Latest Blogs
spacer View All     Post     RSS spacer
April 24, 2014
The Power of Showing Your Work [2]
PR monitoring - March 2014 [1]
iOS vs. Google Play Sales, Early 2014 Edition [3]
Designing "The Mating Game" in Hero Generations
Gamification Design vs Game Design [6]
Latest Jobs
spacer View All     Post a Job     RSS spacer
April 24, 2014
Gameplay Programmer
Generalist Tech Programmer
Mobile Programmer
Senior Tools Programmer
SG North
Director of Live Production
Turbine Inc.
Director, Analytics Platform Development
spacer Editor-In-Chief:
Kris Graft
Blog Director:
Christian Nutt
Senior Contributing Editor:
Brandon Sheffield
News Editors:
Mike Rose, Kris Ligman
Leigh Alexander, Chris Morris
Jennifer Sulik
Gina Gross
Gillian Crowley
Contact Gamasutra
Report a Problem
Submit News
Comment Guidelines
Blogging Guidelines
spacer If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM TechWeb sites:

Game Career Guide (for student game developers.)

Indie Games (for independent game players/developers.)
Press Releases

  King of Speed is live
  Share on Twitter Share on Facebook RSS

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

King of Speed is our way of determining who is the fastest character in the SpeedRunners universe. We will track wins of every character and aggregate them. On January 1st, the character who wins will get crowned King of Speed. 

There is absolutely no ARG going and no hidden content to uncover. 

Introducing SpeedRunners ORIGINS

It's a up to 2 hour single player campaign that takes runners through New Rush City to discover the origins of SpeedRunner. It helps players learn the game, has challenges and leaderboards. It might also seem very similar to the XBLIG version's single player campaign, because it is. We decided to reinclude this mode, allowing players to learn the game in a single player setting. 

Update log:

  • Added King of Speed Tournament
  • Did not create hidden content 
  • Added taunts (press D-Pad UP or V) 
  • Improvements to Prototype and other levels 
  • Bot behavior tweaked
  • Did not add any ARG  
  • Added different colored characters, you can now play as a Pink Cosmonaut
  • Added Single player mode aka ORIGINS 
  • Included new crowdsourced loading screens
Steam Announcement Link  
UBM Tech