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  Xbox reveals Starfield, Redfall at E3 press conference
image Microsoft and Bethesda announced a slew of games in their joint E3 press conference---including a number of Bethesda games that will be Xbox exclusives like Starfield and Redfall.
1 Ubisoft debuts its open-world Avatar game, other titles, at Ubisoft Forward
image Ubisoft showd off its open-world game based on James Cameron's Avatar as well as a number of other new titles at its 2021 Ubisoft Forward press conference.
1 Exploring childhood boredom and curiosity in Rainy Season
image "I was burnt out from school when I started working on Rainy Season. Feeling that my passion for art was slipping away, I was struggling with workaholic symptoms and was obsessed with being productive."
  Netflix announces Blood Dragon, Splinter Cell animated shows
image Two Ubisoft properties are being adapted into Netflix animated series: Far Cry: Blood Dragon and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.
  Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has clocked 20 million players
image Respawn Entertainment says over 20 million players have played Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order across different platforms.
  Delisting Cyberpunk was 'in the interest of the PlayStation community'
image PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan defended the company’s move to delist Cyberpunk 2077 in an interview with Axios.
  Hypercasual publisher Voodoo acquires marketing company Bidshake
image Hypercasual mobile game publisher Voodoo has acquired cross-channel marketing automation platform Bidshake for an undisclosed fee.
  Turkish mobile dev Hungri Games nets $1.1 million to open UK studio
image Turkish mobile developer Hungri Games has raised $1.1 million to expand its game catalog and open a new UK studio.
  Bethesda to scrap Fallout 76 battle royale mode 'Nuclear Winter' as players lose interest
image Bethesda will scrap Fallout 76's battle royale mode 'Nuclear Winter' later this year due to dwindling player interest.
  Scavengers reinstates co-founders after investigation into harassment, toxicity
image Scavengers Studio has reinstated CEO Amelie Lamarche and former creative director Simon Darveau following the outcome of an investigation into allegations of harassment and toxicity at the studio.
  Little Orpheus, Genshin Impact and more celebrated at 2021 Apple Design Awards
image A number of video games have been celebrated at the 2021 Apple Design Awards, which honor excellence in innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design.
1 Don't Miss: Making the colorful music wheel of Wandersong
image Wandersong's Greg Lobanov digs into the game's intriguing color wheel of song, why he crafted an aesthetic around a 'rainbow of sound', and how he designed puzzles solvable by singing.
  Get a job: Treyarch is hiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer
image Treyarch, the studio behind the best-selling Call of Duty – Black Ops franchise is seeking a passionate Senior Test Automation Engineer to help us take our cutting-edge games to the next level.
  Analysis: Microsoft's future vision sees premium gaming on every screen
image Omdia analysts George Jijiashvili and Matthew Bailey summarize Microsoft's latest news about Game Pass and cloud gaming, while highlighting their key takeaways.
  Ex-Treyarch devs debut new Sony-partnered studio Deviation Games
image Treyarch veterans Dave Anthony and Jason Blundell have announced the creation of Deviation Games, a new studio making a new game with Sony Interactive Entertainment.
  Koch Media debuts new publishing arm: Prime Matter
image The Matryoshka doll of game publishers under Embracer Group adds a new member: Prime Matter.
  CD Projekt says employee data may have leaked in February breach
image CD Projekt has shared more details about the cyber attack on the studio that took place back in February.
  Here's what debuted at Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest kickoff
image Here's a brief rundown of all the new titles that debuted at Geoff Keighley's Summer Games Fest kickoff, including Elden Ring. Chet FaliszekChet Faliszek
  Video: Dive into Marvel's Spider-Man procedural lighting tools
image In this 2019 GDC session, Insomniac Games' Xray Halperin presents how procedural systems assisted the lighting team on Marvel's Spider-Man.
  Data dive: anatomy of a Steam game launch
image We're looking at the launch of winemaking sim Hundred Days, with real Steam numbers, alongside a whole bunch of other trends in and around game discovery.
2 Hackers nab source code for Frostbite, FIFA, and other EA tech
image EA has confirmed that hackers have managed to obtain source code for FIFA and the Frostbite Engine after a recent data breach.
  Enjoy musical performances from these remarkable artists during GDC 2021
image Live concerts are returning to GDC 2021! You can see MEga Ran, Mariachi Entertainment System, and Matt TheBanjoPlayer at this year's show.
  Microsoft CEO says the company is 'all-in on gaming' and wants to democratize play
image Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has explained the company as a whole is "all-in on gaming" during an interview with Xbox chief Phil Spencer.
  Blog: An interactive choose-your-own debugging story
image The tricky thing with writing about debugging is that it's such a hands-on experience. So, I decided to try something else: a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure about debugging in The Machinery.
  Early access colony sim Going Medieval sells 175,000 copies in one week
image Early access colony simulator Going Medieval has sold over 175,000 copies over in one week.

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  Game Studios Should Option The Rights to Game Design Documents
by Ryan Sumo
The games industry should take a cue from the film industry and start optioning game design...
  Microsoft's future vision sees premium gaming on every screen
by George Jijiashvili
Omdia analysts George Jijiashvili and Matthew Bailey summarize Microsoft's latest news about Game...
  Data dive: anatomy of a Steam game launch
by Simon Carless
We're looking at the launch of winemaking sim Hundred Days, with real Steam numbers, alongside a...
3 Why The Science of Game Design Matters
by Josh Bycer
Today's post is a wake-up call for the industry when it comes to understanding the basic rules and...
  A Debugging Story
by Niklas Gray
An interactive choose-your-own-debugging-adventure

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How I Made My First Unity Game In Six Months
image Louise McLennan describes the process of creating her first Unity game Riot Squid over a period of six months as a solo developer.
Optimizing Human: Fall Flat For Mobile Devices
image Peter de Jong details the unexpected performance issues he encountered when porting the physics-based platformer Human Fall Flat to mobile devices.
How To Improve The 'About' Section On Your Game's Store Page
image Joe Henson presents a series of tips for simplifying and optimizing your game's online store page to make it more appealing to potential customers.
Ozone Music & Sound
Ozone Music & Sound Game Developers from Austin, London, Sydney and around the world, some of the most successful Movie Studios in Hollywood, Advertising Agencies in Detroit, Chicago, New York, and L.A., and Recording Artists, trust their Creative Audio to Ozone Music & Soun
Twisted Hand Studio.,Ltd
Twisted Hand Studio.,Ltd We are a 40-people game art production studio based in China, we've been serving the global game dev industry for more than 10 years, providing 2D Concepts, Illustrations, UI graphics, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation (Key-frame & Spine).
Streamline Media Group
Streamline Media Group Streamline Media Group is more than just video games. We're a global technology and entertainment company with a drive to create and collaborate. We build the bridge between Entertainment, Technology and Production.
ADIA Adia Digital Art is one of China's biggest digital art production companies, and one of the main go-to outsource solutions in Asia for game developers world-wide.
DIGITAL SHOCK INC. We are a team of dedicated professionals that have 20+ years in the outsource gaming industry. We specialize in 3D artwork, and we have worked on titles such as Age of Empires, Superman, Lord of the Rings, and Lego (among many others).
Renderer Game Studios
Renderer Game Studios We provide high-quality AAA Video Game Art Assets and Animation service at low rate!

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