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Posted by Pascal Luban on 02/04/20 02:38:00 pm in Business/Marketing
The mobile gaming segment has become dominant at the expense of PCs and consoles. So why advise indie developers to be cautious about those high-growth platforms?

Here's a Performance Checklist for Unity for you that I've been writing over the years. Use it to improve your game performance and avoid funny bottlenecks. Enjoy!

Right now, my kid is a little bit obsessed with the kids book Dragons Love Tacos. I thought it might be an excellent starting point to examine why some things break out - and how you can stand out better with your game.

The latest highlights include a look at the much-awaited Kentucky Route Zero ending chapter, the debuts of games including Journey To The Savage Planet and SpellTower+, and the upcoming game dev-themed TV show from the 'Always Sunny' crew.

Posted by Louise Shorthouse on 01/31/20 10:24:00 am in Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet
2019 saw the major Chinese companies truly establish themselves as competitors in the global market. According to Priori Data, Tencent saw international mobile games market growth of 278% in 2019, out-performing domestic rival NetEase.

In episode 22 Jeremy sits down with one of the East Coast's most iconic indie game developers, founder of Philosoplay, and PixelFest 2016 panelist... drumroll... Tony Powell!

Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I publish broadly. Opinions are mine.

Upset at Unity's greedy behaviour? Stop this engine from stealing your memory on disabled game objects. You can do this with Unity: Save Memory now.

Posted by Simon Carless on 01/27/20 04:10:00 pm in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
Following my other recent pieces, I have a whole bunch of follow-ups and interesting links for this article which help define the state of game discoverability in January 2020.

The latest highlights include a look at new titles including Doom Eternal, Temtem & The Touryst, as well as pieces about Destiny historians, comedy in games, the state of video games in China, & plenty more besides.