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Get a job: Blue Isle Studios is hiring a Gameplay Programmer

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:03am

Blue Isle Studios is seeking a talented and enthusiastic gameplay programmer to build open world multiplayer games as a member of its team in Toronto. ...

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All 15,000 'fan passes' to E3 have been sold

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:50am

In its first year offering admission to the general public, the ESA has completely sold out the 15,000 passes it was offering to consumers for this year's event. ...

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Don't Miss: Tactical level design - Understanding space in games

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:14am

PhD and game educator McMillan examines how POV affects players, showcasing a variety of gameplay scenarios and different tactical choices players may be confronted with in this timeless 2012 feature. ...

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The 'unstructured, creative process' that brought Inside to life

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 9:55am

Artist Jeremy Petreman dives into why Playdead favors creative flow over structured creation, and how that unique outlook informed the decisions behind Inside. ...

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NBCUniversal spinning up mobile games division

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 9:30am
Former Disney mobile games leader Chris Heatherly to lead a new mobile game and virtual reality publishing group
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E3 public tickets sell out

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:44am
Traditionally trade-only show should have 15,000 public attendees as ESA confirms it has sold through its fan passes
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Why comfort was the PSVR's greatest challenge

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 7:47am

"One of the things that internally we focused on all along was, 'This has to be comfortable', and you have to be not thinking, 'This is horrible to put on my head.'" ...

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Prey designer Ricardo Bare explains why diverse characters matter

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 6:51am

"As a game developer and a writer, it's just interesting to learn about people that aren't like myself and do the best that I can to put those kinds of people in the game." ...

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Sega strategy calls for revival of dormant franchises

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 6:48am
Sonic publisher looking to boost game sales 50% in next three years partly by bringing back "major IPs"
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Blog: 6 reasons for having a defenseless protagonist

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:17am

Not having any combat can be really helpful to horror games and crucial in delivering the desired experience. Not convinced? Here's six reasons why. ...

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Report: Nintendo is bringing The Legend of Zelda to smartphones

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:15am

People familiar with the matter said the company's upcoming Animal Crossing app will hit shelves in the second half of 2017, and will be followed up by the rumored Zelda title.  ...

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Former MCV sales boss joins Green Man Gaming

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:19am
Lesley McDiarmid joins as Head of Corporate Partnerships
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Chris Lee replaces Dan Ayoub at 343 Industries

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:15am
Studio head of external development departs Halo outfit to work on educational mixed reality offerings at Microsoft
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Oliver twins: “Failure to change results in complete collapse”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:57am
The veteran development duo ponder the biggest changes in the industry ahead of their Nordic Game talk
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A Limited History of Castle Infinity

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:30am
A love letter to a lost digital childhood from Kim Belair
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Search for a Star launches another crop of talented students into the gaming industry

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:40am
Aardvark Swift's recruitment competition closes another round
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Twitch Unity day aims to promote diversity, inclusivity

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:11am
Streaming platform also selling t-shirt to raise money for Amnesty International
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Glu's losses widen in Q1 despite revenue gains

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:45am
Mobile publisher lost $22.8m on $56.8m revenue, but Crowdstar acquisition boosted year-on-year bookings
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Prey bounces back to claim UK No.1 in second week

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:36am
Bethesda's game dropped just 32% in sales
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5 design lessons 90s-style shooter Strafe cribs from classic games

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:00am

Pixel Titans' new game Strafe looks like a retro shooter straight out of 1996. But beneath the chunky low-poly graphics, the game is a unique and original synthesis of classic game styles and mechanics. ...

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