Halloween

HOCUS POCUS Funko Pops Are Coming This Halloween

Hocus Pocus fans, get ready to take your fandom to the next level. In honor of the film's 25th anniversary, Funko is releasing a set of Funko Pops of the Sanderson sisters that... Read more ...

Best Android Video Camera in 2018

Best Android Video Camera in 2018

Best overall Best stabilization Best for manual controls Best for less Best overall Samsung Galaxy S9+ See at Amazon The Galaxy S9+ takes fantastic photos, and the quality... Read more ...