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Original Level Drawings of Legend of Zelda

Nintendo UK uploaded a bunch of paper scans, which show the way the cult game levels were planned.<p>With modern game development, everything is going …

Drawing

The art of the tutorial: When to hold a player's hand, when to let it go

Earlier this month, my Twitter feed flared up briefly with complaints about the "hand-holdy" quality of tutorials in many modern games. It subsided …

How Crossy Road made $1 million from video ads

“The whole project was an experiment,” <i>Crossy Road</i> co-creator Andrew Sum tells me. “We had no idea how the game would perform.”<p>By most measures, the …

Game Design

Aegis Defenders - Official Kickstarter Trailer

How Will Historians Study Video Games?

Universities and museums recognize the cultural value of video games, but the question of whether to preserve the actual devices—and how—is more divisive.<p>Since their birth as a science-fair curiosity at Brookhaven National Laboratory in the late 1950s, video games have moved inexorably towards …

Options are Endless for Students Seeking to Design Video Games

One of the most popular questions I am asked when speaking with video game fans is, "How can I get a job in the video game industry?" My answer to young gamers is to start in college at one of the nearly 400 higher education institutions that offers video game design programs.<p>To help students …

Alaska's indigenous game Never Alone teaches co-operation through stories

Kids these days, eh? They’re lazy and devoid of imagination. They take no interest in learning, have short attention spans and maintain zero respect for their elders. All they do is play video games which encourage aggression, antisocial behaviour and obesity.<p>Never Alone, a new co-operative puzzle …

The Shocking Evolutions of 8 Iconic Female Gaming Characters

Makeovers aren't just for reality TV.<p>Most video game redesigns incorporate new characters, along with detailed costumes and evolving physiques. Just …

Microsoft formally launches Project Spark so players can create their own games

Microsoft has officially launched Project Spark, a game world with tools that make it easy for players to create their own games.<p>Oddly enough, Microsoft is releasing Project Spark as its answer to Minecraft, the pixelated user-generated content game from Mojang. But Microsoft also now owns …

Game Analytics 101 Part 2: Basic Definitions

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …