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Google exploring 6DoF and other features for Daydream VR

Gamasutra - September 21, 2018 4975

The in-development features could open up augmented reality and additional tracking possibilities for the standalone VR headset. ...

XRDC speaker Q& A: Kyle Vaidyanathan on designing interactions in VR

Gamasutra - September 19, 2018 4864

XRDC panelist Kyle Vaidyanathan shares some thoughts on the future of VR in advance of next month's show. ...

Mentoring relationships as a context for service delivery: What do you think?

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - September 19, 2018 4863

FORUM: Mentoring relationships as a context for service delivery: What do you think? - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Sony applied for a patent on a simulation sickness-detecting VR headset

Gamasutra - September 19, 2018 4863

A patent application filed by Sony last year detailing a VR headset that could detect adverse reactions to virtual reality has been published for all to see. ...

The standalone YouTube Gaming app is essentially being absorbed into YouTube

Gamasutra - September 18, 2018 4813

YouTube has opted to roll features from the standalone app into its main video platform, something it hopes addresses discoverability issues that showed up in the original YouTube Gaming attempt. ...

Capcom shuts down Dead Rising developer Capcom Vancouver

Gamasutra - September 18, 2018 4807

Capcom has closed down the Vancouver-based studio behind the Dead Rising series, costing 158 developers their jobs in the process. ...

Video: Rapid prototyping for Titanfall 2's single-player mode

Gamasutra - September 17, 2018 4764

In this GDC 2018 talk, Respawn Entertainment's Christopher Dionne explains a rapid-prototyping technique that helped the studio quickly build levels in Titanfall 2's single-player mode. ...

Deus Ex director Warren Spector shares how to find personal success in the industry

Gamasutra - September 17, 2018 4762

Deus Ex director Warren Spector delivered a keynote about developer success at the Midwest Game Developers Conference, which the Wisconsin Game Alliance has uploaded to their YouTube channel. ...

XRDC speaker Q& A: Chris O'Connor and using VR in the auto biz

Gamasutra - September 14, 2018 4589

Zerolight's Chris O'Connor explains how the automotive industry is taking advantage of virtual reality technology in this Q& A for his upcoming XRDC talk. ...

Twitch appoints first-ever head of diversity and inclusion

Gamasutra - September 14, 2018 4580

The appointment comes not long after Riot Games was forced to look at its own company culture after employees past and present complained about sexism and workplace harassment.  ...

Finding the balance between too little and too much to do in Destiny 2

Gamasutra - September 13, 2018 4538

†œWe found with Destiny 2 †" and this is the case, I think, on any game †" that players don†™t want to be told when to stop playing.† ...

Blog: Designing a game without words

Gamasutra - September 13, 2018 4532

Lead artist Łukasz Sałata and chief designer Daniel Gizicki dig into the challenges of creating a game with no verbal communication. ...

Video: How writers can utilize Wikipedia in their research

Gamasutra - September 12, 2018 4489

In this GDC 2016 talk, Seasun's Chris Hepler explains how game writers can learn facts fast enough to make their game stand up to expert scrutiny and sound like an expert. ...

Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts (9/3 to 9/10/2018)

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - September 12, 2018 4472

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7 great stealth encounters in games that are worth studying

Gamasutra - September 12, 2018 4456

From The Last Of Us to Deus Ex to Hitman: Blood Money, devs share some of their favorite stealth encounters in games and explain why they're so memorable -- and so worth studying. ...

Google partners with Unity for open-source matchmaking tool Open Match

Gamasutra - September 07, 2018 4207

Google has teamed up with Unity to create an open-source, but engine agnostic, matchmaking system called Open Match. ...

Blog: Kliuless? Gaming industry ICYMI #1

Gamasutra - September 07, 2018 4203

Each week I compile an industry insights newsletter that I share with other Rioters, including senior leadership. This is the first public version, and I hope to publish it every week going forward. ...