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Building an inclusive studio culture begins with retention

Gamasutra - March 20, 2019 4831

Several developers discuss how game studios can shift their culture to be more welcoming and supportive of underrepresented employees. ...


Watch Google's highly anticipated GDC 2019 keynote right here

Gamasutra - March 19, 2019 4762

Google has been teasing a massive game-related announcement all week, and the big reveal is taking place in a matter of minutes at GDC 2019. Watch it live right here. ...


Unity partnering with Tencent to help its devs make waves in China

Gamasutra - March 19, 2019 4761

Unity has partnered with Tencent to support Tencent Cloud, and hopes the move will give its developers a better shot at penetrating the lucrative Chinese games market. ...


Designing AI to do anything a spider can in Marvel's Spider-Man

Gamasutra - March 18, 2019 4724

Marvel's Spider-Man led to a good deal of AI problems (and interesting solutions!), something lead gameplay programmer Adam Noonchester dove into during an AI Postmortem on the game. ...


Take a look at the making (and marketing) of Dawn of Man

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4438

Learn more about how Dawn of Man was built and marketed from one of the lead developers at Madrugo Works. ...


Come to GDC 2019 and get expert advice on growing your game dev career

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4437

There's a smorgasbord of great career-building opportunities available to you at GDC 2019, including the popular Game Career Seminar and the Career Development Stage! ...


Video: Overcoming network latency in Mortal Kombat & Injustice 2

Gamasutra - March 11, 2019 4336

In this 2018 GDC talk, NetherReal Studios Michael Stallone describes the drastic engine changes and optimizations of Mortal Kombat XL and Injustice 2. ...


King shares lessons learned mapping the mobile game market at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - March 08, 2019 4164

Candy Crush maker King is coming to GDC 2019 to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what the company has learned from mapping what sorts of games its audience likes to play. ...


Get legal experts' perspective on how the law is impacting game dev at GDC!

Gamasutra - March 05, 2019 3993

A panel of legal experts will take to the stage at GDC 2019 to discuss top legal developments in games, from Fortnite dances to Nintendo's stance on ROMS! ...


Shut Up & Sit Down returns to GDC 2019 with great board games to play!

Gamasutra - March 04, 2019 3942

From Richard Garfield's 'unique deck' card game KeyForge to Alderac's intriguing Space Base, here's what you can expect to play when you visit the Shut Up & Sit Down board game lounge at GDC 2019! ...


Top creators share real talk about making very personal games at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - March 04, 2019 3938

At GDC 2019 some of the most interesting game makers working today will discuss why they create very personal games, and share practical advice about designing games that speak to deeper issues. ...


Come to GDC and see how Blizzard fights toxic player behavior with machine learning

Gamasutra - February 27, 2019 3670

Come to GDC next month for a behind-the-scenes look at how Blizzard has applied machine learning to combating toxic behavior -- and why that's had a meaningful impact on the company's business! ...


Wizards of the Coast shares community-building tips at GDC 2019!

Gamasutra - February 18, 2019 3169

Come to GDC 2019 and learn how to more effectively build communities for your games and market your brand on a variety of platforms, direct from the Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons people! ...


Attend GDC and get Swery's perspective on designing The Missing!

Gamasutra - February 14, 2019 2948

Game designer Hidetaka "SWERY" Suehiro  is coming to GDC 2019 next month discuss the design of his 2018 puzzle-platformer The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories! ...


Attend GDC and check out a thought experiment using auto-generated games

Gamasutra - February 11, 2019 2783

Indie devs Alex Schwartz & Ziba Scott will take the stage at GDC 2019 to tell you what happened after they flooded the market with over 1,500 auto-generated slot machine games. Turns out, a lot! ...


Master the nuances that make a mobile F2P game story great at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - February 07, 2019 2563

Come to GDC 2019 and enjoy an earnest look at the little tricks and narrative nuances that make stories sing -- even if players only engage with your game for a few minutes at a time! ...


You should put your name on your game! Find out why at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - January 30, 2019 2123

Most artists sign their work, so why don't most game developers? Enjoy a thoughtful dive into this surprisingly tricky topic at GDC 2019 this March, courtesy of indie devs Zach Gage and Bennett Foddy! ...


Learn Slay the Spire's metrics-driven approach to game balancing at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - January 29, 2019 2073

Attend GDC 2019 in March to learn, firsthand, how the Mega Crit team found success with a metric-driven focus early in development, and throughout the Early Access process! ...


GDC State of the Industry: Nearly half of devs say they're most interested in the Switch

Gamasutra - January 29, 2019 2071

The latest GDC State of the Industry report reveals a lot about how devs are making and selling games, including the fact that nearly 25% say their games sell best on Switch versus other platforms. ...


Nearly 50% of devs support unionization, per new GDC State of the Industry report

Gamasutra - January 24, 2019 1793

The results of the latest GDC State of the Industry survey are out, offering unparalleled insight into how game makers feel about unionization, the state of Steam, crunch time, and more! ...


GDC 2019 State of the Industry: Nearly 50% of devs support unionization

Gamasutra - January 24, 2019 1793

The results of the latest GDC State of the Industry survey are out, offering unparalleled insight into how game makers feel about unionization, the state of Steam, crunch time, and more! ...


Strap in for a Panzer Dragoon Classic Game Postmortem at GDC 2019!

Gamasutra - January 23, 2019 1738

This is a special Classic Game Postmortem because you get 2 speakers and not 1 but 3 Saturn games discussed in-depth: the original Panzer Dragoon, Panzer Dragoon Zwei and RPG Panzer Dragoon Saga. ...


GDC 2019 will host a Classic Game Postmortem of Paperboy!

Gamasutra - January 16, 2019 1353

Veteran game dev John Salwitz, who's worked on everything from Rampart to Klax to Medal of Honor, will be at GDC 2019 in San Francisco the deliver a Classic Game Postmortem of Atari's arcade hit Paperboy!  ...


Learn new ways of helping communities discover your game at GDC 2019!

Gamasutra - January 15, 2019 1304

Notably, Poly Bridge dev Patrick Corrieri will be at GDC 2019 to present "Community Driven Discoverability for Indies," a session of strategies for increasing the discoverability of your games! ...