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Designing Conan Exiles' beautiful barbaric gameplay

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:34am

"People can be a murderer by night in these games. They can run around killing everyone they see on sight, and in real life they're the sweetest people in the world. You know, for them it's just fun." ...

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Blog: Breaking down the physical design of a C++ project

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:17am

An analysis of some of the physical design rules we use for C/C++ code at Our Machinery. ...

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"Why am I even making games?"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:10am
Flavourworks founder and Molyneux protegé Jack Attridge discusses the challenge of starting his own studio, and why he feels games design is stagnant
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Curve Digital hires new business development manager

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:01am
Former Gamer Network trade events manager Charlotte Nangle joins UK publisher
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IGDA and Microsoft launch $5K gaming and disability scholarship

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:51am

The IGDA has launched a $5000 gaming and disability scholarship with the support of Microsoft.  ...

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Blog: How to break into the games industry through programming

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:35am

Some basic tips to get you on the path to learning code and make use of that newly found education to (hopefully) land a job in the industry. ...

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Tencent and Psyonix launching free-to-play version of Rocket League in China

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:12am

Psyonix has partnered up with internet giant Tencent to bring a free-to-play version of Rocket League to China. ...

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Palmer Luckey funds Trump through Chrono Trigger shell companies

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:07am
Oculus co-founder continues his support for US President, despite controversy over involvement with "shitposting" group
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Twitch details premium subscription plans

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:38am
New $9.99 and $24.99 tiers open increase revenues available to streamers
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Patrice Desilets' Ancestors is no longer episodic

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:20am
Former Asssasin's Creed developer reveals more about his mysterious adventure game at Reboot Develop
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Tencent bringing free-to-play Rocket League to China

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:33am
Partnership with Psyonix will see smash hit localised for Chinese market with hints at eSports events
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Yooka-Laylee: The backers' view

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:26am
We revisit Playtonic's dramatic two years and speak to the firm's Kickstarter supporters
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Steam games in China: Making the most of a lucrative opportunity

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:14am

China is an enormous and potentially lucrative market on Steam. Here are some tips and insights that can help you to access this untapped audience. ...

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Remote Control Productions expands into Romania

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:59pm
Romania joins Finland as second international subsidiary for the Munich-based developer network
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The ESA figures 67% of U.S. households play games

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:05pm

That's drawn from the ESA's annual "Essential Facts" game industry report, and what's interesting is that it's the exact same figure the ESA reported seven years ago. ...

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The difference between making an MMO versus an Early Access survival game

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:56pm

Conan Exiles creative director Joel Bylos, who's also worked on Funcom MMORPGs of years past, shares some key development lessons about switching genres in online game development. ...

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From Super Mario to Street Fighter, check out this giant gallery of hitboxes

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:38pm

If you ever wanted an easy way to study how lots of different games in all sorts of genres handle real-time collision detection, check out this Flickr gallery filled with 450+ images of hitboxes. ...

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Gaming video to generate $4.6 billion this year - SuperData

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:34pm
Research firm says there are now 665 million viewers of gaming video content worldwide
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Video: Warren Spector's postmortem of Deus Ex

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:16pm

At GDC 2017 game dev veteran Warren Spector delivers a postmortem talk on Deus Ex, Ion Storm's seminal immersive sim, and reflects on what he learned from the experience of making it. ...

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Get a job: Improbable is hiring a Software Engineer

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:01pm

Improbable is searching for a Software Engineer to join its team in San Francisco, CA and build vital tools, prototypes, and more for its developer community. ...

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