Gamasutra.com - Expert Blogs https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/expert/ Gamasutra Blogs Tue, 02 Jun 2020 04:49:20 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) <![CDATA[Game Discoverability & The Nintendo Switch: What's Selling? - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200601/364016/Game_Discoverability__The_Nintendo_Switch_Whats_Selling.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200601/364016/Game_Discoverability__The_Nintendo_Switch_Whats_Selling.php Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:35:00 EDT <![CDATA[10 quick store page improvements to get your game ready for the the Steam Summer sale - by Chris Zukowski]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/ChrisZukowski/20200601/363918/10_quick_store_page_improvements_to_get_your_game_ready_for_the_the_Steam_Summer_sale.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/ChrisZukowski/842841/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/ChrisZukowski/20200601/363918/10_quick_store_page_improvements_to_get_your_game_ready_for_the_the_Steam_Summer_sale.php Mon, 01 Jun 2020 02:01:00 EDT <![CDATA[Amazon's first big-budget game Crucible saw a Low launch, but can a slow-burner succeed in a market of record-breaking peaks and multi-million-dollar influencer campaigns? - by Louise Shorthouse]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/LouiseShorthouse/20200601/363980/Amazons_first_bigbudget_game_Crucible_saw_a_Low_launch_but_can_a_slowburner_succeed_in_a_market_of_recordbreaking_peaks_and_multimilliondollar_influencer_campaigns.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/LouiseShorthouse/1031092/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/LouiseShorthouse/20200601/363980/Amazons_first_bigbudget_game_Crucible_saw_a_Low_launch_but_can_a_slowburner_succeed_in_a_market_of_recordbreaking_peaks_and_multimilliondollar_influencer_campaigns.php Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:22:00 EDT <![CDATA[Video Game Deep Cuts: Shantae's Epic Poly Bridge Kombat Life - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200531/363951/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_Shantaes_Epic_Poly_Bridge_Kombat_Life.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200531/363951/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_Shantaes_Epic_Poly_Bridge_Kombat_Life.php Sun, 31 May 2020 05:30:00 EDT <![CDATA[VGDC: Brandon Sheffield's 'All Time Greats' article/video picks - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200528/363885/VGDC_Brandon_Sheffields_All_Time_Greats_articlevideo_picks.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200528/363885/VGDC_Brandon_Sheffields_All_Time_Greats_articlevideo_picks.php Thu, 28 May 2020 05:45:00 EDT <![CDATA[Welcome To The Summer Of Indie Games Direct - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200527/363752/Welcome_To_The_Summer_Of_Indie_Games_Direct.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200527/363752/Welcome_To_The_Summer_Of_Indie_Games_Direct.php Wed, 27 May 2020 02:54:00 EDT <![CDATA[The Makings of a AAA Idle game - by Josh Bycer]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200527/363693/The_Makings_of_a_AAA_Idle_game.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JoshBycer/823287/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200527/363693/The_Makings_of_a_AAA_Idle_game.php Wed, 27 May 2020 02:49:00 EDT <![CDATA[Developing games in Lua or another scripting language - by Brad Wardell]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/BradWardell/20200527/363667/Developing_games_in_Lua_or_another_scripting_language.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/BradWardell/450723/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/BradWardell/20200527/363667/Developing_games_in_Lua_or_another_scripting_language.php Wed, 27 May 2020 02:48:00 EDT <![CDATA[Open World Level Design: The Full Vision (part 4/5) - by Pascal Luban]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20200527/363626/Open_World_Level_Design_The_Full_Vision_part_45.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/PascalLuban/136385/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20200527/363626/Open_World_Level_Design_The_Full_Vision_part_45.php Wed, 27 May 2020 02:47:00 EDT <![CDATA[Where Are You Wasting Your Game’s Memory? (Part 1) - by Ruben Torres Bonet]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/RubenTorresBonet/20200527/363661/Where_Are_You_Wasting_Your_Games_Memory_Part_1.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/RubenTorresBonet/1009721/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/RubenTorresBonet/20200527/363661/Where_Are_You_Wasting_Your_Games_Memory_Part_1.php Wed, 27 May 2020 02:47:00 EDT <![CDATA[Why New Players Matter to Indie Developers - by Josh Bycer]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200526/363445/Why_New_Players_Matter_to_Indie_Developers.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JoshBycer/823287/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200526/363445/Why_New_Players_Matter_to_Indie_Developers.php Tue, 26 May 2020 10:17:00 EDT <![CDATA[Video Game Deep Cuts: The Mario Steamroller Monster Train - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200524/363546/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_The_Mario_Steamroller_Monster_Train.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200524/363546/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_The_Mario_Steamroller_Monster_Train.php Sun, 24 May 2020 12:59:00 EDT <![CDATA[Game Discoverability & The Nintendo Switch: Where We're At - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200522/363532/Game_Discoverability__The_Nintendo_Switch_Where_Were_At.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200522/363532/Game_Discoverability__The_Nintendo_Switch_Where_Were_At.php Fri, 22 May 2020 07:20:00 EDT <![CDATA[Dreaming Spires: Dynamic Narrative, Layer by Layer - by Jon Ingold]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JonIngold/20200522/363472/Dreaming_Spires_Dynamic_Narrative_Layer_by_Layer.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JonIngold/922062/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JonIngold/20200522/363472/Dreaming_Spires_Dynamic_Narrative_Layer_by_Layer.php Fri, 22 May 2020 01:15:00 EDT <![CDATA[Game Audio Change Agents - by Damian Kastbauer]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/DamianKastbauer/20200521/363252/Game_Audio_Change_Agents.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/DamianKastbauer/295773/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/DamianKastbauer/20200521/363252/Game_Audio_Change_Agents.php Thu, 21 May 2020 10:15:00 EDT <![CDATA[How to Survive a Game Development Layoff - by Damian Kastbauer]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/DamianKastbauer/20200521/363250/How_to_Survive_a_Game_Development_Layoff.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/DamianKastbauer/295773/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/DamianKastbauer/20200521/363250/How_to_Survive_a_Game_Development_Layoff.php Thu, 21 May 2020 10:13:00 EDT <![CDATA[Revisiting the AI of Alien: Isolation - by Tommy Thompson]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20200520/363134/Revisiting_the_AI_of_Alien_Isolation.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/TommyThompson/1020073/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20200520/363134/Revisiting_the_AI_of_Alien_Isolation.php Wed, 20 May 2020 11:17:00 EDT <![CDATA[A Study of Progression Systems Featuring Ghost Recon Breakpoint - by Josh Bycer]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200520/363243/A_Study_of_Progression_Systems_Featuring_Ghost_Recon_Breakpoint.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JoshBycer/823287/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshBycer/20200520/363243/A_Study_of_Progression_Systems_Featuring_Ghost_Recon_Breakpoint.php Wed, 20 May 2020 10:44:00 EDT <![CDATA[The hidden Switch demo upside & more discoverability tricks - by Simon Carless]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200519/363236/The_hidden_Switch_demo_upside__more_discoverability_tricks.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20200519/363236/The_hidden_Switch_demo_upside__more_discoverability_tricks.php Tue, 19 May 2020 01:18:00 EDT <![CDATA[Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp downloads flourish on the back of COVID-19 and the Switch offering - by Louise Shorthouse]]> https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/LouiseShorthouse/20200519/363205/Animal_Crossing_Pocket_Camp_downloads_flourish_on_the_back_of_COVID19_and_the_Switch_offering.php https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/LouiseShorthouse/1031092/ https://gamaphp.gamasutra.com/blogs/LouiseShorthouse/20200519/363205/Animal_Crossing_Pocket_Camp_downloads_flourish_on_the_back_of_COVID19_and_the_Switch_offering.php Tue, 19 May 2020 11:44:00 EDT