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Microsoft's new Windows 10 Game Bar update takes cues from Nvidia, Discord

Gamasutra - April 04, 2019 4104

Microsoft is beta-testing a bunch of new features for its Game Bar overlay on Windows 10, including video capture/sharing, cross-platform chat, and new volume and performance controls. ...

EA lays off 350 staff in marketing, publishing, and operations

Gamasutra - March 26, 2019 3594

Electronic Arts has issued a statement on a sizable round of layoffs that aim to ramp "down our current presence in Japan and Russia" and refocus on "increasing quality in our games and services." ...


Retail veteran George Sherman has been named GameStop CEO

Gamasutra - March 22, 2019 3372

Sherman brings a wealth of experience to the table, having most recently served as the CEO of Victra, the largest exclusive authorized retailer for Verizon Wireless products and services. ...

Report: Sony is in 'advanced discussions' to acquire Take-Two Interactive

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 2882

Take-Two Interactive could soon see itself acquired by Sony if rumors circulating throughout investing circles prove to be true. ...


Finding the Right Training and Career Development Opportunities for Your Organization

The Scholarly Kitchen - February 28, 2019 2150

Your desk is covered with brochures about getting new skills to meet growing needs, and course offerings for continuing education credits. Your inbox is filled with notices about meetings and webinars. How do you decide which is worth your time?


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Microsoft CEO defends 'principled and democratic' HoloLens military contract

Gamasutra - February 26, 2019 2048

"We made a principled decision that we're not going to withhold technology from institutions that we have elected in democracies to protect the freedoms we enjoy." ...


Employees urge Microsoft to pull HoloLens military contract

Gamasutra - February 25, 2019 2014

Employees at Microsoft are calling for the company to cancel a multimillion dollar contract which would allow the U.S. Army to use the HoloLens during combat.  ...


Blog: The never-ending challenge of asymmetrical design

Gamasutra - February 25, 2019 1998

Asymmetrical game design can lead to some of the most unique experiences around, but it's also a never-ending challenge for designers to get even part of the way to being balanced. ...


Microsoft unveils HoloLens 2, promises greater mixed reality immersion

Gamasutra - February 25, 2019 1998

Microsoft has announced the latest iteration of its mixed reality headset, Hololens 2. ...

ESA's acting CEO stays neutral on unionization, staunchly opposes 'gaming disorder'

Gamasutra - February 21, 2019 1762

ESA's acting CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis spoke with Gamasutra on broad topics including the World Health Organization's "gaming disorder" classification, ESA's meeting with the Trump administration, and unionization in the game industry. ...


ESA's acting CEO stays neutral on unionization, opposes 'gaming disorder'

Gamasutra - February 21, 2019 1762

ESA's acting CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis spoke with Gamasutra on broad topics including the World Health Organization's "gaming disorder" classification, ESA's meeting with the Trump administration, and unionization in the game industry. ...