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Disney: Roughly half of Disney Infinity players are girls

A Disney exec notes the company was surprised to find that Disney Infinity’s playerbase is roughly 50/50 girls and boys. In response, Disney is developing the games to appeal more strongly to girls. …

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Video: Concocting The Witcher 3′s dynamic crafting-based economy

CDPR’s Matthew Steinke speaks at GDC Europe 2015 about how he led design of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s crafting system and how he made it play nice with the game’s dynamic economy. …

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Get a job: Wargaming is aiming to hire an experienced UI Engineer

World of Tanks maker Wargaming is looking for an experienced engineer to fill an open Senior UI Engineer position at its studio in Hunt Valley, Maryland and work on PC/console games. …

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UK cops arrest PSN, Xbox Live DDoS attackers

The UK’s National Crime Agency has picked up six teens who allegedly participated in attacks against PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and other online services. …

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Test Chamber – Lara Croft Go

In this video feature, we take a look at the opening stages of Lara Croft Go, a turn-based puzzle game for mobile devices by developer Square Enix Montreal. Game Informer's eagle-eyed vase smasher, Jeff Cork, nearly speed runs his way through these stages, dodging snakes and saw blades, and figuring out how to throw switches with lightning-quick deduction.

After watching the video, be sure to give my Lara Croft Go review a glance for more on its escalating difficulty.

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Dynamics of social platforms in mobile games

“Though there may be some differences in specification and use cases, they share common aspects to meet users’ same needs. How can we use those features in game design and user experience design?” …

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Valve and HTC’s Vive VR commercial launch delayed

Valve and HTC’s Vive virtual reality headset won’t be hitting shelves in 2015 as previously thought, with the duo revealing they will instead be shipping the device in Q1 2016. …

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Want to conquer China’s mobile market? Look to the Monkey King

“The Chinese are very open to western culture (including western-type dialogues, characters, settings, etc.), so it is worth a try to combine Chinese elements and overseas gameplay.” …

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DeNA enters the streaming game with mobile app, Mirrativ

Japanese mobile outfit DeNA has lifted the lid on Mirrativ, a new iOS and Android livestreaming app that allows users to stream and share anything happening on their smartphone screen. …

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PEGI gave my cartoon game an 18, but violent movies get low ratings

“I’ve recently gone through the submission process and found that Apple’s App Store and Google Play’s rating questionnaires can arrive at quite different conclusions as to a game’s age suitability.” …

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