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Unity valued at $13.7 billion following $1.3 billion IPO
The company closed out its IPO with $1.3 billion raised, ultimately selling 25 million shares for a higher-than-expected price of $52.
Blog: Designing a thrilling enjoyable arcade experience for VR
Game design student Vincent Trinel takes a deeper look at the design of virtual reality game, Quash
Don't Miss: The evolutionary process of building Rayman Origins
and Beyond Good & Evil
creator Michel Ancel talks about how the 2011 2D Rayman Origins
got its start and why he just can't get enthusiastic about the Mario series.
Report: Riot Games, Epic Games come under US Gov't scrutiny over Tencent ties
Bloomberg reports that the US Committee on Foreign Investment has sent letters of inquiry to both Riot Games and Epic Games due to their business ties to Tencent games.
Video: Preventing online harassment in games by studying social media's failures
In this 2020 GDC session, the ADL's Daniel Kelley discusses how online games can learn from the mistakes of traditional social media to fight hate, discrimination, harassment, and extremism.
Blog: Combating toxicity in online games
AI holds great promise in the ability to stem online toxic behavior from within games, but there are complications that can be daunting.
Sponsored Q&A: Advice from Microsoft's GDX lead for taking on next-gen's biggest challenges
In this Q&A, the head of Microsoft's Gaming Developer Experiences team runs down what game devs need to know to keep their games thriving across key platforms.
Bandai Namco acquires Unknown 9 developer Reflector Entertainment
The deal includes both the Canadian studio and its subsidiary Reflector Interactive Productions, and is expected to close in Q4 2020.
Blog: Rules for a future-proof 2D render order
This guide explains how to set up the render order of your 2D (side-scrolling) game in a future-proof way. Some of it is specific to Unity, but most tips should be helpful regardless of engine.
Rayman creator Michel Ancel leaving games industry to work on wildlife sanctuary
Renowned video game designer Michel Ancel is stepping away from the games industry after over three decades open a wild life sanctuary.
Directing The Outer Worlds' first narrative expansion The Peril on Gorgon
The Peril on Gorgon
game director Carrie Patel shares some insight on developing DLC for The Outer Worlds.
Nanobit acquired by Stillfront in $100 million deal
Stillfront has acquired the mobile developer Nanobit in a $100 million deal, though the acquisition could set Stillfront back as much as $148 million if certain sales targets are met.Â
Get a job: Join Insomniac Games as a Character Artist
This role is responsible for creating blendshapes, models, textures, and materials for characters and other key assets.
Sony sees another three to four years of life in the PlayStation 4
The folks over at PlayStation have already said that their support for the PS4 wonâ€™t end with the PS5â€™s impending launch, but now SIEâ€™s Jim Ryan has lightly expanded on that timeline.
SIE has now successfully tested thousands of PlayStation 4 games on PS5
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan says that nearly all, a whopping 99 percent, of the thousands of current-gen games it has tested are playable on PlayStation 5.
Video: Everything you wanted to know about unionizing your workplace
In this 2020 GDC Summer talk, Game Workers Unite UK & IWGB's Kevin Agwaze discusses the current state of unionization in the global games industry and the recent formation of game workers unions.
Don't Miss: Inside the development of Supergiant Games' Hades
Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin sits down to discuss the design and business decisions behind Hades
PlayStation 5 demand and miscommunication cause pre-order chaos
Consumers hoping to nab a PlayStation 5 on launch day have been left in the lurch after some retailers opened pre-orders for the console ahead of Sony's schedule.
Blog: What does cross-platform mean to you?
This post offers a diverse ecosystem perspective on what it means to build cross-platform in todayâ€™s day and age, and the challenges you must go through to make that happen
Keywords acquires development studio Heavy Iron for $13.3 million
Based in California, Heavy Iron offers a range of services including co-development, porting, and live operations, and also develops its own titles in-house.
Blog: Why 2021 will be a landmark year for cloud gaming
Boosted by the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PlayStation Now, cloud gaming will generate $4bn in consumer spending in 2021 alone.
Nintendo winds down 3DS production after almost a decade
A short post on the Nintendo UK website notes that "manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended."
Blog: Game composers and the importance of themes - Part 4
The fourth entry in a five-part series based on composer Winifred Phillips' talk at GDC 2020 in March covering the importance of themes.
First-party PlayStation 5 games priced from $49 to $69, with some also coming to PS4
The folks over at PlayStation have offered up a bit more information on their next generation plans, namely disclosing how much first-party PS5 titles will retail for.