This article goes over a framework for understanding how videogames work. It divides games into systems, story, and a mental model, and then shows how these interact.
Horizon Zero Dawn's apocalypse, and the way it's told to the player, isn't just another video game setting. Here's a look at how its staggered nature creates dynamic storytelling moments worth emulating.
Mark Zuckerberg’s “We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform” kicked off the mobile AR platform war. Facebook, Apple, Google, Tencent, Snap, Samsung, Huawei and more in a mobile AR platform cage fight - who comes out on top?
In this article, game designer Sande Chen reflects on the relationship between metrics and game design.
Everyone has the potential to be a writer. I started writing for Gamasutra and now I have a book being published. Utilize Gamasutra, write something from your experience. Who knows where it may lead you.
This week's best longread/standout articles & videos about games include Gnog's quirky gameplay, Second Life bunny tragedy, and Snipperclips' surprising third-party story, among others.