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Come to XRDC and learn firsthand how VR is best used in education!  
by Staff [06.19.18]
Hey devs, come to XRDC in San Francisco this October to hear the results firsthand of Foundry10's studies conducted with over 3,000 adolescents using VR in educational settings.

'Gaming Disorder' officially listed in World Health Organization diagnostic doc 5
by Alissa McAloon [06.18.18]
The World Health Organization has finalized the draft for the 11th International Compendium of Diseases (ICD) revision, including a disorder involving video game addiction within its pages.

New XRDC Healthcare Report offers insight into how AR/VR/MR is shaping medicine  
by Staff [06.06.18]
This insight-laden survey of experts offers fresh insight into how AR/VR/MR is being applied in cutting-edge medical efforts like drug discovery and therapy. Download your copy for free!

Ex-Microsoft exec J Allard speaks to the game industry's inherent burnout problem  
by Alex Wawro [06.01.18]
"Staff will often sacrifice much more than should be required of them," ex-Xbox exec J Allard told Gamasutra. "If the work/life balance isn’t healthy, they will naturally grow to resent the dynamic."
Console/PC, Serious, Indie

The great video game exodus 44
by Simon Parkin [05.31.18]
Video game developers are leaving the industry at a steady rate after 3-6 years of work. Why?
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious

Video: How inequality (both real and virtual) shapes player behavior  
by Staff [05.30.18]
At GDC 2018 game dev Julia Keren-Detar explored how inequality within game systems can change the behavior of players, and how studying these changes can help devs make better design decisions.
Business/Marketing, Design, Serious, Video, Vault

Teachers can now access an educational version of Cities: Skylines  
by Alex Wawro [05.29.18]
Edugaming startup TeacherGaming has teamed up with publisher Paradox Interactive to bring an educational version of Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines city-building game to classrooms around the world.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious

Opinion: So, you want to talk about porn on Steam 11
by Katherine Cross [05.24.18]
"There is simply no cure that isn’t worse than the disease," writes Katherine Cross of Steam's attempted porn crackdown. "Valve is condemning itself to learn this age-old truism the hard way."
Business/Marketing, Serious

Data-supported videogame shrink: what we do to understand our players better  
by Artemiy Kozlov [06.22.18]
How we do community management at Pixonic: why we appreciate the angriest comments and value personal communication with everyone.
Business/Marketing Serious Social/Online

Board Game Accessibility Seminar at UKGE2018  
by Michael Heron [06.21.18]
In this seminar, Dr Michael Heron and Pauline Belford of Meeple Like Us discuss the topic of board game accessibility and why support for people with disabilities within the tabletop gaming community is important for all of us.
Business/Marketing Design Production Serious

Being a (pure evil) business developer #2 (and how to get my job?)  
by Marcin Kaleta [06.20.18]
What is it like to be a business developer in a small indie studio? (and how to get my job?)
Business/Marketing Production Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet

Think Fair Use Protects you? Think Again… 4
by Zac Rich [06.19.18]
What is Fair Use, and how are you not protected when using copyrighted assets without permission.
Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie

What Will the Effect of Instant Gratification Have on Video Games?  
by Peter Smalls [06.18.18]
How much of an impact will it have in the future after already taking over the world of micro-transactions?
Business/Marketing Serious

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