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  Q&A: Evolving the combat design of id Software's Doom Eternal
image id Software game director Hugo Martin explains the design principles that have guided the evolution of Doom Eternal's design and combat.
  GTA developer Rockstar pushes back against UK tax abuse allegations
image Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar has refuted the suggestion its abusing the UK government's Video Game Tax Relief initiative and dodging corporation tax.
  Wherever you are in your game design career, come advance it at GDC!
image Are you a game designer interested in attending GDC 2020 this March? Don't miss these opportunities to attend sessions from industry experts and learn tips and techniques relevant to your needs!
  Report: TikTok owner ByteDance planning big push into mobile games
image TikTok owner ByteDance has been quietly building an internal game division so it can break into the lucrative mobile games market.
  Blog: Is your 21st century games career what you thought it'd be?
image Video game careers aren't straightforward. There are more paths than becoming a studio employee, growing a company, or shooting for the indie dream. How do you think yours will look in the '20s?
  Tencent intends to further diversify investments outside of games
image Tencent wants to step up its investment efforts outside the world of video games, and intends to "pay more attention to smart retail and payment platforms."
1 Blog: How to keep adding content without hitting a limit
image More content would be a great fit for my game, I thought. But I paid the price for my ignorance in proper Unity Memory Management.
  Unsubtle Rainbow Six Siege DDoS dealers hit with Ubisoft lawsuit
image Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit in California against a group it claims are in the business of selling access to services which can disrupt the servers of (among other things) Rainbow Six Siege.
  Get a job: Be a Principal Writer at Deep Silver Volition
image The Champaign, Illinois studio seeks a candidate adept at writing and storytelling for AAA open-world action games, while also being able to direct, inspire, and mentor writers and other devs.
4 Don't Miss: Making Horizon Zero Dawn's Machines feel like living creatures
image Horizon Zero Dawn's Machines are clearly automatons, with their inner workings plainly visible. But they also exhibit unmistakable animal-like behavior and movements. Learn how in this classic chat!
  Video Game Deep Cuts: 2020's Most Exciting, 1983's Most Breakout Games
image The latest highlights include a look at 2020's most anticipated PC games, 1983's 'breakout' game (fine, it's a book excerpt from a 1983 tome about Breakout!), plus looks at Android: Netrunner & more.
  Video: How Bungie improved the audio workflow for Destiny: Rise of Iron
image In this 2017 GDC session, Bungie's Kareem Shuman explains how Bungie's audio QA team improved the tools and workflow to assist the content creators from day one of working on Destiny: Rise of Iron.
  GDC 2020 offers practical tips on hiring and keeping women leaders in games
image It's never been more vital for game makers to make active, sustained efforts to diversify their leadership teams, and at GDC 2020 in March you'll get the latest tips and tools to do so!
  Microsoft pledges to wipe out its carbon footprint by 2050
image Microsoft has outlined plans to not just reduce, but completely remove its carbon footprint in an attempt to combat the climate crisis.
2 Following Cyberpunk delay, CD Projekt Red expects dev team crunch
image Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has said that delaying the game until September won’t negate the need for crunch.
The top 7 reasons women quit game development
image Game development-focused feminist non-profit Pixelles highlights problem areas--and solutions--in retaining women within game development studios.
  Google expects 120 games to hit Stadia this year, including some exclusives
image Google has shared a bit of a roadmap on what features will arrive on Stadia this year, including a ballpark estimate on how many games will launch for the cloud based game platform within the next 12 months.
  Get a job: PlayStation is hiring a Digital Analytics and Monetization Manager (Esports)
image In this role, you will need to drive narrative, solve ambiguous problems, and communicate extremely effectively in order to be able to evangelize and champion Esports across PlayStation up to the Executive level.
3 Report: PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn could come to PC
image Sources speaking to Kotaku say that Horizon Zero Dawn is heading to PC later in 2020.
  Devs, submit your games now for GDC 2020's Day of the Devs showcase!
image Hey game devs, good news: Double Fine and iam8bit's popular game showcase Day of the Devs returns to GDC this year, and organizers are now accepting submissions from devs who want to participate!
  Don't Miss: Designing the stealth, economy, and encounters of Horizon Zero Dawn
image Horizon Zero Dawn designer Eric Boltjes shares some of the lessons learned making an open-world game filled with machines meant to act like living creatures.
  Video: How to talk about games with those who don't approve
image In this 2019 GDC talk educators Lindsay Grace, Mia Consalvo, Roger Altizer, and Andy Phelps provide devs with the facts they need to competently reply to those opposed to the game industry.
3 CD Projekt Red delays Cyberpunk 2077 from April to September
image The delay moves a massively anticipated game from one corner of 2020 to the other, and brings the launch closer to the end of the current console generation.
  Report: The Switch Lite topped 1 million sales in Japan in three months
image The Switch Lite surpassed 1 million sales in Japan alone during its first three months on shelves.
  Hideo Kojima will reveal his Death Stranding design philosophy at GDC 2020!
image Kojima Productions won widespread acclaim for its debut game Death Stranding, and today we're excited to announce that studio founder Hideo Kojima will be at GDC 2020 to deconstruct its design!

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Sharing Accessible Narratives Through Environmental Design
image Level designer Sukhraj Johal takes a critical look at memorable scenes from Dead Space, God of War, and other games that effectively showcase environmental storytelling.
DreamHack Atlanta Showcase Postmortem
image Victor Burgos shares his experience showcasing Neko Ghost, Jump! at DreamHack Atlanta, breaking down player stats, costs, and other key metrics.
How Audio Design Enhances Diablo 2
image In this excerpt from Stay Awhile and Listen: Book II, author David L. Craddock examines the role sound design plays in Blizzard's classic Diablo 2.
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