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The NES Classic Edition has been discontinued worldwide

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:58am

The NES Classic Edition has been discontinued worldwide, with Nintendo telling Eurogamer that manufacturing has stopped altogether. ...

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Blog: Making it up as you go along in The Franz Kafka Videogame

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:50am

The developer behind The Franz Kafka Videogame explains how he defied his previous game studio experience and totally improvised through the course of a game's development. ...

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David Braben named VP of charity SpecialEffect

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:25am
Frontier founder and his team have already raised over £46,000 for the organisation
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Development by expo: How Ghost Town built Overcooked

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:03am
We visit a house in Cambridge to uncover the secrets of BAFTA-winning Overcooked
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"If you use the same tools as everyone else it's way harder to stand out"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:15am
3rd Eye Studios' Kari Koivistoinen on the value of building bespoke tools for its VR anthology series Downward Spiral
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The Signal from Tolva: Small team makes a big open world shooter

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:19pm

A series of smart, pragmatic design decisions allowed the tiny team at Big Robot Games to craft the big open world shooter The Signal from Tölva. ...

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ESA Foundation grants now open to game projects

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:01pm
Grants of up to $50,000 available for projects and programmes that benefit young people
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New doc sheds light on how Guerrilla built the world of Horizon: Zero Dawn

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 4:07pm

Over the weekend, Dutch broadcaster VPRO published a 45-minute documentary to YouTube about Dutch studio Guerrilla Games and its work on the remarkably successful open-world game Horizon: Zero Dawn. ...

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Watch devs analyze what works about Breath of the Wild's design

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:36pm

Game Informer hosts Campo Santo's Jake Rodkin, 17-Bit's Jake Kazdal, ArenaNet's Aaron Linde & Ghost Story Games' Ken Levine to discuss (in depth!) the design of Nintendo's new Zelda. ...

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Have a peek inside the AI code of Street Fighter II

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:00pm

Earlier this year a developer who is reverse-engineering Street Fighter II: The World Warrior published something fellow devs may get a kick out of: a detailed breakdown of how the game's AI works. ...

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How Blizzard rebuilds Overwatch characters for Heroes of the Storm

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 1:52pm

As Genji leaps into the fray in Heroes of the Storm, we chat with game director Alan Dabiri about the challenges behind importing new characters from other Blizzard games. ...

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Video: Building the worlds of No Man's Sky using math(s)

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:42pm

At GDC 2017, Hello Games' Sean Murray deconstructs some of the most important technologies (and interesting challenges) behind generating realistic and alien terrains in No Man's Sky using math. ...

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Get a job: Sony PlayStation is hiring a Sr. UI Tools Programmer

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:35pm

Sony PlayStation is looking for a Senior UI Tools Programmer to refine and improve content creation workflows and drive UX and UI style guides as a member of its Santa Monica Studio. ...

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The ESA Foundation is offering grants for game dev programs that benefit kids

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:24pm

The ESA Foundation is looking to fund game development projects and programs that have a positive impact on the lives of children between the ages of 7 and 18. ...

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Tencent takes aim at Steam with its upcoming distribution service WeGame

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:39am

Riot Games owner Tencent has announced plans to relaunch its Tencent Games Platform outside of China as a global game distribution service called WeGame. ...

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Gears of War and Forza devs weigh in on making games for Scorpio

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:57am

What can game developers expect out of Project Scorpio, Microsoft's upcoming Xbox revamp? Leads from Forza house Turn 10 Studios and Gears dev The Coalition share their advice. ...

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Don't Miss: The challenges and rewards of designing local multiplayer games

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:25am

We talk to the developers of Super Pole Riders, Overcooked and Spaceteam about the appeal of developing a local multiplayer game, and the benefits over taking your game online. ...

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Can the VR locomotion problem be solved without more hardware?

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 6:26am
Survios believes it's on to something; its new system in Sprint Vector may ultimately find itself being utilized across a variety of games
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Double Eleven's attention to retention

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:55am
Prison Architect console port studio hasn't lost a developer in over three years; co-founder Mark South suggests how and why
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Switch has sold 2.4 million - Superdata

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 5:27am
Tracking firm ups 2017 forecast for Nintendo's latest system from 5 million to 7.2 million units
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