How Resident Evil 6 Happens25 by Christian Nutt[09.21.12]
What goes into making a game like Resident Evil 6? In this interview, executive producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, and director Eiichiro Sasaki discuss this task at length, describing how the game was developed using an entirely new production methodology for the studio.
The Media Molecule Identity3 by Christian Nutt[09.14.12]
In this extensive interview with four of its developers, Gamasutra gets to the heart of what makes Media Molecule tick -- its focus on craft, its carefully maintained studio size, and finds out how Tearaway came into focus.
Guerrilla Multiplayer Development5 by Ernest Woo[09.13.12]
What's the best way to get a networked game up and running on a smartphone? For his space battle game ErnCon, Ernest Woo investigated existing network techniques and integrated them together, coming up with a solution useful to iOS and Android developers, which he shares within.
Design, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Devil May Cry: Born Again15 by Christian Nutt[09.07.12]
What goes into reimagining a franchise with a brand new developer -- on a different continent? Gamasutra speaks to the U.S. and Japanese producers about the creation of DmC, a UK-driven take on the demon-slaying franchise.
The Metrics of Space: Tactical Level Design16 by Luke McMillan[09.04.12]
What makes good level design? PhD and educator McMillan -- who's worked with Ubisoft to create a curriculum for game design -- examines how point of view effects players, showcasing a variety of gameplay scenarios which show different tactical choices players may be confronted with.