by Staff [02.20.18]
With GDC 2018 coming up fast, organizers share details on some great GDC Educators Summit talks from developers and educators about the tricks of teaching the next generation of game developers.
by Staff [02.19.18]
GDC 2018 organizers are excited to continue their partnership with the Indie Giving charity effort by donating 30 GDC 2018 Indie Games Summit tickets - contribute now to get your pass!
by Alissa McAloon [02.15.18]
Mafia III developer Hangar 13 has laid off a number of staff members in what its parent company describes as a move to 'ensure that the studios resources are properly aligned with its long-term development plans.'
by Joel Couture [02.09.18]
Gamasutra speaks with a medical professional and a handful of devs about their personal stories of burnout, and how, as an industry, we can better prevent the awful practices that lead to it.
by Alissa McAloon [02.07.18]
Update:Gameloft has reportedly closed its New Orleans office and laid off roughly 40 staff members in the process. A source tells Gamasutra that Gameloft Madrid recently laid off 50 devs as well.
by Emma Kidwell [02.06.18]
The German Youth Protection Commission stated that it's now considering a ban on loot boxes after research conducted by the University of Hamburg found too many elements of gambling in video games.
by Staff [02.06.18]
Organizers have donated space in the GDC Play area, where Limbitless will be showcasing some of its prosthetics tech -- and how games are being used to help kids learn to use those prosthetics.
by Emma Kidwell [02.05.18]
In a piece published by The Guardian, industry figures give their opinions about the World Health Organization's decision to include "gaming disorder" in its draft of the next diagnostic manual.
by Emma Kidwell [02.05.18]
Capcom Vancouver employees have been hit with layoffs after a studio restructuring affected 30 percent of the studio.
by Emma Kidwell [02.02.18]
Experienced video game historian Norman Caruso has published a new video to his Gaming Historian YouTube channel which breaks down the story of Tetris.
by Alissa McAloon [02.02.18]
Valve has suspended Counter-Strike co-creator Jess Cliffe following his arrest for sexual exploitation of a child.
by Staff [01.29.18]
With just over 48 hours to go before early registration for Game Developers Conference 2018 ends Wednesday, January 31st at 11:59 PM Pacific, now's the time register at a discounted rate!
by Emma Kidwell [01.25.18]
Addiction awareness organization Archstone published a study examining the top 100 bestselling games per console to investigate the types of drug use present per game.
by Staff [01.25.18]
If you're planning on attending GDC 2018 in March, book your travel and accommodations sooner rather than later -- you can access discounted rates via the GDC Travel hub!
by Emma Kidwell [01.24.18]
A California judge has ordered illegal bot makers Michael and Katherine Anjomi to permanently shut down their operations and pay Twitch a total of $1,371,139.
by Emma Kidwell [01.23.18]
In this 2015 GDC talk, GlassLab's Erin Hoffman presents a new theory of "fun" by positing fun as shorthand for a very complex psychological process by which humans convert stress into satisfaction through insight.
by Emma Kidwell [01.22.18]
Microsoft announces the introduction of chemistry into Minecraft: Education Edition, featuring new crafting tools designed to explain different chemistry concepts to students.
by Staff [01.22.18]
Reminder: If you're planning to bring kids with you when you attend GDC 2018, the advance deadline to register for the KiddieCorp on-site childcare program is February 20th -- less than a month away!
by Katherine Cross [01.18.18]
Contributor Katherine Cross chats with the team at Australian indie Mighty Games about their new serious games branch, Mighty Serious, and the ethics of making F2P games about real-world issues.
by Alissa McAloon [01.12.18]
The Entertainment Software Association calls Trumps comment 'repulsive', saying that it condemns the 'backward thinking' represented by the comment.