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GitHub is bringing back Game Off, its sixth annual game building competition, in November

The GitHub team announced yesterday that they’re coming back with their sixth annual game jam, called Game Off in November. In Game Off, participants...
Microsoft

Microsoft announces Project xCloud, a new Xbox game streaming service, on the heels of...

Microsoft announced a new game streaming project for Xbox yesterday, namely, Project xCloud. Microsoft is not the only one who has rolled out their...
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Now you can play Assassin’s Creed in Chrome thanks to Google’s new game streaming...

Google announced a new experimental game streaming service, namely, Project Stream, earlier this week. Google calls this project a “technical test” and has partnered...
Rusted chain

Rust as a Game Programming Language: Is it any good?

We have moved lightyears away from the the handheld gaming days. The good old Tetris and Mario games were easy to use, low on...
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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...
game engine

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...
APIs

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...
Releasing a lamp

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...

Unreal Engine 4.20 released with focus on mobile and immersive (AR/VR/MR) devices

Following the release of Unreal Engine 4.19 this April, Epic games have launched the Unreal Engine 4.20. This major update focuses on enhancing scalability...
Nintendo Switch

Meet yuzu – an experimental emulator for the Nintendo Switch

The makers of Citra, an emulator for the Nintendo 3DS, have released a new emulator called yuzu. This emulator is made for the Nintendo...

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Unity 2018.3 is here with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect graph...

Yesterday, the team at Unity released the next update of Unity for 2018. Unity 2018.3 has been released with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect...

Must Read in Game Development

Unity 2018.3 is here with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect graph...

Yesterday, the team at Unity released the next update of Unity for 2018. Unity 2018.3 has been released with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect...

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