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Video Games

We’ve Entered the Golden Age of Gaming While Pooping

With existing solutions that allow for AAA game streaming to your mobile devices, and more on the way, there's never been a better time to chill on the john.
Matthew Gault
3.15.19
Board Games

Virtual Reality Will Keep Your Board Game Crew Together

Board games allow us to disconnect and hang out with our friends, so strapping goggles to your face seems antithetical to the premise. But VR could be transformational for friends scattered around the world.
Michael Gaynor
3.28.18
Gaming

Unreal Engine's 'Synthetic Human' Shows the Cutting Edge of 3D Graphics

New Epic Games technology shown at the Game Developers Conference is getting closer to crossing that uncanny valley.
Matthew Gault
3.21.18
cyberpunk

The Designer of 'Deus Ex' Explains How It Was Born Out of ' Dungeons & Dragons'

GDC hosts full 'Deus Ex' postmortem from last month on YouTube.
Leif Johnson
4.22.17
More metal than metal

How the ‘Doom’ Soundtrack Was Made Will Melt Your Puny Mortal Mind

You are like little baby.
Jordan Pearson
3.15.17
resist

This Publisher Is Making Sure Games from Banned Countries Still Get Shown at GDC

Devolver Digital steps up for developers impacted by Trump's executive order.
Leif Johnson
2.2.17
Facebook

More Game Developers Are Interested in Virtual Reality Than Xbox One

More game developers want to make games for the HTC Vive than Microsoft's console.
Leif Johnson
1.12.17
Gaming

With Limited Resources, VR Developers Test Solutions for Abuse on Average Users

“I have no QA team, the public is my QA team."
Megan Orpwood-Russell
11.5.16
Gaming

Here's the Original Pitch for 'Diablo,' Coffee Stains, Clip Art, and All

Eight-page document shows developers originally planned for it to be yet another turn-based RPG.
Leif Johnson
3.21.16
Gaming

Most Game Developers Believe in Virtual Reality, But Aren't Developing for It

Most virtual reality developers are developing for Oculus Rift.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.20.16
Video Games

Tackling Trolls and Curbing Abuse, One Video Game Community at a Time

Faced with increasing online abuse and harassment, video game makers are starting to address toxicity in their games spaces head-on.
Soha Kareem
4.2.15
Gaming

We Got a Glimpse of 'PureHair,' the Latest and Greatest Hair in Video Games

Eidos Montreal and AMD teamed up on a new way to make hair look realistic.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.5.15
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