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Postmortem: zGames' Pong World 5
by Chris Howard, Tanya Aulachynskaya, Artyom Vorobyov [02.11.13]
What does it take to build a winning mobile game -- literally? This postmortem details the development of Pong World, the game that won Atari's Pong Indie Developer Challenge contest, with a focus on practical solutions in mobile game development.
Business/Marketing, Design, Postmortem, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Postmortem: Intelligence Engine Design Systems' City Conquest 25
by Paul Tozour [02.06.13]
A candid and detailed look at the difficulties one team encountered when developing a mobile and tablet-based strategy game -- including everything from problems with Kickstarter to networking code, and how some difficulties were solved with automation.
Business/Marketing, Design, Postmortem, Production, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Reflections on XNA 25
by Nathan Fouts [02.05.13]
Nathan Fouts quit his job at Insomniac Games in 2006 to strike out on his own as an indie developer, ultimately settling on Microsoft's XNA as his development platform of choice -- and here, he reflects on the tool, which Microsoft last week announced will be discontinued.
Business/Marketing, Indie

Developer Roundtable: Triple-A, Free-to-Play 7
by Patrick Miller, David Daw [02.04.13]
In this Game Developer magazine reprint, find out how free-to-play games Tribes: Ascend, PlanetSide 2, and MechWarrior Online are making inroads into core PC audiences -- and how their developers view working in the space.
Business/Marketing, Design, Interview, Social/Online

The Top 10 Mistakes Tool Developers Make 11
by Virgile Delporte [01.31.13]
Sure, you've created what you think is a great tool. But are you really ready to consider putting it out in the wild? This checklist, written by Vergile Delporte, who has extensive experience in the middleware space, explains what you need to do first.
Business/Marketing

Postmortem: 11 Bit Studios' Anomaly Warzone Earth 13
by Paweł Miechowski [01.28.13]
The popular "inverted tower defense" game was the first created by 11 Bit Studios, a team of Polish veteran developers. Here, Paweł Miechowski, the studio's senior writer, talks about the difficulties and successes of booting up and building a game at the same time.
Business/Marketing, Design, Postmortem, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Postmortem: Vivid Games' Real Boxing 14
by Tomasz Strzelczyk, Grzegorz Brol, Krystian Komisarek [01.21.13]
How did developing an Unreal Engine 3-powered sports game for iOS impact the team at Vivid Games? Read this postmortem to find out just what triple-A production values do to a mobile studio.
Business/Marketing, Design, Postmortem, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Game Developer Magazine's 15th Annual Front Line Awards 2012 8
by Game Developer Magazine Staff [01.18.13]
What tools are most essential in game development? In this reprint from Gamasutra sister publication Game Developer magazine, you can read about the best of the best -- with developers who've used them offering insights into why these tools are worth your investment.
Business/Marketing

Games Everywhere: The Game Industry's Challenge for 2013 9
by Patrick Miller [01.14.13]
If there's one clear trend from CES 2013, it's that hardware companies want to deliver console-quality games everywhere -- either by streaming games, buying new consoles, or buying new controllers.
Business/Marketing

Team Building with Mario and Luigi 13
by Jason Drysdale [01.10.13]
Can New Super Mario Bros. Wii teach a group of coworkers to cooperate? Instructional technologist and games-based learning specialist Jason Drysdale puts it to the test in an office environment.
Business/Marketing