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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is Nintendo's first UK No.1 since 2011

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 and Little Nightmares crack Top Five
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Making StarCraft, 'we just threw a bunch of crap at the wall and saw what stuck'

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:18pm

"When we made these races, we just threw a bunch of crap at the wall and saw what stuck," longtime Blizzard artist Samwise Didier says in a new StarCraft retrospective published by the company. ...

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Gamasutra examines the Prey demo

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:30pm

Game demos aren't used to promote games as often as they used to be, so why did Bethesda choose to release one for the upcoming game Prey? ...

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Video: Conveying character via first-person animations in Overwatch

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:50pm

At GDC 2017 Blizzard's Matthew Boehm breaks down how to convey a sense of character in a first-person game. It comes down to answering tricky questions like: How would McCree reload a revolver? ...

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Get a job: Mindshow is hiring a 3D Character Modeler

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:49am

Mindshow is looking for a full-time 3D Character Modeler to realize 3D VR characters based on concept art and more in Los Angeles, California. ...

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A closer look at the animation that moves Horizon Zero Dawn's robotic fauna

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:27am

Lead animator Richard Oud has assembled an animation reel featuring some of the 'Machines' he worked on during the six-year-long development of Horizon Zero Dawn. ...

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Overwatch now has 30m players

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:18am
Blizzard's popular online multiplayer game continues to expand its audience
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Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite gets 2 million sales target

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:55am
Publisher sets same initial goal for next installment in crossover fighter as it set for 2011's Marvel vs. Capcom 3
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Don't Miss: A postmortem for the tree-trimming puzzle game Prune

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:39am

"Prune is a tiny mobile game about the simple pleasures of growing and cultivating trees. It's a delicate dance to remove that which does not matter in favor of that which does." ...

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Nintendo sold 2.3 million NES Classic Editions

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:12am

Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Amié says the console sold over 2 million units before being discontinued after five months as Nintendo focuses on driving its 'key areas.' ...

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Why the ex-Rare devs behind Yooka-Laylee didn't roll their own engine

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:07am

You would think that with loads of Kickstarter cash, the minds behind Yooka-Laylee might have decided to roll their own game engine. Here's why they didn't. ...

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20 million PlayStation 4 consoles were sold in just the last year

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:31am

An increase in PlayStation 4 sales means that the system has sold roughly 60 million units since its debut in November 2013. ...

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We're streaming the Prey demo at 3PM EDT

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:09am

Bethesda has released a demo for Prey, but why? We'll be playing the demo and talking about the company's recent marketing moves and the challenges of selling games in 2017. ...

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Nintendo sold 2.3m NES Classics

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:05am
Unless Nintendo reverses the discontinuation of the popular microconsole, that's the final tally
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A little more conversation: Hearthstone director implores devs to talk to players

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:47am

"I have a belief that, sometimes, you get into a vacuum and a void where if nobody's talking people sometimes assume the worst." ...

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Profits up in Sony's games division as PS4 sales near 60M

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:48am

Sony says the positive showing was primarily due an increase in PlayStation 4 hardware and software sales, and rising digital sales. ...

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New school marketing for old school games

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:37am
Flinthook developer Tribute Games knows marketing is at least half the battle for success, and even retro games need to keep up with the latest promotional trends
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Chat with the developers of Yooka-Laylee today at 11AM EDT

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:24am

We're chatting with the developers of Yooka-Laylee today at 11AM EDT. ...

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Switch boasts 2:1 software tie ratio

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:05am
Sales not limited to Zelda, as Nintendo touts figures for 1-2 Switch, Super Bomberman R, and Snipperclips
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DICE veterans found new studio, Fall Damage

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:36am

A group of four DICE veterans, including co-founder Markus Nyström, have established a new game studio in the heart of Stockholm.  ...

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