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GDC 2018: Tools for Better Storytelling

A common mistake that game (and movie) designers make is ignoring basic storytelling elements. It bears repeating: What is the story of your game? If it’s only a series of scenes, ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: An Overview of the Show

The Game Developers Conference for 2018 set a record attendance of over 28,000 to fill up the entire Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 20 or more events going on simultaneously ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breath of the Wild,’ ‘Cuphead’ Win Big at GDC

San Francisco’s Game Developers Conference (March 19-23) this year resembled an anthill of supercharged gamers, many of them focused on rows of game stations. The prizes for best ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: VR on the Go

The longest waiting line at the Game Developers Conference was for the Oculus Go (OGO), the new VR headset which will go on sale for $199 “early” this year. The new set should increase ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: The VR Winners

There was a lot to like in Virtual Reality at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. This year’s Game Developers Choice Awards nominees for Best VR/AR Game included ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Deadpool 2’ Trailer, Sonic’s Secret Dance, an Epic Digital Human & More

PSIAF Confirms ‘Kathmandu’; Call for Entries Open The Palm Springs International Animation Festival returns to the desert this August 22-26, and submissions are now open for all ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney’s Zootopia a Triumph in Computer Animation, as Much as Filmmaking Studio hosts Glendale event to showcase technical achievements of the film, which opens today. The Strategy ... Continue Reading →
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Virtual Reality Enters a New Era

One of the major new trends at the recent Game Developers Conference was the introduction of headsets that enable gamers to enter high-resolution three-dimensional worlds that they ... Continue Reading →
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Making Money from Free Games, Part 1

One of the hottest topics at this year’s Game Developers Conference was how to earn money from free-to-play games, an increasingly important genre for both home and mobile devices. One ... Continue Reading →
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At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →