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UK: Here’s This Week’s Best Nintendo Deals

Every Thursday we try to bring you the best Nintendo deals in the United Kingdom and this week is no exception. Admittedly there aren’t too many …

How one dev aims to thwart arranged marriages through game design

Nashra Balagamwala has been making games since she was a child in Pakistan, mixing and matching bits of different board games in a cousin's basement …

Game Design

Found lots of awesome old devices in the office move! Did you have a flip phone back in the day? #flippincool #ThrowbackThursday https://t.co/J6nyspgdHB

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Xbox One X Pre-Order Details Might Be Announced Very Soon

It looks like the key details could be confirmed this week.<p>Microsoft has for a while now told fans they can expect more details on Xbox One pre-order availability soon. Now, it looks like Microsoft will have more details to share on the pre-order front as soon as tomorrow, August 17.<p>Asked on …

Xbox One

Force of Nature Review

With the state of the world as it is right now, many of us are considering getting washed up on a lonesome island somewhere – to eke out the rest of …

Nature

Electric Jukebox has a new music streaming karaoke machine

You might recall the Electric Jukebox, a wand-style microphone and streaming stick that let you sing along to a Spotify-style music catalog at home. The company is still around — in fact, according to <i>Music Ally</i>, its first device sold out five weeks after launch — and is back with a new version …

Music

Get a job: SYBO Games is looking for a Sr. Game Designer

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!<p>Here is just one of the many, many …

Game Design

STRIKERS1945 Review

I’m taking a different approach to reviewing multiple games this week, given that I have two titles here from the same publisher that were released …

Freedom of Movement

Newton is the rare email app that works great on both Windows and Mac

There are plenty of good third-party Windows email apps out there, but not many of them work across all the platforms you might use. If you're the type of person who jumps between macOS and Windows, Newton (formerly CloudMagic) might be worth a look. Today, the company is bringing its app to …

iOS Apps

PUBG Sells 7 Million Copies, Passes 600,000 Concurrent Users - Report

Up and up.<p>Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is one of the most talked-about games right now, and some new statistics speak to just how enormously popular the Hunger Games-like shooter is.<p>According to Steamspy data (via Metro UK), the game has passed 7 million copies sold. That's a huge number, and it's …

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

¡De aventuras con tus amigos!

Información esencial<p>Este contenido es vendido por Nintendo of Europe GmbH. El pago se realizará con fondos de Nintendo eShop disponibles y vinculados …

Reworking Piczle Lines DX from mobile platforms to Nintendo Switch - by James Kay

Creating a Nintendo Switch version of a mobile game logic-puzzler using Unreal Engine 4

Game Design

'LittleBigPlanet' Studio Head Discusses What's to Come For 'Dreams'

An interview with Media Molecule's Siobhan Reddy<p>Media Molecule does not really work like other developers. The studio behind beautiful handicraft …

Creativity

Rocket League joins Tespa's autumnal lineup of collegiate eSports events

Psyonix has partnered with the Blizzard-owned eSports operation Tespa to once again bring its rocket-powered competitive game to college-level …

Game Design

The Morning After: Thursday, August 17th 2017

Hey, good morning! This Thursday, Nokia is returning to the flagship phone fight, neo-Nazi sites struggle to find a place on the web and HBO's woes continue.<p>Stop trying to make #Bothie happen.With the Nokia 8, its first Android flagship, the company got a lot right<p>Eight months since it started …

Game of Thrones

SNES Classic Edition Pre-order Guide

Here's the latest on how, where, and when to pre-order Nintendo's upcoming micro console.<p><b>August 3 update:</b> The previously available Walmart pre-orders were ultimately canceled. Nintendo has since revealed that SNES Classic pre-orders should arrive in the US by the end of August. We don't yet know …

NES Classic Edition

¿Jugamos para divertirnos... o para competir?

Mucho ha cambiado esta industria respecto al siglo pasado. Antes era todo más simple (en el buen sentido), más auténtico. Los videojuegos, pese a la …

Layoffs hit Hibernum Creations as dev downsizes to 'key personnel'

The Canadian studio Hibernum Creations has laid off the majority of its staff, over 100 employees, as the mobile game developer begins the process of …

Game Design

EE TV gets voice controls thanks to Amazon’s Alexa

While Vodafone has long abandoned its dreams of a TV service, rival network EE is pressing on with its strange Freeview-bundled-with-some-on-demand-apps box. The hardware now supports Alexa, Amazon's voice-enabled assistant, through an Echo or Echo Dot-equipped speaker. So you can ask, "Alexa, ask …

Amazon

'Buenos Presagios' llegará a Amazon Prime Video en 2019 y ya sabemos los actores que encarnarán a los protagonistas

En enero se confirmaba que 'Good Omens' iba a trascender del papel a la pantalla en formato serie, y hoy sabemos algo más acerca de esta producción …

Enlaces

> Instituciones/Asociaciones relacionadas con videojuegos y aprendizaje<p>IGDA Education Connection<br>• The Serious Games Initiative<br>• Joan Ganz Cooney Center, …

World of Tanks Gets a New Single-Player Campaign Mode August 22

Listen up Tankers, Wargaming has massive news to share. Beginning August 22nd, we’re introducing the first ever single player campaign mode in World …

War

Conan Exiles Hits Xbox One, New Expansion Out Today

The open-world game comes to the Game Preview program today.<p>It's a big day for Conan Exiles, as the open-world sandbox game has launched on Xbox One, while the newest expansion, The Frozen Throne, is also out today.<p>Exiles is available on Xbox One in the Game Preview program--you can download it …

Xbox One

I Would Dev 5000 Miles - by Kris Hattori

A practical guide to remotely working in a small team using mostly free tools.

Game Design

ASUS goes dual-camera crazy for its ZenFone 4 series

ASUS' smartphone division was oddly quiet back at Computex a couple of months ago, but now we know why. Today, the Taiwanese company unveiled its ZenFone 4 smartphone line with not one, but five models in one go: ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie and ZenFone 4 Max …

Tablets

Using sound design to give Slime Rancher charm without getting too gooey

<b>"Give your sound effects time to breathe and rest, build that into the sound effect file itself, and then cap those instances. Know that it's always</b> …

Game Design

17 Best Characters in Any Metal Gear Solid Game

The product of cloning, our hero Solid Snake saved the world from terrorist attacks in Shadow Moses throughout the events of Metal Gear Solid 4. Solid Snake is firmly entrenched as one of the great video game heroes.