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John Smedley leaves AAA: ‘I’m proud to actually be in the trenches’

The former president of Sony Online Entertainment discusses the pleasures and challenges of independent development, and discusses just how massive an online multiplayer experience needs to be. …


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Real-life development stories: The Colosseum map

“A short story based on real events about the efforts to make an external producer understand what a whitebox map is, and the pain of dealing with people not educated in real video game development.” …


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Amazon bets big on Twitch generation with new game line-up

Amazon Game Studios has unveiled three new PC games, and it’s clear the developer is gunning for the Twitch generation.  …


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PewDiePie working on new games with Goat Simulator designer

YouTube powerhouse Felix Kjellberg, better known as “PewDiePie,” has struck up a multi-game deal with Goat Simulator designer, Armin Ibrisagic. …


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Pokemon Go traffic data explains staggered launch

A Google blog post detailing the relationship between Pokemon Go and the Google Cloud goes some way to explaining the game’s stop-start launch.  …


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Blog: Generic classes in Unity

Blindflug Studios’ former game designer and programmer Tabea Iseli has put together a short beginners guide to generic classes in Unity and when they might be useful to you. …


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Why is selling good games so hard? A look back at an Early Access launch

“We are here to reveal the good, the bad, and the ugly of first two months of marketing and sales of Book of Demons, our first ever Steam published game.” …


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At VRDC, experts share lessons learned surviving the early days of VR

You can hear some of those learnings for yourself at the inaugural standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference this November, where a group of VR/AR pioneers will share their experiences. …


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Report: Pokemon Go may have given the mobile market a shot in the arm

According to data from Newzoo, Pokemon Go may have given the mobile games market a boost by introducing new players who haven’t played any major mobile games yet. …


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Blog: A crowdsourced guide to crowdfunding

In preparation for his own Kickstarter campaign, programmer Piotr Lipert asked around 1000 creators who’ve used the platform a few questions. Here’s what they had to say. …


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