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US Labor organization, AFL-CIO writes an open letter to game developers, urging them to...

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the largest labour organization in the United States, published an open letter on...

Unreal Engine 4.22 update: support added for Microsoft’s DirectX Raytracing (DXR)

On 12th February, Epic Games released a preview build of Unreal Engine 4.22, and a major upgrade among numerous other features and fixes is...

Game publisher, Activision-Blizzard to begin massive layoffs, 800 employees to be dismissed

Game publisher Activision-Blizzard announced that it will lay off 8% of its staff of 9,600 employees. This announcement was made during the company’s fourth-quarter...
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Microsoft is planning to bring Xbox Live gaming to Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, and...

Microsoft is reportedly planning to bring Xbox Live cross-platform gaming features to PC, Xbox, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch. This news was first reported...
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Unity has launched the ‘Obstacle Tower Challenge’ to test AI game players

Unity has announced a video game challenge, the Obstacle tower challenge which will test the vision, control, planning, and generalization capabilities of AI software....

Introducing SCRIPT-8, an 8-bit JavaScript-based fantasy computer to make retro-looking games

Adding to the list of several fantasy consoles/computers is the newly-introduced SCRIPT-8, written by Gabriel Florit, a graphics reporter at the Washington Post who...
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Google DeepMind’s AI AlphaStar beats StarCraft II pros TLO and MaNa; wins 10-1 against...

It was two days back when the Blizzard team announced an update about the demo of the progress made by Google’s DeepMind AI at...

Per the new GDC 2019 report, nearly 50% of game developers think game industry...

The 2019 Game Developers Conference published the results of their seventh annual state of the industry survey two days ago. The report added two...

Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic, a popular 3D editing and authoring company

Yesterday, Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic. Allegorithmic is the creator of Substance, and other 3D editing and authoring tools for gaming, entertainment,...

Unity updates its TOS, developers can now use any third party service that integrate...

Last week, a lot of drama had been going between Improbable and Unity, when Unity updated their TOS Clause 2.4 to restrict developers who...

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Researcher shares a Wolfenstein real-time ray tracing demo in WebGL1

Last week, Reinder Nijhoff, a computer vision researcher, created a project that does real-time ray tracing in WebGL1 using Nvidia’s RTX graphics card. This...

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Researcher shares a Wolfenstein real-time ray tracing demo in WebGL1

Last week, Reinder Nijhoff, a computer vision researcher, created a project that does real-time ray tracing in WebGL1 using Nvidia’s RTX graphics card. This...

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