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'Game Dev Tycoon' Review - If You Liked 'Game Dev Story' You'll Love 'Game Dev Tycoon'

In 2012, Greenheart Games released game developer simulator <i>Game Dev Tycoon</i> [$4.99] for PC players. Billed as somewhat of a basic strategy/simulation …

Game Development
Rap & Hip-Hop

Platformer Iconoclasts Releases Next Month on PS4 and Vita

2D Action Platformer Iconoclasts Releases Next Month on PS4 and Vita<p>December 6, 2017Written by Elizabeth Henges<p>We’ll be seeing this beautiful 2D …

I’d like to buy this amazing Nintendo collection

<b>If you have $29,900 to spare, this super-cool collection of retro Nintendo items can be all yours.</b>It’s not cheap, but boy is it tempting. As reported …

Building’s never been so fun: The 15 best mods for ‘Minecraft’

Though it was released more than half a decade ago, <i>Minecraft</i> still sells an average of 53,000 copies — per day. Because of the game’s popularity …

Darth Vader

Think the government is doomed? See if you can build a better one in ‘Seed’

Games are a potent way of looking at the world. We use the language of teams, scoring, plays, and counter-plays to describe warfare, politics, the …

Harvard Law School

How we developed Robust AI for DwarfCorp

<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> …

Game Design

Spelunky Creator Looks Back 5 Years Later

Five years ago this month, Spelunky HD launched on Xbox Live Arcade. A roguelike with randomly-generated levels and some not-so-subtle nods to …

‘The Last Night’ is a stunning take on 16-bit games for the 4K generation

Indie darling <i>The Last Night</i> stepped onto the big stage this week at E3. The game was announced as an Xbox exclusive during the same event that Microsoft officially revealed its powerful new 4K console: the Xbox One X. After those proceedings, we sat down with Odd Tales' Tim Soret for an update on …

Game Development

The 6 Best Indie Games at Xbox’s E3 2017 Press Conference

“4K” was the word of the day at Microsoft’s 2017 presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on Sunday. To show off the graphics …

Indie Gaming

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

Gameplay

Lone Echo multiplayer is Ender’s Game meets ultimate frisbee in VR (update)

The enemy gate is down<p><i>Lone Echo</i>, the upcoming game from Ready At Dawn Studios, is an intimate space adventure along the lines of last year’s <i>Adrift</i>. But that game’s multiplayer mode, called <i>Echo Arena</i>, might be the most entertaining team sport I’ve yet played in VR. It pits two teams of four against …

Virtual Reality

Video Games Are Good For Your Brain [Infographic]

In 2015 at the University of California, Irvine, a study was made to test the effects of playing video games on a part of our brains called the hippocampus, which is part of the limbic system and helps spatial memory and the transition of information from short-term memory to long-term memory. The …

The Brain

Supernatural indie hit 'Oxenfree' is, well, free with Twitch Prime

Last year's supernatural indie hit <i>Oxenfree</i> was arguably one of 2016's best games-- and today, Twitch is giving it away for free. Amazon Prime users and Twitch Prime subscribers can claim their copy of the indie hit here, launching it through Twitch's desktop app.<p>For the uninitiated, <i>Oxenfree</i> tells …

More Classic Games Need Remakes Like Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Rather than rebuild Sega Master System classic <i>Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap</i> from the ground up, developer Lizardcube just painted over the …

Retrogaming

Takume is a very short (like, 5 mins) adventure game with some very nice pixel art.

Takume is a <i>very</i> short (like, 5 mins) adventure game with some very nice pixel art. You can get it here.

Pixel Art

3 Indie RPGs We Can’t Stop Talking About

We love <i>Dungeons and Dragons</i> around here and, judging by our readers’ reactions to the articles we post, they do too. But trying something different …

Board Games

Tabletop Gaming Changes Forever with T-SPORTS!

From the campfire to the table; we’ve been playing games, figuring out strategy, and learning how to win since the dawn of time. Today, we announce …

Board Games

Loot Rascals Helps Take The Edge Off Of Punishing Roguelikes

I die. A lot. In all types of games, but especially in <i>Loot Rascals</i>. Thanks to its precious art style and bubbling colors though, I can never stay …

Bedtime Stories

The 5 Best Virtual Reality Games

If you're looking for a VR experience to get started with, here are a few worth your time.<p>As of 2017, virtual reality is humming along in a …

Virtual Reality

A board game, a computer game, and a Switch game that’s not Zelda

Cooperative games are the best sorts of games, especially if you’re a naturally competitive person. Instead of pitting people against each other, …

Nintendo Switch

A Puzzle Game About Shuttling Around Alien Pals

<i>Cosmic Express</i> is a cute and surprisingly difficult puzzler about guiding aliens through a space colony. It’s easy to pick up and offers a lot of …

Puzzles

Zelda Data Miners Mapped Out the Hundreds of Items and Locations in Breath of the Wild [Update]

“I’m getting stressed,” I told my coworker Alex Cranz after a week with <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, “because I might never run out of …

Yonder looks a bit Zelda, a bit Stardew Valley, all lovely

Oh sure, Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles [official site] might look Legend of Zelda-y and okay, it is about a hero roaming the land to save it …

PC Gaming

Here's What Twitch Thinks of Games, Streamers, and Viewers

Twitch was originally all about the streamers, and the company is quick to reinforce its love for the streaming community even as it makes overtures …

Gaming

The Week In Games: Into The Night

The Nintendo Switch is less than two weeks away, but meanwhile here’s a bunch of games that aren’t <i>Breath of the Wild</i>.<p>Enjoy the reprieve while you …

Xbox

A closer look at Nintendo's '1-2 Switch' mini-games

I played plenty of Nintendo Switch titles during last month's launch event, but it was the mini-game collection <i>1-2 Switch</i> that I couldn't get out of my head. (I suppose virtually milking a cow with highly suggestive gestures has a way of sticking with you.) It was unlike anything I've ever played …

Thimbleweed Park is an old-school adventure game just the way you remember them

Five hours in Ron Gilbert’s quirky new world<p>When you first start playing <i>Thimbleweed Park</i>, the upcoming adventure game from <i>Maniac Mansion</i> co-creator Ron Gilbert and artist Gary Winnick, it’s hard not to be struck by just how old-school it looks. And it’s not just the big, wonderfully chunky pixels …

Time I
Gaming

These Chicago Teens Are Creating Video Games That Address White Privilege And Racial Profiling

We all know video games aren’t real. But we also know that the media we consume affects us greatly — sometimes in ways we don’t understand.<p>The scenes …

Diversity