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Life is Strange has sold over 3M copies

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:54am

In addition to announcing that a sequel is in the works, Dontnod Entertainment has revealed that its episodic game Life is Strange has sold over 3 million copies. ...

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Come Sailaway with us and dev Richard Knol at 3 PM ET on Twitch!

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:22am

Sailaway dev Richard Knol is an avid sailor, and he's agreed to join us on Twitch today at 12 PM Pacific/ 3 PM Eastern to chat about his work on the game as we play and try not to sink any boats. ...

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This week in video game blogging: When the character is the story

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:16am

This week, our partnership with games blogging curation site Critical Distance brings us picks from their Senior Curator Zoyander Street on player-characters and worldbuilding. ...

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Razer launching Destiny 2 peripheral line

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:17am
Partnership with Bungie will see new branded versions of mouse, keyboard, headset, and mouse mat
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Blog: The making of Streams of Nurture - Part IV

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:11am

A blog post detailing the general development process of Streams of Nurture, a salmon aquaculture Ren'Py visual novel that I wrote, coded and designed throughout my senior year in college. ...

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Splatoon 2 gets Switch hardware bundle

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:42am
Nintendo UK and Japan confirm first pack-in title, intro full line of accessories for upcoming shooter
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Facebook expands eSports coverage with ESL partnership

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:33am
Social network to host over 5,500 hours of live tournament programming including 1,500 hours of exclusive content
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Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:22am

Leading eSports company ESL has signed a deal that will see it bring exclusive content to Facebook.  ...

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Kona dev says the secret to success lies in creating something unique

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:53am

"You have to create something that people want. I mean, it's an easy answer but it's tough to execute because there's a bunch of developers trying different things." ...

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Blog: A legal guide to music licensing contracts

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:23am

In light of what happened with Alan Wake, this guide will explain written licenses to use that music, and walk you through some common terms found in those documents. ...

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Curve Digital appoints Alex Moyet as marketing director

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:29am
Moyet brings experience from Media Molecule and Sony to growing UK publisher
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Ico, Inside and Ultima creators to speak at Gamelab 2017

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:05am
GamesIndustry.biz has 10 free tickets to Spain's leading developer conference - see inside for more information
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Fumito Ueda: “For me, it's not important to tell the details of the story”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:51am
The Last Guardian developer shares his design process with Massive MD David Polfeldt and attendees at Nordic Game Conference
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The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: VRX 2017 with Brynley Gibson and Julian Mower

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:30am
Latest episode now available to download, discussing the search for new genres and the rising standards of virtual reality
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VR Diversity Initiative to launch in the UK this summer

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:14am
Event will appeal to women, LGBT and people of colour interested in making the move to VR
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Inon Zur: “In video games, you don't need to hear the music - you need to feel it”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:30am
The Fallout 4 composer offers advice to aspiring musicians and discusses why he prefers scoring games to TV and film
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Tencent game revenues hit $3.9 billion in Q1

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:57pm
Chinese publisher's PC and smartphone game revenue more than doubled Activision Blizzard's record quarter
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Ukie's Student Game Jam starts today

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:56pm
Fourth and biggest event will see 21 teams from across the UK will compete over the next 48 hours
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UKIE lays out new policy manifesto

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:35am
With an election on the way, UK trade group tells government what the industry needs to succeed in a post-Brexit world
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Google to launch standalone VR headsets with HTC Vive, Lenovo

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:05am
The headsets will not need a phone or PC to run, and they offer six degrees of tracking
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