Pocket Mortys

Adult Swim Games Levels Up with Big Pixel Acquisition

Turner’s Adult Swim is acquiring UK-based game developer Big Pixel Studios, the shop behind the highly successful mobile game Pocket Mortys. This move is part of the network’s increased ... Continue Reading →
Disney MagicBand

Understanding Blockchain for Video Games (Part 2)

Missed Part 1? Read it here. Blockchain was a major new presence at this year’s Game Developers Conference, in booths, meetings and panels. CEOs/Founders told how they created blockchain-enabled ... Continue Reading →
Unity 2018

Unity 2018.1 Speeds Up Gorgeous Graphics and High-End Performance

Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely-used real-time 3D development platform, announced today that Unity 2018.1 is now available at https://store.unity.com. This ... Continue Reading →
Star Child

Playful, GameTrust Premiere ‘Star Child’ VR at Tribeca

Texas-based game studio Playful Corp and developer-retailer GameTrust premiered the all-new virtual reality experience Star Child at the Tribeca Film Festival’s Immersive Arcade ... Continue Reading →
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin

Double Fine Releases New ‘Psychonauts’ VR Game

Indie game development studio, Double Fine Productions launched the first-person mind-bending VR adventure game, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Double ... Continue Reading →
Sky Whale

iLLOGIKA Makes AR Enhancements to Nick Game ‘Sky Whale’

Montreal-based developer iLLOGIKA (www.illogika.com) announces the release of the new augmented reality version of Nickelodeon’s popular mobile game Sky Whale — available now ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
Night in the Woods

GDC 2018: The Best Independent Games

The 20th Annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards were one of the highlights at this year’s Game Developers Conference. Whereas it’s great to see awards handed to AAA game ... Continue Reading →
Cupcake

‘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 →
Is It Wrong to Try and Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Crunchyroll Launches Its First Game with Sumitomo and GREE

One of the top anime destinations is stepping into a new world with the launch of the first Crunchyroll Game, Memoria Freese, co-produced with Sumitomo and GREE in Japan. Alternately ... Continue Reading →