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Report: Disney plans to sell Marvel Strike Force dev FoxNext Games
Disney reportedly plans to sell FoxNext Games, the development studio it acquired less than a year ago as part of its $52.4 billion acquisition of many 21st Century Fox assets.
09.10.19 | News | Alissa McAloon |  
PlayStation's former portfolio strategy head is now tackling game licensing at Disney
Disney has tapped John Drake as its vice president of business development and licensing for games.
07.14.19 | News | Alissa McAloon |  
Sweeney commits to human moderators & quality filters for Epic's Games Store
"So we're not going to see asset flips," the Epic founder told Gamasutra at GDC this week. "And we're going to explicitly say no to porn games or other intentionally controversial games."
03.21.19 | News | Alex Wawro | 24 Number of Comments 
Marvel Strike Force dev FoxNext Games opens up indie dev fund
The fund aims to fuel indie devs focused on innovation, experimentation, and "a certain amount of creative risk."
02.06.19 | News | Alissa McAloon |  
Come see this fantastic lineup of films at the 2019 GDC Film Festival!
Across the three days a wide range of documentaries and other filmed material based around the video game medium will be screened, some for the very first time -- so don't miss it!
01.22.19 | News | Staff |  
Opinion: It's 'Store Wars' in the 21st century
In this opinion piece, SuperData Research founder Joost van Dreunen examines the new digital store rivalries between Steam, Epic and a host of others - who will reign supreme?
12.04.18 | News | Joost van Dreunen | 3 Number of Comments 
21st Century Fox sinks $100M into social streaming platform Caffeine
"We are excited to partner with Caffeine and build something special for fans in the growing live social streaming esports and gaming space."
09.04.18 | News | Chris Kerr |  
Game design portfolio-building tips from a Creative Assembly vet
In this helpful article, Creative Assembly senior designer Simon Mann describes ways to think like a designer and help build a strong game design portfolio to get yourself noticed.
04.16.18 | News | Simon Mann | 2 Number of Comments 
Opinion: Octobo wants to be your kid's best friend
Gamasutra contributor Katherine Cross checks in on the development of Octobo, a cuddly blue octopus educational toy from developer Yuting Su that's brought to life by the addition of a tablet.
03.28.18 | News | Katherine Cross |  
25 years on, devs reflect on the influence and impact of Star Fox
An original Star Fox programmer (who also coded the stretchy Mario 64 face) joins other devs influenced by his work to talk about the development and enduring legacy of Nintendo's first Super FX game.
03.22.18 | News | Jon Irwin |  
Cold Iron Studios acquired by FoxNext Games
Just one year after opening its doors, the game developer Cold Iron Studios has been picked up by FoxNext Games.
01.16.18 | News | Alissa McAloon |  
Gamasutra's Best of 2017: Katherine Cross' top 10 games
Gamasutra contributor Katherine Cross shares ten of her favorite games from 2017, and speaks to why each one meant something special.
12.20.17 | News | Katherine Cross |  
Disney acquires the bulk of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal
The agreement gives Disney 21st Century Fox's film and television businesses, as well as its 30 percent stake in Hulu.
12.13.17 | News | Alissa McAloon |  
Faithfully adapting the tabletop classic Ogre
Auroch Digital talks about the challenges of faithfully adapting Steve Jackson Games' classic 1977 tabletop title Ogre.
10.04.17 | News | Jennifer Allen |  
Experiencing a protagonist's personal hell in The Town of Light
This harrowing game, set it a real mental hospital that was closed in the 1970s, turns your stomach not with blood or gore but with a deep understanding of its protagonist's personal hell.
06.25.17 | News | Katherine Cross |  
Sony wants to inspire the next generation of coders with 'KOOV' robotics kit
The smart toolkit is designed to teach kids how to code by letting them build real-world robots using colourful KOOV blocks, sensors, and acuactors.
06.20.17 | News | Chris Kerr |  
ESA launches lawsuit against Chicago for its tax on online games
The ESA is taking aim against an amusement tax put in place by the city of Chicago that levies a 9 percent tax on streaming and subscription services that target online entertainment.
06.04.17 | News | Alissa McAloon | 3 Number of Comments 
UK games industry voices Brexit concerns in latest UKIE report
British games industry trade body UKIE has published an extensive 'State of Play' report looking into the impact of Brexit on the country's games sector, and it makes for nervous reading.
03.07.17 | News | Chris Kerr | 3 Number of Comments 
SAG-AFTRA president: Voice actor strike entering 'crucial phase'
The U.S. screen actors guild has said its strike against video game companies such as EA, Insomniac, and WB Games is now entering a "crucial phase."
01.26.17 | News | Chris Kerr | 3 Number of Comments 
Peace-builders are using game dev workshops to teach kids how to work together
"Games-based learning is ideal because of how critical narrative is to both games and to intercultural dialogue," says Ariam Mogos, founder of the Nairobi Play Project.
01.22.17 | News | Alex Wawro |  
Voice actors' union calls strike against Activision, EA, Insomniac and more
"It's time for video game employers to take our concerns seriously and negotiate a modern contract based on actor safety, industry precedent and best practices."
10.20.16 | News | Chris Kerr | 8 Number of Comments 
Link can jump in the latest Zelda. Here's why that's a big deal
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ditches one of the franchise's key design constraints, letting players jump with the press of a button. What does Nintendo's design decision mean?
06.27.16 | News | Jon Irwin | 8 Number of Comments 
Opinion: So you want to write a trans character
Gamasutra contributor Katherine Cross offers a thoughtful look at how writer Amber Scott succeeded in portraying an authentic transgender character in Beamdog's Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear.
04.07.16 | News | Katherine Cross | 29 Number of Comments 
The Spiral Dance: Ice-Bound shows that books aren't out of style
The Ice-Bound Concordance is a masterfully layered game about the significance of writing and editing that requires players to sift through an actual physical book as they play.
03.23.16 | News | Katherine Cross |  
Video: How Double Fine remastered Day of the Tentacle
Double Fine has been in the business of resurrection in recent years, and now the studio has given us a behind-the-scenes look at how it brought its 1993 classic, Day of the Tentacle, back to life.
03.22.16 | News | Chris Kerr |  

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