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  Google Stadia supports the Xbox Adaptive Controller
image Google unveiled a controller alongside its cloud-based game streaming service Stadia this week, but players aren't locked into using Google-made hardware to play games on the service.
  Cuphead is heading to the Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live support
image StudioMDHR announced this morning during the Nintendo Indie Showcase that Cuphead will be heading to the Nintendo Switch on April 18th.
  The next Crypt of the Necrodancer game is set in The Legend of Zelda's Hyrule
image The indie developer behind Crypt of the Necrodancer is taking a crack at making its own Legend of Zelda game—with Nintendo’s blessing.
  Opinion: Chez Stadia - Google's new cloud platform
image The announcement for Google Stadia was absolutely perfect and flawless. It also told us exactly nothing about the relevant aspects for content creators or consumers.
  After a worrisome start, Slay the Spire has sold more than 1.5 million copies
image MegaCrit’s roguelike Slay the Spire has sold more than 1.5 million copies since it first popped up as an early access title in late 2017.
  Remedy, Quantic Dream, and other devs sign on for Epic Games Store exclusives
image This is a big deal because Epic seems to be ramping up its efforts to compete with Steam and other storefronts by wooing developers to the Epic Games Store. 
  Epic lays plans for Unreal Engine ray tracing and physics revamps
image Epic hosted its usual 'State of Unreal' briefing at GDC today, and the big news for Unreal devs seems to be a new online services SDK, ray tracing support, and a big upcoming "Chaos" physics system.
  Devs can now sell Epic Game Store keys on the Humble Store
image Today at GDC the team at Epic announced they've partnered with Humble to allow for Epic Games Store game keys to be sold on Humble's storefront, even if said games are Epic Store exclusives.
  Epic expands its dev grants program with $100M in Epic MegaGrants
image Roughly four years after announcing its inaugural $5 million Unreal Dev Grants program, the team at Epic has announced a new $100 million successor: the Epic MegaGrants initiative.
1 Stadia's biz dev director talks challenges, opportunities in new age of cloud games
image Gamasutra speaks with Jack Buser, director for games business development at Google, about the boxless future that Stadia is promising.
1 The Oculus Rift S is a new PC VR headset with built-in tracking
image The Oculus Rift S makes use of Oculus Insight tracking technology to remove the need for bothersome external sensors, meaning it can deliver out-of-the-box room scale with minimum fuss.
3 Report: Job listings suggest Disney is preparing to revive Lucasfilm Games
image Entertainment powerhouse Disney looks to be reviving Lucasfilm Games, the precursor to legendary game studio LucasArts, in some capacity. 
  3 indie leaders share tips on keeping your small studio afloat without a hit
image Today at GDC three captains of indie-stry (Anemone Hug's Chris Langmuir, Temple Gate's Theresa Duringer, and Kitfox's Tanya x. Short) shared real talk about how to keep your small indie studio alive.
  Mapping out the subtle social cues throughout Hitman's level design
image “Apart from mocking everything up one of the most important things that we do in a game like Hitman is making life, making drama situations as we call them. We borrow a little bit from the world of theater.”
  How simple mechanics and vignettes inspired Florence
image Creative director of Mountains Ken Wong delivers a postmortem of the studio's debut game, Florence.
  'Care more about your streamers' advises Magic: The Gathering Arena dev
image “When you have happy will get so much more than you could ever imagine," said Wizards of the Coast's Michelle Sutterfield today in a GDC talk on Wizards' community-building efforts.
  How indie devs can form their own worker cooperative
image Given the current state of the games industry, there needs to be alternative ways to run indie and midsize studios. Worker cooperatives could be the solution.
  Pokemon Go's PvP was designed to appeal to players new and old--and it worked
image "Pokemon Go's always been about real-world social connections. We looked to this as a way to compliment our gameplay of players walking around and catching Pokemon together."
  Google unveils first-party game studio led by Jade Raymond
image As Google took the wraps off its streaming game platform Stadia, the company also announced Stadia Games and Entertainment -- a new game studio headed up by industry vet Jade Raymond.
27 'No console required': Google unveils streaming game platform, 'Stadia'
image At GDC 2019 this morning, Google detailed its long-awaited streaming game platform, dubbed Stadia.
  How The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game subverted genre for laughs
image The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game developer Grace Bruxner discusses the process behind writing jokes for games without feeling stiff.
Watch Google's highly anticipated GDC 2019 keynote right here
image Google has been teasing a massive game-related announcement all week, and the big reveal is taking place in a matter of minutes at GDC 2019. Watch it live right here.
  Games for Change debuts new accelerator program for 'social impact' games
image New York-base nonprofit Games for Change announced today that it's partnered with financial backers to launch the Games for Change Accelerator to support devs making things with 'social impact'.
  Unity partnering with Tencent to help its devs make waves in China
image Unity has partnered with Tencent to support Tencent Cloud, and hopes the move will give its developers a better shot at penetrating the lucrative Chinese games market.
  The Culling: Origins' servers are being switched off in May
image "Even with thousands of active daily users, the revenue was only a fraction of what our dev team required to continue daily operations."

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image Indiana University game design student Nathaniel Ferguson details the benefits of hosting small-scale launch parties in order to promote your completed projects.
An IKEA-Styled Guide To Product Pages
image 11 Bit Studios brand developer Patryk Grzeszczuk presents a simple guide to building an effective product page for your game to maximize discoverability.
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image Failbetter Games artist Tobias Cook reveals how an overhauled user interface produced significant improvements to the player's experience in Sunless Skies.
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