Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 23, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Video Game Deep Cuts: Sayonara, Switch Lite, Wild Herds  
by Simon Carless [09.20.19]
This week's highlights include the gorgeous Sayonara Wild Hearts & the launch of the Switch Lite, as well as a doc on the making of Them's Fighting Herds, Borderlands 3, and lots, lots more.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

Share your hard-won expertise at the GDC 2020 Art Direction Summit!  
by Staff [09.20.19]
You've still got more than a week to submit, but hurry: submissions close Monday, September 30th at 11:59 pm Pacific Time!
Art, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Mobile AR game Dragon Quest Walk passes 5 million downloads in Japan  
by Alissa McAloon [09.19.19]
The Japan-exclusive mobile game has surpassed 5 million downloads in its first week out.
Smartphone/Tablet

Don't delay: Pitch a talk for GDC 2020's Production Essentials Summit!  
by Staff [09.19.19]
If you're an expert in game production and want to share what you know with your peers, consider submitting a talk to the Production Essentials Summit for GDC 2020 next March!
Production, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Yves Maitre appointed CEO of HTC as Cher Wang steps down  
by Alissa McAloon [09.18.19]
HTC CEO Cher Wang has stepped down as CEO of HTC Vive-maker HTC, though she will remain in her role as chairwoman of the HTC board following her departure.

Top AR/VR companies sign on to sponsor XRDC in San Francisco  
by Staff [09.18.19]
Meet with representatives of Viveport, Elara Systems, and more sponsors of XRDC when it kicks off in San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion next month!
Business/Marketing

Come to XRDC and see how augmented reality is reshaping how we shop!  
by Staff [09.17.19]
Over 2M people have used Houzz's new AR 'View in My Room 3D' tool when buying products from the company, and at XRDC in San Francisco next month you'll get the lowdown on how and why it works!
Business/Marketing

Don't delay: Pitch your best AR/VR talks for VRDC at GDC 2020!  
by Staff [09.17.19]
Hey game makers, quick reminder today that organizers of the 2020 Game Developers Conference are still accepting VRDC talk submissions -- but only until Monday, September 30th at 11:59 pm Pacific!
Audio, Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Art, GDC



Video Game Deep Cuts: Sayonara, Switch Lite, Wild Herds  
by Simon Carless [09.20.19]
This week's highlights include the gorgeous Sayonara Wild Hearts & the launch of the Switch Lite, as well as a doc on the making of Them's Fighting Herds, Borderlands 3, and lots, lots more.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

Kliuless #50: Platform Updates  
by Kenneth Liu [09.20.19]
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I publish broadly. Opinions are mine.
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Serious Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

PixelCast 1  
by Jeremy Alessi [09.20.19]
The first ever PixelFest Podcast (PixelCast). In this first episode, Jeremy rushes headlong into the unknown and runs the gamut from Pilotwings to the Oculus Quest. Listen along and always keep Growing through Love of Games! Original release 9/4/2019
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Serious Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

What Client-to-Cloud REALLY Means 1
by Neil Schneider [09.19.19]
Using cloud gaming as a backdrop, Neil Schneider discusses the double entendre of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution and what the ramifications are for the next era of computing and its related ecosystems.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Social/Online VR

How To Write A Kickass Game Description  
by Damien Yoccoz [09.16.19]
Article outline 1 — Anatomy of a great game description (DOs) 2 — Game description mistakes (DON’Ts) 3 — Tips for creative writing
Business/Marketing Production Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR


University of Exeter — Exeter, England, United Kingdom
[09.20.19]
Serious Games Developer


Disbelief — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[09.18.19]
Senior Programmer, Chicago
Senior Programmer

Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[09.16.19]
Senior Programmer, Cambridge, MA
Senior Programmer