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UKIE warns UK Conservative Party over immigration policy

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:10am
But Dr Jo Twist welcomes 'commitments to support the UK games and wider creative industries'
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“Virtual reality will be our best interface with true AI”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:15am
VR expert Dave Ranyard discusses the potential for storytelling with virtual and augmented reality at Nordic Game
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GAME launches £36 'Elite' loyalty scheme

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:09am
Consumers can get more reward points this way
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Future delivers improved results following Imagine acquisition

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:41am
Video games media firm reports revenue increase of 35%
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Anita Sarkeesian: “Games need to tell better stories that don't oversimplify oppression”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:16am
Critic praises “cultural shift” in video game storytelling, but says recent examples are a “band-aid on a deeper wound”
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How Scanner Sombre immerses players in a pitch-black cave: sound and lasers

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:00am

Inspired in part by a Radiohead video, Scanner Sombre has players explore a cave using a LIDAR sensor . "My aim was to put the player in an environment that perhaps they'd never seen before." ...

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Life is Strange was bought by 3 million people

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:56pm
French developer Dontnod Entertainment confirms that a second series is in development
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Playdead's Inside cleans up at the Nordic Game Awards

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:01pm
Honours included Best Games Design, Best Art and Game of the Year
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Is Switch what the future of consoles looks like?

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:36pm
Is Nintendo's new platform a one-time gimmick, or an important reinvention of the console for a new market landscape?
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe devs patch out potentially obscene taunt

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:07pm

This is a good reminder that gestures and messages which appear in your game can be interpreted differently in different parts of the world -- sometimes with offensive results. ...

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Inside cleans up at the 2017 Nordic Game Awards

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 3:26pm

The long-running Nordic Game Awards took place this week in Sweden, and Playdead stood out among the nominees by taking home Game of the Year and a few other awards for its 2016 game Inside. ...

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Bungie's Destiny 2 will be the first non-Blizzard game sold on Battle.net

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:38pm

Destiny developer Bungie today confirmed the sequel is expanding beyond consoles to launch on PC -- but not on Steam. Instead, it will be first non-Blizzard game sold through Battle.net. ...

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Nintendo helps push April US game sales up 10% - NPD

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:30pm
Switch hardware and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe dominated the industry
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How a single dev turned a side project into a successful sailing sim

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:30pm

Richard Knol once wrote software for golf courses. Now he's a full-time indie with a game on Steam (Sailaway), and in a chat today with Gamasutra he opens up about how (and why) he made the switch. ...

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Video: How Ensemble Studios crafted the terrain of Halo Wars

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:28pm

In this classic GDC 2009 talk, former Ensemble Studios developer Colt McAnlis provides a programming-driven look at how the studio built terrain for a console strategy game like Halo Wars. ...

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Destiny 2 PC exclusive to Battle.net

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:23am
Bungie shooter will be first non-Blizzard game on digital distribution service; other Activision titles could follow
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Get a job: Playwing is hiring a Gameplay Programmer

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:30am

Playwing is looking for a talented Gameplay Programmer to implement gameplay features, fine-tune controls, and more as a member of its team in Montreal, Canada. ...

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Don't Miss: Tackling real-world problems through game design in Life is Strange

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:19am

When is it appropriate to tackle real-world issues in games? How can game designers do so effectively, and respectfully? ...

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Google unveils Tango-based Visual Positioning System

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:15am

Google has announced the Visual Positioning Service, a new augmented reality service that essentially brings the functionality of Google Maps indoors. ...

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Sega Europe names new digital VP

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:59am
James Schall promoted from director of digital distribution to grow business in PC and console space
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