Education still a necessity next to great development tools

Education still a necessity next to great development tools

Having increased access to a high-quality game development platform is helping students make great games and land jobs, but a focus on education is still essential to ensure these up and coming developers understand the tech behind the games.

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New player types driven by the changing industry

New player types driven by the changing industry

As new types of games enter the scene, from free-to-play titles to massive, sandbox games like “Minecraft,” the different types of gamers that studios use as guidelines need to be reexamined.

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Do you need a publisher?

Do you need a publisher?

Many indie developers today are asking themselves whether they need a publisher to succeed with their game.

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Where the industry is headed, and where it’s been

Where the industry is headed, and where it's been

The video game industry is always evolving, but 2014 is bringing some incredible changes. However, as we move ahead it is also important to look at where we’ve been.

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Don’t forget the writing

Don't forget the writing

While it may seem obvious, putting a little additional focus on the writing of a game can help it seem much more polished and improve the final product overall.

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Southeast Asia markets primed for online games

Southeast Asia markets primed for online games

Developers looking for the right market for their MMO should consider Southeast Asia, a new report indicates.

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UK supports next generation of game developers

UK supports next generation of game developers

The University of London was recently awarded a slice of a £350 million grant, as part of a sponsorship program by the United Kingdom to foster creativity in the gaming industry.

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Educational games continue to grow in popularity

Educational games continue to grow in popularity

Learning can be fun, or at least that’s what many students are beginning to learn. Educational video games are continuing to grow in popularity, both those designed for education and those adapted to it, such as “Minecraft.”

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The Repopulation: Greenlight Campaign

  The new Kickstarter and Greenlight campaigns are now both launched. Both are excellent tools for gaining outside exposure and we look forward to seeing a few new eyes around here the next 4 weeks. In the next 4 weeks we will be focusing a bit more heavily on getting the word out and you will see a lot more gameplay videos out as a result of this process. We have many…

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PS4 dominates November Twitch streams

PS4 dominates November Twitch streams

Since it’s launch early in the month, the PlayStation 4′s built in live streaming dominated Twitch, according to Sony. Gamasutra recently reported that the next-generation console accounted for around 10 percent of total video game-related streams on the service for the month.

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