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  BAFTA YGD 2021 to honor young devs working in Unity, Unreal, Dreams, and more
image The YGD Awards are organised by BAFTA to celebrate and spotlight some of the best and brightest emerging talent in the UK games industry.
  It looks like Cyberpunk 2077 could be returning to the PlayStation Store
image CD Projekt Red's polarizing action-RPG Cyberpunk 2077 looks to be returning to the PlayStation Store after being delisted in December last year.
  Try Sable, Lake, and more during the [email protected] Summer Game Fest Demo event
image Xbox is spotlighting a smorgasbord of indie projects during its second [email protected] Summer Game Fest Demo event.
  Activision Blizzard delays say-on-pay vote, calls criticism of CEO bonuses 'misleading'
image Activision Blizzard has delayed the advisory vote on a say-on-pay proposal regarding executive compensation to give shareholders more time to mull over the decision.
  Blog: A GDC Summer AMA about being a video game music composer
image Leading up to her lecture during the upcoming GDC 2021 event, composer Winifred Phillips offers highlights from her Ask-Me-Anything session from GDC Summer.
  Report: New Rare franchise Everwild has been completely rebooted after leadership reshuffle
image Everwild, a new IP from Rare that was first unveiled in 2019, didn't make an appearance at E3 2021 because it's being "completely rebooted."
  Guilty Gear Strive has topped 300,000 worldwide sales in three days
image Guilty Gear Strive, the latest entry in Arc System Works' hybrid 2D-meets-3D fighting franchise, has sold over 300,000 copies worldwide in three days.
  Get a job: Join Sucker Punch as a Multiplayer/Network Programmer
image Sucker Punch, the studio that created Ghost of Tsushima and the multiplayer Legends Mode, is looking for a Multiplayer/Network Programmer to join our studio in Bellevue, WA.
3 Don't Miss: Starting a new game project? Ask the hard questions first
image In this reprinted #altdevblogaday opinion piece, Mylodon producer Raul Aliaga Diaz discusses why and how game developers should ask themselves the right tough questions before starting a new project.
  Interim GM Gary McKay is the new official GM of BioWare
image Gary McKay stepped in as temporary general manager when Casey Hudson departed BioWare last year, and has now been tapped to fill the position in an official capacity.
1 E3 showcases - what discovery boost do they really give?
image If your game does get in one of the E3 showcases with your game, how does the extra visibility help? And how can we quantify that? Let's check it out...
  Verizon takes to the E3 stage to sell game devs and players on the 5G future
image Verizon is betting big on 5G, and thinks that the video game industry would do well to follow suit.
  Making the stunningly-unique THAT NIGHT, STEEPED BY BLOOD RIVER
image "My favorite parts of games involve exploration, so I wanted that to be the way the art gets delivered. Exploring is a lot like dreaming," says Taylor Swietanski, developer of THAT NIGHT, STEEPED BY BLOOD RIVER.
  Learn about the design of Disneyland's Avengers Campus at GDC 2021
image Walt Disney Imagineering is guiding you through the design ideas behind Disneyland's Avengers Campus at this year’s Game Developers Conference.
  How telcos can take your games business from local to global (sponsored)
image There's big opportunity to expand your game business into Asia-Pacific, but where do you begin? Gamasutra editor-in-chief Kris Graft speaks with Telstra VP Adam Day to find out how game companies can partner with telecommunications companies to grow business.
  Pokemon Go maker Niantic is working on a real-world Transformers mobile game
image Pokemon Go creator Niantic is working on a real-world Transformers mobile game called Transformers: Heavy Metal.
  Facebook expands Oculus Studios with BigBox VR acquisition
image "BigBox VR may be small, but they are a mighty, nimble team of game industry vets who seamlessly nail the game development duality of craft and data-driven live service."
3 Blog: Game studios should option the rights to game design documents
image The games industry should take a cue from the film industry and start optioning game design documents.
  The Indie Bundle for Palestinian Aid has ended after raising over $900,000
image The Indie Bundle for Palestinian Aid has closed with over $900,000 raised through Itch, smashing its initial finding goal of $500,000.
  Xbox reveals Starfield, Redfall at E3 press conference
image Microsoft and Bethesda announced a slew of games in their joint E3 press conference---including a number of Bethesda games that will be Xbox exclusives like Starfield and Redfall.
1 Ubisoft debuts its open-world Avatar game, other titles, at Ubisoft Forward
image Ubisoft showd off its open-world game based on James Cameron's Avatar as well as a number of other new titles at its 2021 Ubisoft Forward press conference.
2 Exploring childhood boredom and curiosity in Rainy Season
image "I was burnt out from school when I started working on Rainy Season. Feeling that my passion for art was slipping away, I was struggling with workaholic symptoms and was obsessed with being productive."
  Netflix announces Blood Dragon, Splinter Cell animated shows
image Two Ubisoft properties are being adapted into Netflix animated series: Far Cry: Blood Dragon and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.
  Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has clocked 20 million players
image Respawn Entertainment says over 20 million players have played Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order across different platforms.
  Delisting Cyberpunk was 'in the interest of the PlayStation community'
image PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan defended the company’s move to delist Cyberpunk 2077 in an interview with Axios.

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How I Made My First Unity Game In Six Months
image Louise McLennan describes the process of creating her first Unity game Riot Squid over a period of six months as a solo developer.
Optimizing Human: Fall Flat For Mobile Devices
image Peter de Jong details the unexpected performance issues he encountered when porting the physics-based platformer Human Fall Flat to mobile devices.
How To Improve The 'About' Section On Your Game's Store Page
image Joe Henson presents a series of tips for simplifying and optimizing your game's online store page to make it more appealing to potential customers.
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Renderer Game Studios We provide high-quality AAA Video Game Art Assets and Animation service at low rate!
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Streamline Media Group Streamline Media Group is more than just video games. We're a global technology and entertainment company with a drive to create and collaborate. We build the bridge between Entertainment, Technology and Production.
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Twisted Hand Studio.,Ltd We are a 40-people game art production studio based in China, we've been serving the global game dev industry for more than 10 years, providing 2D Concepts, Illustrations, UI graphics, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation (Key-frame & Spine).
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Ozone Music & Sound Game Developers from Austin, London, Sydney and around the world, some of the most successful Movie Studios in Hollywood, Advertising Agencies in Detroit, Chicago, New York, and L.A., and Recording Artists, trust their Creative Audio to Ozone Music & Soun

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