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Nintendo is making a Zelda mobile game - report

GamesIndustry.biz news - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 11:23pm
The Wall Street Journal's sources say Zelda mobile will follow the launch of Animal Crossing
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Alan Wake to be removed from sale over music licenses

GamesIndustry.biz news - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 10:55pm
Renewal is not "in Remedy's hands" due to Microsoft publishing deal, so the revered game will be pulled from PC and Xbox today
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Gearbox hires 16 students to make "avant-garde" VR game

GamesIndustry.biz news - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 10:34pm
Team from SMU Guildhall's Game Lab will start research and development at the Borderlands studio after graduation
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Video Game Deep Cuts: Phoenix Point's Typeshift Prophet

Gamasutra - News - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:24pm

This week's Video Game Deep Cuts longform articles/videos include Julian Gollop on Phoenix Point, the making of Typeshift & the SteamProphet contest. ...

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Dan Ayoub departs Halo dev 343 Industries

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:24pm

The longtime Halo developer has left his post at 343 Industries in favor of a new position at Microsoft with mixed reality and educational tech. ...

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Video: Breaking down procedural narrative generation

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:53pm

At GDC 2017, NC State researchers Chris Martens and Rogelia Cardona-Rivera took a look at the tools game dev can use to balance structure and spontaneity and create unique, procedural narratives. ...

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Get some design advice from Prey lead designer Ricardo Bare

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:58pm

We chatted with Prey lead designer Bare about designing immersive simulations for a full hour, and now you can reap the benefits of our conversation. ...

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Get a job: Telltale Games is hiring a UI Artist

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:15pm

Telltale Games is looking for an UI Artist with an understanding of traditional graphic design, 3D modeling, animation, game design, and some programming to join its studio in San Rafael, CA. ...

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Blog: Hunting for synchronicity in multiplayer

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:47am

A case study about maintaining a multiplayer game that relies on lockstep simulations. Or, a classic tale of painting yourself into a technical corner, and painstakingly finding your way out. ...

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Gearbox recruits 16 SMU Guildhall grads for VR project

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:32am

Sixteen graduates from SMU Guildhall, Southern Methodist University's game dev focused graduate program, are headed to Gearbox to work on an unannounced VR title following graduation this summer. ...

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Blog: Six ways to get a better Metacritic score

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:36am

An easy and quick guide featuring six supertips on how to get a better Metacritic score for your video game; by doing the right kind of research, and the right kind of outreach. ...

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Don't Miss: How Remedy rewrote its engine tech to make Alan Wake

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:24am

Remedy's Markus Maki and Olli Tervo break down the technical challenges of building Alan Wake and offer lessons for programmers working on game engines for large titles. ...

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Nexon kicks off first fiscal quarter with record sales

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:14am

The company reported record quarterly highs for revenue, operating income, and net income during the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year. ...

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Remedy's Alan Wake to be delisted in wake of expiring music licenses

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:18am

Remedy says patching the game to remove the offending tracks isn't an option and as such the game is set to be removed from online storefronts on May 15. ...

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Chat with the lead designer of the new Prey at 3PM EDT

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 8:59am

We're talking coffee cups, nerf darts, and shapeshifting aliens today with the lead designer of Prey at 3PM EDT. ...

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Blizzard uses a 'balance triangle' to keep Overwatch competitive

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 6:48am

"On the one tip of the triangle, is statistics. On the other two points are the player sentiment and then our own feeling and intuition." ...

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GamesIndustry.Biz at Nordic Game Conference

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 6:30am
The final line up of our curated session track in Malmo next week
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Blog: What makes Dead Cells' reveal trailer near-perfect?

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 5:15am

"Thirty seconds in, and the trailer is done. How did they do that? The irony is that it takes a lot of time, to make a really short trailer. If you can take your time? Do it!" ...

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Acer to sell mixed reality headset with motion controllers for $399

Gamasutra - News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 5:14am

Acer plans to release a $399 mixed reality headset that ships with two of Microsoft's new motion controllers later this year.  ...

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“VR shooters are the lowest common denominator - we need to move on”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 4:50am
Virtual reality experts discuss the next step for the technology, encourage developers to explore “deeper games”
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