Blog Archive

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Video: How the Duolingo team balances profits and ethical design

Duolingo's Karin Tsai explains how Duolingo balances its mission to educate and entertain players while still turning a profit without compromising the team's core ethical values. ...



Get a job: Join Sony PlayStation as a Lead FX Artist

We are seeking a Lead FX Artist who will collaborate with the Art Director, VFX Supervisor, and FX team to create consistent, high quality, and performant in-game and cinematic visual FX. ...



Don't Miss: Ray Muzyka's Baldur's Gate II postmortem

In honor of BioWare's much-beloved RPG, check out Ray Muzyka's in-depth postmortem from a 2001 issue of Game Developer magazine. ...



Epic is offering $10 coupons to Rocket League players that use the Epic Games Store

Epic Games has promised a $10 Epic Games Store credit to players that redeem a copy of the now free-to-play Rocket League via its storefront. ...



Frictional Games' Amnesia: The Dark Descent, A Machine for Pigs are now open source

Frictional Games has given fellow devs and modders the go-ahead to explore what makes both iconic horror games tick. ...



Spellbreak hits 5 million players in under three weeks

Magically infused battle royale title Spellbreak has topped 5 million players in under three weeks. ...



Blog: How to better represent older characters in your game

A large segment of the game industry is currently over 50, but 50+ year old characters in games are typically limited to four common tropes. This post discusses these tropes and how to move past them. ...



Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime forms new game company Dreamhaven

Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime has established a new game company called Dreamhaven to develop and publish original games.  ...



Q& A: Why Apex Legends players are so in love with Skull Town

Respawn Games design director Jason McCord discusses why Apex Legends players were so excited to return to Skull Town after months away. ...



ZeniMax Media won't be the last of Microsoft's game dev acquisitions

"We will always look to grow inorganically where it makes sense." ...



Core dev Manticore Games raises $15 million, thanks in part to Epic Games

Manticore Games, the studio behind the create-a-game platform Core, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by none other than Fortnite and Unreal Engine developer Epic Games. ...



Video: How Pendragon went from side project to full Arthurian adventure

Watch Pendragon designers Jon Ingold and Tom Kail discuss the development of the studio's new strategy Arthurian adventure. ...



Get a job: Join Airship Syndicate as a Design Scripter

Airship is looking for a motivated designer with technical chops to help implement gameplay in Ruined King: A League of Legends Story! ...



Don't Miss: How Supergiant Games adds new deities to Hades' pantheon

Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin sits down to discuss the design and business decisions behind Hades. ...



Video: How company leaders can tackle systemic inequality in the game industry

In this 2020 GDC Summer session, Niantic's Trinidad Hermida looks at how company leaders can tackle the problem of systemic inequality in the video game industry. ...



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