Epic Awards $75k in Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has announced a new round of Unreal Dev Grants recipients, with awards totally $75,000. This batch comprises teams spread across Europe — two of which are demonstrating ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Expands ‘Rickstaverse’

Rick and Morty Rickstaverse — the first videogame built on Instagram — has a new expansion pack. So, there goes your afternoon! Adult Swim proudly presents “Interdimensional ... Continue Reading →

Disney Scraps Infinity Console Business

Disney is stepping away from the video game publishing arena, deciding to shutter its Disney Infinity console business and taking a $147 million write off in its second fiscal quarter ... Continue Reading →

Phil Tippett & HappyGiant Launch AR Game Kickstarter

Two-time Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor and director Phil Tippett  — whose credits include the original Star Wars films and The Force Awakens, Jurassic Park, ... Continue Reading →

Ultra Cute Sci-Fi Quest ‘Love You to Bits’ Debuts on iOS

A new point-and-click, puzzle-filled sci-fi adventure game has just come out for iOS devices, complete with neat animated storytelling and eye candy visuals. Love You to Bits follows ... Continue Reading →

JumpStart Adds Second ‘Dragons’ Expansion

Learning-based gaming company JumpStart announces a second expansion pack for its popular massively multiplayer online game School of Dragons title, with “Battle for the Edge” launching ... Continue Reading →

‘Gravity Falls’ Game Set for 3DS

Ubisoft and Disney Interactive will be launching a new action-adventure platformer Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets exclusively for Nintendo 3DS handheld systems on October ... Continue Reading →

E3 2015: The Excitement is Back!

Long ago, in ancient history (about 2005), E3 was the hottest show of the year, with more than 70,000 attendees, giant industry “islands” and lots of buzz and press coverage. Sometime ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim, WEVR Launch ‘Virtual Brainload’

Adult Swim is reaching beyond the small screen by offering fans an immersive, bodiless journey of the mind in its first-ever virtual reality experience, The Virtual Brainload. Developed ... Continue Reading →

Making Money from Free Games, Part 3

This is the third in a series of articles on a hot topic for game animators and designers at the recent GDC: How to make money from free-to-play games with perception pricing, the psychology ... Continue Reading →