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Thursday, 1 October 2020

Report: Roblox readies to go public in early 2021

Roblox, the company behind the massive game creation platform of the same name, is reportedly planning to go public early next year, though the exact form that action will take is still up for debate. ...



Get a job: Insomniac Games is hiring a VFX Artist

Insomniac Games is looking for its next VFX Artist! You'll work to create special effects to work and assist in the gameplay, environment, and cinematics of the game. ...



Apex Legends brings cross-play to PS4, Xbox One, and PC next week

Cross-play presents its own complications and challenges for each game, and Apex Legends is no exception. ...



Don't Miss: Interior Mapping - rendering real rooms without geometry

Modelling interiors behind every window in a city often takes too much performance, so some games use "interior mapping", a shader trick to render geometry that isn't actually there, but still achieves sharp, perspectively correct rooms. ...



Video: Maintaining your mental health while working in games

In this 2020 GDC Summer session, Take This' Eve Crevoshay leads a wide-ranging discussion on the world of mental health and the world of video game development. ...



Blog: What to expect when you†™re expecting (a content creator)

Do you want to get in touch with content creators but aren†™t sure how? Here are a few pieces of advice to get you started. ...



Tencent grabs 'major stake' in GTFO developer 10 Chambers

Tencent has acquired a "major stake" in GTFO developer 10 Chambers, and will support the studio's long-term vision moving forward.  ...



ProbablyMonsters opens mystery studio led by former Torchlight devs

ProbablyMonsters has opened an unnamed next-gen studio led by a group of former Borderlands and Torchlight developers. ...



Has Xbox changed discoverability with its new store?

What's the new Xbox store for Xbox One - which will also roll out for Xbox Series - like? (This is a big one for the future of how people buy games on Xbox consoles.) ...



Get a job: New Moon Production is hiring a Product Manager

At New Moon Production we specialize in game development for both mobile and web. We are looking for a Product Manager to kick ass and develop awesome games. ...



Nintendo's lawsuit against Switch hack seller to land it $2 million in damages

A lawsuit levied by Nintendo against one seller of a popular hack that allows for piracy of Nintendo Switch games is moving toward conclusion, with a proposed final judgment ordering the retailer Uberchips to pay Nintendo $2 million. ...



Video: How Star Renegades borrowed the Nemesis system for a turn-based RPG

Developers Ken Soto and Peter McLaren of Massive Damage dropped by the GDC Twitch channel to discuss the making of Star Renegades. ...



Don't Miss: How Insomniac built Marvel's Spider-Man to do whatever a spider can

Insomniac Games' Ryan Smith talks to Gamasutra about the game design foundations of Marvel's Spider-Man (and how far back in Insomniac Games history they go). ...



Google's new $50 Chromecast won't support Stadia until sometime in 2021

Google has officially announced a streamlined and slightly cheaper Chromecast kit, but the $50 device doesn't support Google†™s own game streaming service Stadia at launch. ...



Steam's next digital game festival takes aim at a single genre: digital tabletop games

Valve has announced its latest digital event: a week-long celebration of digital tabletop games and the developers that make them. ...



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