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Posted by Simon Carless on 05/10/19 06:16:00 pm in Smartphone/Tablet
This week's roundup includes a look at the odd & striking Yuppie Psycho, an exploration of why Thomas The Tank Engine keeps getting modded into so many games, plus looks at Mordhau, God Of War's creation, Sable, Vader Immortal and a whole host of others.

Posted by Henry Fong on 05/07/19 10:30:00 am in Smartphone/Tablet
New Chinese regulations put restrictions on how loot boxes can be monetized. Put simply, the more revenue you drive from selling loot boxes to your players, the more you will be affected. Learn more about how and what to do instead in this blog.

Posted by Kenneth Liu on 05/06/19 10:51:00 am in Smartphone/Tablet
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share broadly within Riot. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.

Posted by Mateusz Piaskiewicz on 05/03/19 12:29:00 pm in Smartphone/Tablet
I recently recorded a podcast about one of the core design principles I use every day - the familiarity principle. You can watch the video and also go through my notes.

Posted by Simon Carless on 04/29/19 01:13:00 pm in Smartphone/Tablet
This week's roundup includes a look at Days Gone from multiple perspectives, a unique story of an Atari arcade game 'leaked' in an odd way, Fortnite's unpalatable developer crunch, parallax in games, Mortal Kombat 11's grindy glories, & lots more.

Posted by James Vaughan on 04/29/19 12:47:00 pm in Smartphone/Tablet
I’m the creator of Plague Inc. (and Rebel Inc.) Here is some data from the first few years of selling Plague Inc: The Board Game, the physical adaptation of the digital game, in case it helps future designers inform their decisions.

Posted by Ben Weber on 04/26/19 12:47:00 am in Smartphone/Tablet
Automating predictive modeling across dozens of Zynga games with PySpark.

Posted by Kenneth Liu on 04/22/19 09:50:00 am in Smartphone/Tablet
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share broadly within Riot. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.

Posted by Simon Carless on 04/21/19 10:18:00 pm in Smartphone/Tablet
This week's roundup includes a classic postmortem of Sega's seminal Panzer Dragoon series, impressions of the eagerly awaited Heaven's Vault, as well as secret MMO servers, homebrew Game Boy Games, the return of D&D, and much more besides.

Posted by Winifred Phillips on 04/17/19 10:32:00 am in Smartphone/Tablet
On April 6th, composer Winifred Phillips delivered the 1st game music composition lecture ever given at the Library of Congress, as part of their first-ever video game music event. This article includes a partial transcript of the lecture's Q&A session.