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Games industry backs 'Play Apart Together' campaign to slow spread of COVID-19

A host of major games companies including Activision Blizzard, Twitch, Riot Games, and Unity have banded together to promote the World Health Organisation's 'Play Apart Together' campaign. ...

Posted on 30 March 2020 | 1:18 pm

Blog: Understanding and effectively implementing live ops

Trying to nail down the sometimes slippery concept of live ops and define what exactly it means and how it's done. ...

Posted on 30 March 2020 | 10:51 am

Get a job: Visual Concepts is hiring a Senior Software Engineer in California

Visual Concepts is looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer. Apply now! ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 10:54 pm

Don't Miss: What it took to port Resident Evil 2 to the N64

Take a look back at what it took to port the original Resident Evil 2 to N64 consoles. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 9:43 pm

Google Stadia, 'beefy laptops' drive Bungie's remote work success

Google Stadia and 'beefy' development laptops are apparently helping drive Bungie's remote work success. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 9:33 pm

ALT.CTRL.GDC Showcase: The Unfathomed Voyager

The Unfathomed Voyager puts three players in charge of controlling a malfunctioning submarine, using a variety of wild, wacky inputs to keep it moving. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 7:09 pm

Players host weddings, classes, more in online games during COVID-19 crisis

As lockdown after lockdown delays or cancels real-life events, players are beginning to host them into online games. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 5:56 pm

Sony says COVID-19 won't impact PS5 launch (yet)

Though the spread of COVID-19 has dented Sony's profits, the company says it still plans to launch the PS5 on schedule (for now). ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 5:02 pm

Tencent and Huawei are working on a mobile cloud gaming platform

Chinese tech companies Tencent and Huawei have partnered up to develop a mobile cloud gaming platform. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 4:14 pm

Sony will begin limiting PSN download speeds in the U.S.

The PlayStation maker explained it must "take appropriate action" to ensure internet stability during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 3:04 pm

GameStop to close at least 320 stores in 2020

U.S. retailer GameStop plans to close at least 320 stores in 2020 as it pushes ahead with its "de-densification plan." ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 2:51 pm

Blog: Learn to code with Pico-8 games

Building games is one of the most fun ways to learn to code. It's especially true if you learn to code with Pico-8 games because its easy to get started. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 2:01 pm

Assassin's Creed actor Abubakar Salim forms UK studio Silver Rain Games

Assassin's Creed and World of Warcraft voice actor Abubakar Salim has launched a new game studio called Silver Rain Games. ...

Posted on 27 March 2020 | 2:00 pm

Get a job: Crossy Road dev Hipster Whale is hiring a Server Engineer

We're looking for somebody to help us create and maintain an online infrastructure that supports millions of concurrent players in a secure, stable, highly performant and reliable manner. ...

Posted on 26 March 2020 | 9:59 pm

GameStop ends 2019 with sales down year-over-year, but 'increased financial flexibility'

GameStop's end-of-year reporting for the 2019 financial year totes a newly strengthened balance sheet created by the year's cost-cutting and reboot efforts. ...

Posted on 26 March 2020 | 9:52 pm