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Key Takeaways from the Unity Game Studio Report 2018

The Unity Team has come out with  Unity Game Studio Report 2018 to share insights of its relevant benchmarking data on the existing studios...
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Meet wideNES: A new tool by Nintendo to let you experience the NES classics...

Nintendo has come out with a new tool, called, wideNES, to let you relive your childhood days. Only this time, you can record the...
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Godot game engine version 3.1 now in alpha, further feature requests freezed

Godot is an open source community-driven 2D and 3D game engine. It works on a unified interface and is cross-platform. Godot is completely free...
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AMD open sources V-EZ, the Vulkan wrapper library

AMD has made V-EZ, the Vulkan wrapper library open source. The V-EZ wrapper is C based lightweight layer around Vulkan which reduces the complexity...
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Valve’s Steam Play Beta uses Proton, a modified WINE, allowing Linux gamers to play...

To provide compatibility with a wide range of Windows-only games to all Linux users, a Beta version of the new and improved Steam Play...

Best game engines for Artificial Intelligence game development

"A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human" — Alan Turing It is...

Minecraft is serious about global warming, adds a new (spigot) plugin to allow changes...

Minecraft Server Java Edition has added a new (spigot) plugin which changes climate mechanics in the game. This plugin adds the concept of greenhouse...
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Unity switches to WebAssembly as the output format for the Unity WebGL build target

With the launch of Unity 2018.2 release last month, Unity is finally making the switch to WebAssembly as their output format for the Unity...
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Xenko 3.0 game engine is here, now free and open-source

Xenko, a game engine owned by Silicon Studios has officially released its third version on August 2. The major change in Xenko 3.0 is...
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Think Silicon open sources GLOVE: An OpenGL ES over Vulkan middleware

Think Silicon, a firm that delivers ultra-low power graphics IP technology recently open sourced  GLOVE (GL Over Vulkan). GLOVE, a middleware allows Android, Linux, and...

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Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular...

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....

Must Read in Game Development

Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular...

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....

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