Indie developers Helen Carmichael and Jake Birkett from Grey Alien Games learned a lot at the recent Latvian game developers conference. Here's Helen's report from the event.
Fortnite Battle Royale is a massive phenomenon on PC and console and now also on mobile. However, I believe key factors will limit the long-term sustained growth and success of Fortnite on the mobile platform.
The 1st of a 4-part series. Video game composer Winifred Phillips shares ideas from her GDC 2018 talk, Music in Virtual Reality. Part 1: The role of music in VR, with discussion of Presence, positional audio technologies, & tips for using ambient music.
This week's highlights include an update on Capy's much-discussed Below, how Valve gets you to look up in their first-person shooters, and lots more.
Excerpt from 21 Unexpected Games to Love for the Atari VCS. Riddle of the Sphinx shows developers for the Atari reaching for complexity of design and theme, a far cry from the Pong and Tank clones the system was made for.
A big game needs a big map and Mafia 3 had them in spades! Take a look at some of the places you may have missed in the Louisiana heat of New Bordeaux.
Every year I set myself a business challenge, for this year (2018) the challenge is: cut out the dependance on other influencers (streamers/youtubers) and (game)press to talk about my game by becoming my own influencer.. of
Looking at 6 months of early access sales on itch.io for Nowhere Prophet. All the numbers and graphs you could want.
The evolution of game analytics from development telemetry to big data.
How the creation and growth of an economy as a tool for achieving your goals forms the backbone of multiplayer gameplay in Eco.