The 5 trends that defined the game industry in 2013
by Kris Graft
Gamasutra editor-in-chief Kris Graft steps back to look at the big picture in 2013. Here are the trends that shaped the year in video games.
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Video: connecting emotionally in PlayStation's Doki-Doki Universe
by GDC Staff
"I think characters actually touching each other, hugging, lifting, slapping, [and] poking is important for emotional impact," Greg Johnson explains in designing for emotional connectivity in Doki-Doki Universe.
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What players do with user generated content, and why
by Gamasutra Community
The Player-Authors Project, a study to found out what players do with user generated content and why, has concluded. Here, one of the study's authors shares the results.
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