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Catch up on GDC Summer 2020 coverage right here!  
by Staff [08.04.20]
Gamasutra is (virtually) on-site at the first-ever GDC Summer! Follow along here for news, session coverage, and other updates!
Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

GDC reveals upcoming virtual program, 2021 event lineup  
by Staff [08.12.20]
Game Developers Conference 2021 will be a hybrid physical/virtual event taking place online and at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in July next year.
Audio, GDC, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

Video: Creating Dr. Grordbort's Invaders for Magic Leap One  
by Staff [07.31.20]
In this 2019 VRDC talk Weta's James Everett discusses the process of creating the striking Dr. Grordbort's Invaders game for the Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset.
Design, Production, Video, Vault

Moss developer Polyarc raises $9 million to explore AR development  
by Chris Kerr [07.29.20]
Moss developer Polyarc has secured $9 million in Series B funding to create augmented reality experiences. 
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Get a job: Join Impulse Gear as a Art Director  
by Staff [07.27.20]
Impulse Gear is looking for an experienced Art Director with a thorough understanding of video game development and production pipelines
Art, Recruitment

Analysis: Xbox Demo Fest blasts off 1
by Simon Carless [07.27.20]
So the Xbox One’s pre-release demo event is currently running, and hopefully some of you have checked it out - here's a run-down and analysis (alongside other game discovery news.)
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Video: ILMxLab's perspective on pioneering immersive entertainment  
by Staff [07.23.20]
In this GDC 2018 Mohen Leo, David Collins, Judah Graham and Camille Cellucci discuss the future of immersive entertainment, including in-home and location-based experiences being developed at ILMxLAB.
Console/PC, Video, Vault

Landing venture funding with LVP's David Gardner - GDC Podcast ep. 11  
by Kris Graft [07.23.20]
On GDC Podcast episode 11, longtime game industry pro David Gardner of London Venture Partners joins Gamasutra's Kris Graft and Alissa McAloon to tell us what he and his team look for when investing capital.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC, Podcast



Pandemic Impacts: How are you feeling today?  
by Andre Faure [08.12.20]
I’m feeling so-so. Yesterday was better than today, and I have no idea how I’m going to feel tomorrow. I’m self-quarantined for almost 6 months, since March 17th. I have the privilege, like many of us in the games industry, to function 100% at home.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Serious Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

Oops... Are Your Unity Sprites Too Tight? 2
by Ruben Torres Bonet [08.11.20]
Should you choose tight-fit or full-rect for your sprites in Unity? In this post, you will learn the difference between these two mesh types. And when to use each.
Programming Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Why are you making your game's store page unattractive? 4
by Simon Carless [08.10.20]
There’s been a lot of discussion on best practices for your video game store page (whether that be console, PC, or even mobile.) And yes, it’s quite important. Here's the big things you should be doing.
Business/Marketing Design Production Art Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Game Dev Digest Issue #56 - Level Design, UI, VFX and more  
by Mike Marrone [08.10.20]
Game Dev Digest Issue #56 - Level Design, UI, VFX and more. The latest from the free weekly Unity3d/gamedev newsletter.
Design Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet VR

Do Video Games Make You A Better Or Worse Driver?  
by Jori Hamilton [08.04.20]
Realistic racing simulators. Faster reaction times. Shouldn't those that play video games, especially racing games, be better drivers? The answer goes deeper than just a simple yes or no. While there are benefits, there are also some drawbacks as well.
Business/Marketing Design Console/PC Serious VR


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