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Sponsored: 6 ways player-made videos can impact your game dev process  
by Anne Blanchard, Gaming Solutions Manager, Limelight Networks [12.09.15]
Player-made videos are are changing the ways games are developed and promoted. Here are a few examples of how this trend is impacting business strategies and presenting new opportunities for growth.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: How we built the cross-platform WWII simulator War Thunder 1
by Gaijin Entertainment, Intel [12.02.15]
Cross-platform performance across desktop, mobile, and console platforms was a top priority for Gaijin Entertainment. Here's how the independent studio launched the successful War Thunder.
VR, Console/PC, Design, Production, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: Take a quick game dev survey, receive an Amazon gift card!
by Sponsored [11.19.15]
Take a minute to fill out this game developer survey to receive a $10 Amazon gift card, while supplies last. Itís as simple as that!
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Sponsored: Optimizing Unity games on Android: A case study  
by Jackie Lee [10.08.15]
This article will show a performance gain with x86 native support on Android and share some tips for increasing performance on Intel architecture using Hero Sky: Epic Guild Wars as an example.
Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Production, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: Threats to success in the game industry (and how to beat them)  
by Akamai Technologies [09.17.15]
Come join cloud service company Akamai Technologies for a free webinar that explores effective ways to meet some of the most serious challenges in the business of video games.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: Leveraging the cloud to make an MMO with a tiny team, in Crime Coast  
by Lee Stott, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft UK [08.18.15]
Pixel Squad has no mainstream backing, but they managed to overcome a raft of challenges to create Crime Coast, a game featured by both Microsoft and Apple, with a team a fraction of the size of their competitors.
Programming, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: Improving Android game performance with Intel INDE GPA  
by TRAPPER M. (Intel) [08.13.15]
This tutorial presents a step-by-step guide to performance analysis, bottleneck identification, and rendering optimization of an OpenGL ES 3.0 application on Android.
Programming, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: Integrating Cortana with Unity in Windows Universal games (Unite 2015)  
by Kevin Ashley, Microsoft Game Evangelist [08.10.15]
If you are a Unity developer, integrating Unity with Cortana can certainly add flavor to your Windows version of the app. And for users it just means more fun! So letís get startedÖ
Programming, Sponsored Article

Sponsored tutorial: A brick-breaking game in Unity (source code included)  
by Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Greece [08.06.15]
Microsoft Greece tech evangelist Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios offers a detailed tutorial for creating a brick breaker-style game in Unity.
Programming, Design, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: Strategies for growth and game delivery in the PC and MMO markets  
by Limelight Networks [08.05.15]
PC and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games will account for over 30 percent of the world's $100 billion-plus game revenues by 2017. Gain more crucial market insights in this on-demand webinar.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: From hindsight to insight to foresight in the Azure cloud  
by Lee Stott, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft UK [08.04.15]
Microsoft Azure offers a number of benefits for people planning to build analytics into their games.
Programming, Design, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: A tower defense-style game in Unity (part 2)  
by Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Greece [07.20.15]
In the second entry of this Unity tutorial, a Microsoft tech evangelist walks you through to process of creating a tower defense-style game.
Programming, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: A tower defense-style game in Unity (part 1)  
by Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Greece [07.17.15]
Since tower defense is one of the most common game types you can find on the app stores out there, I decided to try my luck and create one from scratch, using Unity3D. Here's how I did it.
Programming, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: Tips for optimizing Android application memory usage 1
by Bin Zhu (Intel) [07.15.15]
Memory allocation and de-allocation in Android always comes at a cost. The Chinese saying "Easy to be luxurious from frugal, hard to be frugal from luxurious" is an appropriate turn of phrase for memory usage.
Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Sponsored Article

Sponsored Tutorial: Create a Bubble Breaker style game in Unity (source code included) 3
by Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Greece [07.13.15]
Find out how to create a classic bubble breaker-style game using the Unity3D game engine, for easy export to Windows Phone.
Programming, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: Webinar: Graphics Performance Analysis with Intel GPA  
by Intel [07.07.15]
Want to build your best Windows or Android game? Learn how Intel INDE Graphics Performance Analyzers help you analyze, optimize and debug your game to identify issues negatively impacting your framerates.
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Sponsored Article

Sponsored: Creating a simple puzzle game in Unity  
by Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Greece [07.01.15]
Microsoft brings you a tutorial on how to make a simple puzzle game in Unity. Check out the in-depth walkthrough, which includes plenty of code.
Indie, Programming, Sponsored Article, Microsoft Sponsored

Sponsored: Strategies for growth and game delivery in the PC and MMO markets  
by Limelight Networks [06.23.15]
PC and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games will account for over 30 percent of the world's $100 billion-plus game revenues by 2017. Gain more crucial market insights in a free webinar.
Sponsored Article