Items tagged with game development

A new report from the Game Development Conference (GDC) details that player harassment toward developers and those who work in the industry is a major issue. Out of those surveyed, 91% said that harassment and toxicity toward developers and game studios is a real problem. "For years, developers have spoken at the... Read more...
NetEase, best known for its mobile gaming fortune, has acquired French developer-publisher Quantic Dream. This marks the Chinese company's first venture into the European market, as it looks to expand its reach worldwide. Chinese internet and online gaming service provider NetEase announced today its acquisition of... Read more...
Over the past few years, short game writing "jams" have become a popular way to bring developers together in a conference with a single overarching theme. These competitions are typically 24-48 hours long and involve a great deal of caffeine, frantic coding, and creative design. The 28th Ludum Dare conference from held from December 13 - 16... Read more...
It use to be that video game developers were geeks in their basements crunching code for hours on end until their eyes bled, with hardly a business plan behind them, never mind a justifiable business case that would support making a career out of their artform.  In fact, gaming itself only really took off in the mass market as recent... Read more...