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Exhibitors will be able to sell merchandise on the E3 show floor this year

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:47am

Following its earlier move to admit the general public to the annual trade show, the ESA has put a system in place that will allow exhibitors to sell products and merchandise from the show floor. ...

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Facebook 360 Capture SDK makes VR sharing possible

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:18am
The SDK supports Unity and Unreal, so developers can enable players to share their VR gameplay
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StarCraft is now free

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:10am
Blizzard making the 19-year-old game freely available to download in advance of the upcoming StarCraft: Remastered
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Dont Miss: Unpacking The Silver Case, A Q& A with Grasshopper Manufacture

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:35am

The HD remaster The Silver Case hit PS4 this week so now is the perfect time to take a look back at this conversation with the game's devs about character design, story, and the port itself. ...

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eSports to join 2022 Asian Games as a medal-eligible sport

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:56am

The Olympic Council of Asia is seemingly eyeing sports titles like FIFA and both multiplayer online battle area and real-time strategy games for inclusion in future Asian Games events. ...

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Blog: Earned Value Management in game development

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:14am

This article aims to demystify Earned Value Management and explain how the system can be used to control the development process. ...

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VRDC Fall 2017 opens registration and welcomes new board members!

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:00am

Organizers of the Virtual Reality Developers Conference, the premier event for creators of immersive VR (and AR) experiences, are proud to announced that registration for VRDC Fall 2017 is now open! ...

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Discuss what is best in life with Conan Exiles' Joel Bylos at 3PM PDT

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 8:58am

We're talking with the creative director of Funcom's Conan Exiles today at 3PM EDT. Come chat with us! ...

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HTC releases Vive Tracker project code and developer tutorials

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:55am

HTC has released the code for five Vive Tracker projects to help virtual reality devs get to grips with the new accessory. ...

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Nintendo preparing SNES mini for this Christmas - report

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:33am
Eurogamer has confirmed with "sources close to the company" that another Nintendo microconsole is on the way
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Blog: Navigating the space of game design

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:15am

Designing a game spawns an endless set of ideas - ideas that need to be sorted. In order to do this, you need a method of evaluating them. So here's five different ways of thinking about game design. ...

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The Witcher author Andrzej Sapkowski says the pen is mightier than the gamepad

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:33am

"How much substance can there be in the lines of text when the hero walks through the woods and talks to a squirrel? Where's the room for depth or sophisticated language with which games could elevate culture?" ...

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Digital sales now represent 74% of the US game market

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:27am
The games industry added $11.7 billion to the US GDP in 2016, according to ESA's new Essential Facts report
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6.8% of smartphones are ready for VR

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:17am
191m devices compatible with Gear VR and Google Daydream, but headset sales are drastically behind
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Opinion: Why does Mass Effect: Andromeda's open world feel so closed?

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:03am

Mass Effect: Andromeda is brilliant pulpy fun. But it seems to be the latest in a line of recent games that struggle to give meaning to the vastness of their open spaces. ...

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Ubisoft opening two new European studios to ramp up triple-A development

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:51am

Ubisoft will open two new European studios later this year in a bid to "strengthen its creative forces" in the region. ...

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Blog: 7 reasons why you can't stop playing Clash Royale

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:05am

I've quit and uninstalled Clash Royale more times than I can count. But I've also installed it more times than I've deleted it. This post analyzes why I'm hooked to this masterpiece. ...

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Blog: A guide to mobile marketing art testing

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:40am

A basic guide to setting up mobile marketing art testing: from deciding if you should run a test to figuring out what to do with the results. ...

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Ubisoft opens two new studios

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:59am
Berlin and Bordeaux branches, plus at least 100 jobs, added to Assassin's Creed publisher's global empire
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Watch highlights from Reboot: Develop streamed live

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:42am
Nine must-see sessions from this week's Croatian show
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