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15 Web Tools and Apps for Students to Design Games

Students love playing digital games and research shows that powerful learning can occur with game-based curriculums.<p>12<p>SHARES<p><i>“Games are an</i> …

So You Want To Be a Game Designer - Career Advice for Making Games - Extra Credits

Making Video Games Accessible: Business Justifications and Design Considerations (Windows)

Game publishers and developers love to focus on features that will get their titles noticed by the mainstream gaming community, such as graphics and …

Good Game Design - Bosses

Increasing Immersion in VR Interfaces

<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> …

Call for blogs: We want to know your top games of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Gamasutra editors are rounding up their top games of 2017. And as a site for game devs, we’d like all of you to share your …

Analyst: On mobile platforms, women outspend men

According to the analytics firm DeltaDNA, women tend to be more invested in mobile gaming than men thanks to both an interest in higher-end devices …

5 events that shaped the game industry in 2017

<i>Gamasutra editor Alex Wawro continues our yearly series of year-end roundups by looking back at some of the biggest events that influenced the shape</i> …

Rainbrow: This iPhone X game you can play using just your eyebrows, is quite addictive

Some of the most addictive games also happen to have a really simple game-play mechanism. Think <i>Bejewelled, Candy Crush, Snake, Alto's Adventure,</i> …

Computer Science

The top 10 game developers of the year

The year is drawing to a close, and with it comes the tricky business of selecting ten game makers to celebrate as Gamasutra's Top Developers of the …

Ubisoft releases open-source code for World in Conflict servers

Ubisoft has released the source code Massgate, the server that powers the online multiplayer for <i>World in Conflict</i>, which itself lost official support …

The top 10 games of the year

You'd have a hard time tallying up how many great games shipped in 2017, but you can be sure there are more than ten.<p>In spite of this fact, or …

Monster Hunter: World Beta Starts Tomorrow On PS4, PS Plus Not Required

Following a beta earlier this month, Capcom will soon allow PlayStation 4 owners to sample the upcoming Monster Hunter: World once again. This time around, it's dumping the PlayStation Plus requirement of the first beta test, allowing everyone on PS4 to give the game a try.<p>World's second beta kicks …

Monster Hunter

Player's Choice Game Of The Year Winner 2017 Is Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

The GameSpot Player's Choice voting has ended, and we have our reader-selected game of the year. The GameSpot editors already voted and made our decision on 2017's overall game of the year, and it looks like the audience agrees. With over 30% of the vote, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is …

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Coming In 2021--Roll For Anticipation

For the D&D fans out there who sad that the only big-screen Dungeons & Dragons adventure is the terrible 2000 film starring Justin Whalin and Marlon Wayans, there's some good news. Paramount has announced they are getting into the D&D business with a new film.<p>A Dungeons & Dragons movie was …

Dungeons and Dragons

PUBG Officially Leaves Early Access, Here's What's New In Its 1.0 Release

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is now officially out on PC, and after a few issues that caused servers to crash, the game is playable again. The game launched overnight, after many hours of server maintenance that took the game offline. Fortunately, there's a free reward waiting for players when …

Gaming Industry

Inside London's anti-Trump bar that's raising money for refugees, women's rights, and LGBT rights

Twumps in London is an anti-Trump bar. It opened to raise money for charities supporting refugees, women's rights, and LGBT rights.<p>The bar is designed to look like Trump's NYC penthouse, with a lot of gold furniture made to look cheap and nasty on purpose.<p>There are a lot of references to Russia in …

Largest women’s conference in the world coming to Vancouver in 2019

Thousands of influencers, leaders and advocates are preparing to come to Vancouver for the Women Deliver Conference in 2019.<p>The conference is the …

Canada

How Native American women paved the way for women's rights

Image taken from page 182 of 'League of the Ho-de'-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois'<br>(Image by The British Library) Permission Details DMCA<p>Haudenosaunee women …

B.C. not meeting women’s rights as established by UN: report card - Surrey Now-Leader

A legal advocacy group says B.C. is falling short of meeting targets set by the United Nations on women’s rights.<p>The annual report card released by …

Saudi Arabia's first robot citizen Sophia is now calling for women's rights in the kingdom

Hanson Robotics CEO highlights Sophia's support for women's rights in Saudi Arabia.<p>The humanoid robot Sophia, which received Saudi Arabian …

A Look Back at 2017 - Women's Rights are Human Rights

From the global Women’s March in January of 2017 that covered every continent on earth, to the burgeoning #MeToo movement, to the recognition of the …

'Alien 3' Featurette Shows a Dog Transform Into an Alien

The horror genre is no stranger to creatively using special effects, but one behind-the-scenes makeover from <i>Alien 3</i> just might take the …

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Special Effects Makeup: How Movie Monsters Are Made

The art of Hollywood special effects makeup

Hero Makeover

This is IGN’s new show, Hero Makeover. Using professional costumers and special effects makeup artists, we transform real-life heroes into their …

Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' is a movie about the past that speaks to our times

"The Post" goes against the contemporary Hollywood grain. Propulsive major studio cinema made with a real-world purpose in mind, it's a risky venture that succeeds across the board.<p>Prodded into existence by Steven Spielberg, one of the few filmmakers capable of making the studio system do his …

Steven Spielberg

'Crooked House' delivers a thrilling Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is having a moment, which is a very good thing when the filmed adaptations are as juicy and twisty as Gilles Paquet-Brenner's "Crooked House," starring Max Irons, tangling with a matriarchy of man-eaters in postwar Britain. The French director teams with writers Julian Fellowes and …

The Arts

The best smart home gadgets for apartment dwellers

2017 has seen plenty of trends, but one that seems to actually be sticking is the smart home. I’m not talking about Wi-Fi-connected kettles or …