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Don’t Miss: How to train players right, so they don’t hate learning to play

Designer Mike Stout takes a look at examples of in-game training that skip the boring tutorials and teach players the rules of the game by letting them play the game. …


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Don’t Miss: The psychology of doing VR game design right

At GDC 2016, game developer and cognitive scientist Kimberly Voll explored what developers need to know about the inner-workings of the human mind in order to create immersive VR games. …


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Watch Extended Demos Of Nintendo Switch’s Launch Games Right Now

This morning's Nintendo Treehouse stream is devoted to the
Switch, and they're going in-depth with some of the system's launch games.

Nintendo finally spilled the beans on its upcoming console
during last
night's presentation
, but most of the revealed games got a cursory look at
best. Today the company is providing hands-on time at its reveal event in New
York City (stay tuned for hands-on impressions!), but if you're not on the east
coast, the Nintendo Treehouse livestream is the next best thing. Nintendo has
lined up a host of full-fledged demos that will give you a better look at the
games as well as the hardware. You can check it out below!

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As mentioned earlier, G.I. editors Kyle Hilliard and Ben
Reeves are at the event, so you can expect hands-on impressions of all the
newly revealed games later in the day.

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The PC Version Of Mass Effect 2 Is Free Right Now

The second entry in Bioware's grand sci-fi trilogy is free right now. Well, the PC version is anyway.

EA is offering Mass Effect 2 as part of its On The House program, which means it's temporarily free for Origin users. So if you haven't played Mass Effect 2 yet, and want to, now's your chance to do it for free.

You can grab the game here and our coverage of the upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda, set to be released on March 21.

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Military consultant speaks to what games get right — and wrong — about killer robots

“You’ll be like: ‘That’s not realistic,’ and people will say: ‘But that’s how robots are supposed to look,’” military futurist P.W. Singer tells Waypoint. “Science fiction shapes the way we think.” …


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Reader Discussion – Is No Man’s Sky’s ‘Foundation’ Update A Step In The Right Direction?

When No Man's Sky released this past summer, it's without a doubt that it failed to meet many fans' expectations. Today, a significantly large update went live, addressing many of the problems from the base game, and adding features such as farming, freighters, and building your own bases. Is it enough? Are these additions coming too late, or do you think there's room for No Man's Sky to see improvement?

Are you someone who didn't enjoy No Man's Sky when it released? Is this and the promise of future updates enough to bring you back to the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Reader Discussion – Is No Man’s Sky’s ‘Foundation’ Update A Step In The Right Direction?

When No Man's Sky released this past summer, it's without a doubt that it failed to meet many fans' expectations. Today, a significantly large update went live, addressing many of the problems from the base game, and adding features such as farming, freighters, and building your own bases. Is it enough? Are these additions coming too late, or do you think there's room for No Man's Sky to see improvement?

Are you someone who didn't enjoy No Man's Sky when it released? Is this and the promise of future updates enough to bring you back to the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Reader Discussion – Is No Man’s Sky’s ‘Foundation’ Update A Step In The Right Direction?

When No Man's Sky released this past summer, it's without a doubt that it failed to meet many fans' expectations. Today, a significantly large update went live, addressing many of the problems from the base game, and adding features such as farming, freighters, and building your own bases. Is it enough? Are these additions coming too late, or do you think there's room for No Man's Sky to see improvement?

Are you someone who didn't enjoy No Man's Sky when it released? Is this and the promise of future updates enough to bring you back to the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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You Can Watch Blizzcon 2016 Right Here

Blilzzard is hosting its marquee event, Blizzcon, this weekend. The show starts today at 1pm CDT with a opening ceremony, and ends with a closing ceremony tomorrow night.

You can expect a number of announcements centered around Blizzard's ongoing series: Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch.

What will get revealed? You can find out by watching the Twitch livestream of the event below. Make sure to tune in at 1pm when the show begins.

Watch live video from Blizzard on www.twitch.tv

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Follow Gamasutra’s VRDC coverage right here!

Gamasutra is on-site at the inaugural standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference. You can follow along on our dedicated event page! …


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