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GamesIndustry.biz Careers Fair: Full UKIE Careers Bar schedule revealed

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:03am
Speakers from Unity, Playground Games, Playtonic Games, Creative Assembly, Team17 and more to offer jobs advice at EGX Rezzed
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Netmarble to raise $2.4 billion with an IPO

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:59am
Around $1.3 billion will be used for deals and acquisitions as Korean publisher strides towards global top five
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Wooga appoints new chief financial officer

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:58am
New CFO Hermione McKee joined the company as head of finance in January 2016
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Ghost Recon: Wildlands holds No.1 spot in UK charts

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:09am
That's four weeks at No.1 for Ubisoft this year
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DotEmu to close retro-leaning online store

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:51am
French company says "competition is fiercer than it used to be" in PC distribution
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BioWare: "Attacking individuals is never acceptable"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:15am
Mass Effect dev disputes false reports after woman is harrassed over Andromeda animations
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Uncharted 4 collects another GOTY award at SXSW

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:10am
Naughty Dog's haul amounted to five trophies, Overwatch trailed with four
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How have our impressions of the Switch changed since launch?

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:04am

Now that we've had a bit of time to mess around with the device in a variety of settings, we decided to hold an impromptu discussion about the plusses and minuses of the Nintendo Switch. ...

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Machinima appoints new GM as CEO prepares for exit

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:57am
Warner Bros. marketing exec Russell Arons will step up after Chad Gutstein leaves to pursue "entrepreneurial projects"
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Video Game Deep Cuts: The Oregon Trail CIA Escape

Gamasutra - News - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 2:25pm

This week's longform game article/video highlights include CIA board games, the art of escape rooms and The Oregon Trail's genesis. ...

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Why your niche game might need survival mechanics to survive on Steam

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 4:14pm

Find out how one developer took the survival mechanics he enjoyed on Steam and helped implement them into the strategy game he was working on. ...

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Wii emulator can now buy games from the official Wii Shop Channel

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 3:59pm

Nintendo's Wii Shop Channel is still kicking -- and now one at least one Wii emulator, Dolphin, has advanced enough to be able to access the digital storefront and purchase games. ...

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The secret to Osiris: New Dawn's authentic giant crab walking? Math

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 3:33pm

Inverse kinematics, to be more specific -- which is just what Osiris: New Dawn creative director Brian McRae does in a chat with Rock, Paper, Shotgun about the ambling mechanics of giant space crabs. ...

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Nier director: 'I have become that troublesome elder that I hated when I was young'

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 2:42pm

"Like a demon king in an RPG, I feel like I'm clinging to my castle of authority all alone and waiting for a new hero to come slay me," Nier: Automata director Taro Yoko tells Glixel. ...

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Video: Defining and evolving the art direction of Overwatch

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:56pm

At GDC 2017 Overwatch art director Bill Petras & assistant art director Arnold Tsang share insight into the origins of the game's charming art style, and how they design its characters/environments. ...

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For Horizon Zero Dawn, Guerrilla Games had to break out of its comfort zone

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:42pm

"At the end of the day, you're also constrained by genre, so we decided to break out of that," said Guerrilla Games managing director Hermen Hulst. ...

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Get a job: Telltale Games is hiring a Director of Technical Art

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:59am

Telltale is looking for a Technical Art Director to lead the in-house technical art team and to develop, design, and implement art pipelines, tools and effects across multiple concurrent projects. ...

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Don't Miss: To write games effectively, get to the point

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:23am

Writing in video games is not just about the story; often there are tons of game rules and information to be communicated to the player. Here's how to do it quickly and efficiently. ...

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Mainstream VR is still a ways off, says Boss Key co-founder Cliff Bleszinski

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:47am

Diving into virtual reality development can be tempting, but Boss Key Productions co-founder Cliff Bleszinski, argues that it�s still too early to go all-in on the platform. ...

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Blog: Exploring game narratives and interactive mechanics

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:43am

Sprite Sequence is a weekly video game series that follows a model similar to webcomics but in an interactive video game format. Here's why it should be on your radar. ...

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