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Nintendo plans to produce 'significantly more' than 2.3M SNES Classic Editions

Gamasutra - News - 1 hour 53 min ago

Nintendo says it plans to produce more SNES Classics than it did for the NES Classic Edition last year, but that it doesn't plan to sell the retro console beyond 2017. ...

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Don't Miss: The 7 greatest graphics innovations brought about by the SNES

Gamasutra - News - 2 hours 44 min ago

'The SNES was the golden age of pixel art,' says Eric Barone, creator of Stardew Valley. 'It had enough complexity to look interesting, but was limited enough that you had to be creative with it.' ...

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Nintendo is bundling a never-before-released game with the SNES Classic

Gamasutra - News - 4 hours 5 min ago

UPDATE Like it did with the original NES last year, Nintendo has announced plans to revive the Super Nintendo as a mini, plug-and-play game console, but only for a limited time. ...

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Experiencing a protagonist's personal hell in The Town of Light

Gamasutra - News - 4 hours 5 min ago

This harrowing game, set it a real mental hospital that was closed in the 1970s, turns your stomach not with blood or gore but with a deep understanding of its protagonist's personal hell. ...

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Survey: 31% of VR/AR devs are working on a platform exclusive

Gamasutra - News - 4 hours 5 min ago

31 percent of the 600+ VR/AR professionals surveyed in this year's VR/AR Innovation Report say they're working on platform-exclusive projects. You can learn more in the full (free) report! ...

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Nintendo confirms Super NES Classic to launch on September 29

GamesIndustry.biz news - 4 hours 39 min ago
The company's worst kept secret is now a reality; system includes 21 games in total [UPDATE: Nintendo to produce "significantly more" than NES Classic]
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Gamescom 2017 expands its exhibition space

GamesIndustry.biz news - 4 hours 50 min ago
By adding hall 1 of the Cologne fair grounds, gamescom 2017 will cover a gross exhibition space of 201,000 square metres
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Life of Pablo: Charting the rise of Backyard Baseball's best player

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 40 min ago

"The one that can't speak the language and might normally not be picked is the best player. It would be, like, a little secret you'd have to discover." ...

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Blog: A postmortem of our first commercial game, Dynasty Feud

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 43 min ago

In this blog post we share our thoughts on the development of Dynasty Feud and why we think the game did not work. ...

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Digital games up 9% in May to $7.8 billion - Superdata

GamesIndustry.biz news - 6 hours 12 min ago
Research firm finds steep drops in premium PC and console spaces offset by mobile, free-to-play growth
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How Nex Machina could replicate vintage arcades using microtransations

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 40 sec ago

The Nex Machina developers might soon try to emulate the classic arcades of yesteryear by implementing a new mode that charges players 25 cents per life.  ...

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Blog: A practical example of system design in practice

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 19 min ago

A tangent-free, short (for me) practical example of applied system design on a fundamental game element: projectiles. ...

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Blog: The challenge of defining your design

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 55 min ago

Cloudhead's resident VR game designer Max Arnold looks at how you can inform both your players and your own design by knowing how to define your project. ...

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E3 2017: Every announcement and release date

GamesIndustry.biz news - 9 hours 29 min ago
Catch up on the biggest news from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo with our handy guide
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Introversion's latest game has "bombed in a big way"

GamesIndustry.biz news - 11 hours 36 min ago
Scanner Sombre sold 6k units in two months, but was still among the top 15% of games on Steam
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GTA V back at No.1 in poor week for UK games retail

GamesIndustry.biz news - 11 hours 54 min ago
Dirt 4 is now at No.2
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 4m sales, $100m revenue

GamesIndustry.biz news - 12 hours 39 min ago
Update: Bluehole Inc's breakout hit reached a peak of 230,000 concurrent users
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A TumbleSeed postmortem - what we got wrong, and how we fixed it

Gamasutra - News - 12 hours 46 min ago

Now two months after launching TumbleSeed we've had enough time to ponder what went wrong and have put together an update to address it. ...

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Rockstar: GTA single-player mods are "generally" safe from legal action

GamesIndustry.biz news - 13 hours 3 min ago
Take-Two and Rockstar have agreed to focus on GTA Online mods, an updated version of OpenIV is now available
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Video Game Deep Cuts: You Don't Know Jack Bandicoot

Gamasutra - News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:35am

This week's longform article/video highlights include a history of the You Don't Know Jack developers, two pieces about Crash Bandicoot - both original and remaster - and lots more. ...

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