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In this blog post I will show you how to use object pooling in Unity 2021 with this new official API so you don't have to mess with 3rd party code that breaks on every Unity upgrade.

Posted by Simon Carless on 04/26/21 09:41:00 am in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
What is Polish game publisher PlayWay and its associated studios doing to get so many titles in the top wishlists for unreleased Steam games? And what can we learn from it - both positive and negative?

Posted by Josh Bycer on 04/23/21 11:09:00 am in Design, Console/PC, Indie
2020 marked the end of another decade of the game industry, and I wanted to take the time to talk about how the last 10 years transformed indie development into a viable market for the game industry

What do you really need in your Steam trailer? What video game data tools are you not aware of, but should be? This and more game platform round-ups within...

Are game demos good? When you should leave your demo or prologue up for longer? We look at games with standout (but short!) gameplay loops for an answer.

Earlier this month, Supercell announced 3 new games based on the Clash Franchise, and they already softlaunched one of them (Clash Quest). Here are my thoughts & predictions on them, and a brief analysis after playing Clash Quest.

Posted by Chelsea Blasko on 04/16/21 10:26:00 am in Serious
This is a reflective piece from Iron Galaxy's Co-CEO Chelsea Blasko about growth and lessons learned, one year later since the start of the pandemic.

In this partial transcript of an online Q&A, video game music composer Winifred Phillips describes her process for several projects - including Spyder, Shrek the Third, Shattered State, and Assassin's Creed Liberation.

Posted by Kyle Kukshtel on 04/15/21 10:40:00 am in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Art, VR
The latest issue of the Rendered newsletter talks about Epic's acquisition of a major photogrammetry tool, Microsoft's Hololens Army Deal, and brings a brief overview of "assisted creation" techniques and tools.

TikTok - the shortform video social app which sports hundreds of millions of MAUs worldwide - can be a boon for the right type of game. We explain how within.