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Get a job: Join Supergiant Games as an Engine Programmer

Our ideal candidate would relish the technical challenges inherent in cross-platform engineering, rendering, multi-threading, systems architecture, and optimization. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 11:10 pm

Oculus and Unity team up for free course on VR game development

Oculus and Unity have teamed up to launch the 'Design, Develop, and Deploy for VR' program, aiming to give game developers the building blocks needed to start their first virtual reality projects. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 11:07 pm

Don't Miss: The Binding of Isaac postmortem

In this classic feature, Edmund McMillen discusses how he added religion toZelda, mixed it with a roguelike, and came out with a surprise hit. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 9:57 pm

Video: How Techland built Dying Light's remarkable parkour system

In this 2018 GDC session, Techland's Bartosz Kulon shares the colorful story of how movement, running, and climbing was implemented in Dying Light. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 9:49 pm

Tencent's online game revenue surpasses $4 billion in Q3

Tencent†™s online game revenue is up 11 percent year-over-year for the quarter ending September 30, coming in at RMB 28.6 billion or just over $4 billion for the three-month period. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 9:41 pm

Google plans to roll out Stadia features weekly after a barebones Nov. 19 launch

"We always start with nailing the key user-journey and then proceed with releasing extra features. YouTube started with 'watch video'. For Stadia it's 'Play the Game on your biggest screen.'" ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 8:17 pm

Steam search suggestions & premium positioning

This time out, I thought it would be interesting to look - incredibly specifically - at Steam search suggestions. That is, the games that pop up when you start typing in things in Steam search. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 6:08 pm

Nintendo: While nostalgia has appeal, remakes need to offer new game experiences

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa says that even remakes of classic titles should bring something new and fresh to the table. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 6:04 pm

Learn the painterly tricks used to model Mortal Kombat 11 at GDC 2020!

The NetherRealm team imbued Mortal Kombat 11's characters with remarkably lifelike details, and at GDC 2020 you'll have a unique opportunity to learn the tricks and techniques used to pull it off! ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 6:00 pm

Rock, paper, scissors design in JRPGs

This is an excerpt chapter from the book Level Up: A JRPG Creator's Handbook, available in the current Storybundle, about using non-transitive character and monster powers to design interesting encounters. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 5:38 pm

Prey dev Human Head Studios closes, is immediately revived by Bethesda

Prey and Rune developer Human Head Studios has shut down, only to be almost immediately revived by Fallout and The Elder Scrolls publisher Bethesda Softworks. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 3:44 pm

Voodoo opens Canadian studio to expand beyond hypercasual market

French mobile game maker Voodoo has cut the ribbon on a new studio in Montreal, Canada, with a view to expanding beyond the hypercasual market. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 3:06 pm

Game Design Deep Dive: Crafting mystery through gameplay in Nauticrawl

In this thorough Deep Dive, Nauticrawl dev Andrea Interguglielmi walks through his process of designing this atmospheric puzzle game to evoke feelings of genuine mystery and wonder. ...

Posted on 13 November 2019 | 7:44 am

Get a job: Join Evening Star as a Gameplay Programmer

Evening Star is looking for a talented Gameplay Programmer to join the team in Los Angeles, California ...

Posted on 12 November 2019 | 11:06 pm

Don't Miss: Devs recount their near-catastrophic run-ins with the sunk cost fallacy

"We can't just abandon that feature that isn't working! We've already sunk too much time and effort into it!" That natural human response can be the undoing of game studios, as these stories attest. ...

Posted on 12 November 2019 | 10:52 pm