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Video: Recreating a classic era in automotive history in Mafia III

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4444

In this 2017 GDC talk, Audio director of Hangar 13 Matt Bauer shares the detailed process the studio took to deliver authentic vehicle audio in Mafia III. ...


Spyro Reignited Trilogy now features subtitles in cutscenes

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4436

Publisher Activision faced no small amount of public outcry over the game†™s lack of subtitled cutscenes (and its subpar statement on the omission) late last year.  ...


Video: Overcoming network latency in Mortal Kombat & Injustice 2

Gamasutra - March 11, 2019 4333

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


Respawn has banned 355,000 in 'ongoing war' against Apex Legends cheaters

Gamasutra - March 11, 2019 4315

"Easy Anti-Cheat works but the fight against cheaters is an ongoing war that we†™ll need to continue to adapt to and be very vigilant about fighting." ...


Devil May Cry 5 deluxe edition will let players experience the game like a low-budget movie

Gamasutra - March 05, 2019 3989

It's an interesting feature that should let players see how key scenes took shape and evolved during development, while also letting them pretend they're watching a low-budget Devil May Cry movie. ...


Don't Miss: Between a rock and a 'Harada' place: The massive Tekken interview

Gamasutra - March 01, 2019 3778

Bandai Namco game director Katsuhiro Harada discusses how Tekken is always arcade first, how the series made preparations for input lag, and how to please competitive and casual players simultaneously. ...


Video: The science of off-roading Uncharted 4's 4x4

Gamasutra - February 27, 2019 3676

In this GDC 2017 session, Naughty Dog's Edward Pereira breaks down individual physical elements that went into Uncharted 4's 4x4. ...


Resident Evil 2 remake ships 4 million copies in first month

Gamasutra - February 27, 2019 3658

If the remake can maintain its momentum, it might soon eclipse the 4.96 million sales pulled in by the 1996 original -- which is currently the fourth best-selling entry in the franchise. ...


The duo behind the Running Man challenge are suing Epic over a Fortnite dance

Gamasutra - February 26, 2019 3612

Epic Games has another lawsuit on its hands over a dance emote featured in Fortnite, this time over The Running Man. ...


Report: Early adopters of the Nintendo Switch weren't in target demographic

Gamasutra - February 15, 2019 3012

Video game research outfit EEDAR published a report earlier this week showing the results from a survey among US players to determine genre trends of 2018.  ...


Road to the IGF: Berzerk Studio's Just Shapes & Beats

Gamasutra - February 11, 2019 2786

Just Shapes & Beats is a bullet hell in a music visualizer - and dizzying dance of light, color, and song as players struggle to survive while moving and dodging to the beat. ...


Activision offers to refund some Guitar Hero Live players following GHTV shutdown

Gamasutra - February 11, 2019 2785

Activision has outlined how Guitar Hero Live players can apply for a voluntary refund, as long as they purchased the game after December 2017. ...


PUBG takes home Steam Awards 2018 Game of the Year

Gamasutra - February 08, 2019 2626

Valve's third annual Steam Awards was live-streamed earlier today, with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds taking home the award for 2018 Game of the Year.  ...


Keeping the spirit of Lionhead alive in the gorgeous 2D world of Kynseed

Gamasutra - February 05, 2019 2432

PixelCount Studios' Matt Allen explains the trials, tribulations, and lessons from developing Kynseed, an Early Access game that is packed with charm, even in its unfinished state. ...