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Final Reboot: Develop line-up takes shape

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:41am
Catch highlights of next week's Dubrovnik show streamed live exclusively on GI.biz
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Blog: Creating a game that appeals to Youtubers

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:41am

A blog post detailing our experiences as we attempted to create a game that would appeal directly to Youtubers. ...

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Game Design Deep Dive: VR cockpit audio in Gunjack 2: End of Shift

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:40am

"A great deal of realistic audio is incorporated in the player�s cockpit; various alarms, diverse weapon sounds, dialogues, cockpit physical audio representation, and enemy fire impacts on the turret." ...

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"We fart rainbows. Who needs cash?"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 2:27am
Julie Heyde and the power of VR Unicorns
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Microsoft is trialling digital refunds for Xbox and Windows

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:24pm
New "self-serve" refunds are currently being tested through the Xbox Insider Program
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Cave Story publisher Nicalis buys two indie studios

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:40pm
SuperVillain Studios and Cowboy Color will help the indie publisher to "achieve long-term goals"
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Microsoft begins testing self-service refunds on Xbox and Windows

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:24pm

Microsoft appears to be working on a streamlined self-service refund system for digital sales across its Xbox and Windows 10 stores, as the company today rolled out a test version. ...

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What do developers think about Persona 5?

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:53pm

What do game developers think about Persona 5? We grabbed a couple talented developers who've been longtime fans of the series to find out. ...

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Gamasutra reacts to the Project Scorpio dev kit

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 12:53pm

Now that the dust has cleared, what does the Gamasutra team think about Microsoft's Project Scorpio? We opined at length over on Twitch. ...

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Get a job: Pixelberry Studios is hiring a Senior UX/UI Designer

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 12:25pm

Pixelberry Studios is looking for a UX/UI Designer to work on UX flows, wireframes, and conceptual design for its mobile game Choices: Stories You Play. ...

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Oculus has filed a motion to request a new trial against ZeniMax

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 12:10pm

Oculus has filed a motion requesting a new trial after its last legal dispute with ZeniMax yielded results the VR company has deemed less than satisfactory. ...

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How GoldenEye's composer used tech limitations to create an iconic sound

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:33am

Veteran game composer Grant Kirkhope dishes on how he found ways to work around tight memory limitations during the N64 days for games like GoldenEye and Banjo Kazooie. ...

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Blog: The contradictory experience of For Honor's Faction War

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:01am

I explore the inconsistencies between theme and mechanics in For Honor's Faction War mode and put forward possible solutions. ...

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We're asking developers what they think about Persona 5 at 2PM EDT

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 8:03am

What do game developers love about Persona 5? We're finding out today at 2PM EDT with a livestream of the game. ...

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Blog: Where's the best place to soft launch a mobile game?

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 7:30am

The principal point in your decision on where to soft-launch your app depends on the markets you going to shoot upon releasing worldwide. Allow me to explain. ...

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Slow Game Jam aims to fuel creativity by canning crunch

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:52am

"The jam was anti-crunch, asking jammers to relax and allow themselves to be playful and creative. To begin, we asked them to imagine they were musicians in a living-room, jamming a tune together." ...

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Xbox boss: "It's possible console generations slow down"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:48am
Phil Spencer talks about Scorpio, the future of Xbox and consoles in general
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GamesAid Golf and Spa day set for July 6th

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:38am
Event is celebrating its tenth anniversary
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First-gen VR won't live up to hype - Report

GamesIndustry.biz news - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:11am
IDATE DigiWorld expects 60 million headsets worldwide by 2020, with mobile VR losing share to PC/console
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Rocket League physical sales top 1 million

Gamasutra - News - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:00am

Psyonix has sold 1 million physical copies of its hit racing-soccer hybrid, Rocket League, in less than a year.  ...

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