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Video: How to get the best performance out of voice actors

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:54pm

At GDC 2014, expert DB Cooper shares advice gleaned from years as a voice actor & director -- including playful techniques for developing characters and tricks to help keep your voice actor on track. ...

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Get a job: Impulse Gear is looking for a Sr. Engine Programmer

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:36am

Impulse Gear is looking for a Sr. Engine Programmer to design new engine features and more for its next VR title. ...

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FTC aims to block DraftKings, FanDuel merger over monopolization concerns

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:14am

Without FTC intervention, the merger would result in one firm that controls over 90 percent of the U.S. fantasy sports market. ...

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Don't Miss: Ensemble Studios' postmortem for Age of Empires

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:05am

In this classic 1998 postmortem, Ensemble Studios reveals the story behind seminal PC real-time strategy game Age Of Empires. ...

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Take-Two shuts down a trio of Grand Theft Auto Online cheat providers

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:58am

Following a conversation with the Grand Theft Auto V publisher, three GTA Online cheat providers have ceased operations and laid plans to donate past proceeds to charity. ...

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Blog: What happens when your game is pulled from app stores?

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:05am

Google and Apple dominate the app store business. As a result, they give very poor support to indies. Your game or app can suddenly be removed with very little you can do to combat the decision. ...

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Learn about the surprising inspirations behind Plants vs. Zombies

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 8:38am

Plants vs. Zombies creator George Fan appeared on the Idle Thumbs podcast to explain how he dreamed up a real-time strategy title that pits the shambling undead against feisty flora.  ...

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Blog: Why the myth of player agency is detrimental to game design

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 7:16am

In this blog post I explain why I believe the myth of player agency is actively detrimental to game design. ...

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Atari re-entering hardware business with mysterious 'Ataribox'

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 7:12am

The company, which last released a games console in 1993, unveiled a short teaser for the Ataribox on YouTube earlier this month. ...

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What did we think of E3 2017? New GamesIndustry.biz Podcast out now

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:24am
From Xbox One X to a teary Michel Ancel, we discuss the highs, lows, surprises and disappointments of the past week
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GamesIndustry.biz restructures editorial team

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:07am
Promotions made to existing team as we look to launch new events and increase editorial output
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Blog: Do games have too many words? A case study

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:40am

A step-by-step design analysis of the very long introduction in a recent popular game. The goal: To show how it could be shortened to make a more effective game and a less grueling player experience. ...

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Capcom and Bandai Namco sign cross-licensing deal to improve online play

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:39am

Capcom claimed the deal will "improve the user experience while accelerating the production of titles and reducing development costs for both parties." ...

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Dave Cowling joins VR startup Within

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:37am
Infinity Ward's former chief tech officer signs on with outfit behind Mr. Robot, OneRepublic VR experiences
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Capcom and Bandai Namco ink cross-licensing deal for fighting games

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:01am
"Online matching" agreement will reduce dev costs and production times for "game series such as Street Fighter"
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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 triumphant as YouTube reveals E3 trailer rankings

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:00am
EA's sci-fi shooter racked up 9.5m views, fending off Assassin's Creed: Origins and FIFA 18
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Channel 4: “There's a massively disproportionate amount of money and effort going into core VR games”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 1:32am
Broadcaster's games publishing arm says it's open to opportunities in mobile VR, but first title Soar is currently “a one-off”
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Horizon: Zero Dawn back at No.1 in UK physical charts

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 1:31am
Arms has to settle for No.2
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Atari is preparing to launch new hardware

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 1:21am
The "Ataribox" is "years in the making" and will be based on PC technology
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The E3 Interview: PlayStation's Jim Ryan

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:40am
Sony on absent indies, fighting Xbox, reaching mainstream gamers and why a resurgent Nintendo is good for everyone
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