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Designing highly replayable stealth levels for Payday 2

Gamasutra - May 25, 2018 4905

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Blog: Producing tangibly minatory creatures in games

Gamasutra - May 23, 2018 4823

Monsters make for daunting foes whose demeanor stands out from standard baddies, but there's more to a creature than just the level of fear they elicit. ...

Capcom bringing Resident Evil 7 to Switch with experimental pricing

Gamasutra - May 21, 2018 4702

Capcom will experiment with a new streaming and pricing model when it brings Resident Evil 7 to Nintendo Switch in Japan.  ...


Tencent acquires majority stake in Path of Exile dev Grinding Gear

Gamasutra - May 21, 2018 4698

The move was announced in an FAQ on the Path of Exile forums, where Grinding Gear FAQ reassured fans it will remain an independent company following the deal.  ...

Rovio reports decreased revenue despite strong sales of Angry Birds 2

Gamasutra - May 17, 2018 4494

Rovio Entertainment, the studio behind Angry Birds, released its financial report earlier today. ...


Rovio sees profits rise amid strong revenues from Angry Birds 2

Gamasutra - May 17, 2018 4494

Rovio Entertainment, the studio behind Angry Birds, released its financial report earlier today. ...


Blog: 2D vs. 3D when composing game music for VR

Gamasutra - May 16, 2018 4427

Game composer Winifred Phillips shares ideas from her GDC 2018 talk, and explores the role spatial delivery can play in music implementation in a virtual reality environment. ...


Asian Americans increasingly on the white side of the class divide, rate the economy accordingly

Black Youth Project - May 15, 2018 4382

The GenForward report has published its latest, bimonthly survey, “Political Polarization and Trust among Millennials”, compiling key findings in the views of ethnically and racially diverse adults. Key findings show that majorities of white and Asian American millennials gave a respective 64% and 57% approval rating on the government’s performance of strengthening the economy. However, […]


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SteamVR adopts controller configuration options

Gamasutra - May 15, 2018 4378

The change, currently in beta, allows SteamVR users to build their own controller bindings for a wide-variety of PC comparable controllers. ...

Clearing up misconceptions around motion sickness in VR

Gamasutra - May 11, 2018 4165

VR dev Suzanne Leibrick clears up some misconceptions around motion sickness in VR through a series of informative tweets. ...

In an anti-Black capitalist society, the guilt of Black “success” is almost unavoidable

Black Youth Project - May 10, 2018 4100

I just knew that things would change for me the day I closed on my book deal. In my mind, this moment was going to be bigger than anything I had done in my 32 years of life, and I wanted to be aware and very present. I wanted to rejoice like all the viral […]


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Nintendo shuts down debut mobile app Miitomo

Gamasutra - May 10, 2018 4093

Miitomo arrived on digital shelves back in March 2016, and although the app was more of a kooky social experience than a bonafide game, it marked Nintendo's proper debut on the mobile scene.  ...