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Posted by Simon Carless on 06/22/19 11:55:00 pm in Programming
This week's roundup includes a look at breakout indie action game My Friend Pedro, a much-deserved history of the excellent Elite Beat Agents series, on Mordhau's surprisingly hot debut & classic interviews/retrospectives around Tetris & Sam and Max.

Posted by Tommy Thompson on 06/19/19 10:43:00 am in Programming
Meet Megan, Karen and Skevin: the three boss AI systems in Sea of Thieves.

Posted by Neil Schneider on 06/17/19 10:37:00 am in Programming
Google Stadia, XBOX's Project xCloud, Bethesda's Orion technology, and more are just scratching the surface of what's to come. Neil Schneider, Executive Director of TIFCA, shares his insights on where things are heading in the future computing world.

Posted by Simon Carless on 06/14/19 11:34:00 pm in Programming
This week's roundup includes all kinds of E3 neatness from Los Angeles, including discussion of Nintendo's announcements, the PC Gaming Show, Microsoft's xCloud vs Google Stadia (or not!), as well as another 10+ links that aren't about E3 at all.

Posted by Tommy Thompson on 06/12/19 10:24:00 am in Programming
Skeletons and sharks, two distinct AI systems in Sea of Thieves with their own interesting design secrets.

Posted by Niklas Gray on 06/11/19 11:18:00 am in Programming
Discusses strategies for synchronizing a data-oriented ECS with an external system that keeps state.

Posted by Simon Carless on 06/08/19 08:35:00 pm in Programming
This week's roundup includes a look at some great community events - from the fighting game scene's Combo Breaker to Japanese indie dev scene's BitSummit, as well as a peek at the first ever E3 Expo, kids apps, D&D in 2019, & lots more.

Posted by Tommy Thompson on 06/04/19 10:23:00 am in Programming
In this first of a four-part series, I explore the numerous AI systems running under the hood of Rare's online pirate adventure game and the work required to maintain the experience for players across the Sea of Thieves.

Posted by Simon Carless on 05/31/19 06:23:00 pm in Programming
This week's roundup includes a look at the intriguing triple-I (sorry!) titles Outer Wilds & Void Bastards, as well as the role of the city in games, bringing back Bubsy, insane auto-playing Mario Maker levels & more.

Posted by Henry Fong on 05/30/19 09:27:00 am in Programming
Game community management couldn’t be more crucial in today’s online gaming world. With the right tools and methodologies, you will gain an understanding of your players that can engage each segment on a higher level to help boost your game’s ROI.