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Unity Learn Premium, a learning platform for professionals to master real-time 3D development

Unity has announced a new learning platform for professionals and hobbyists to advance their Unity knowledge and skills within their industry. The Unity Learn...

Epic releases Unreal Engine 4.22, focuses on adding “photorealism in real-time environments”

Epic games released a new version of it’s flagship game engine, Unreal Engine 4.22. This release comes with a total of 174 improvements, focused...

Epic Games announces: Epic MegaGrants, RTX-powered Ray tracing demo, and free online services for...

Epic Games, an American video game and software development company, made a series of announcements, earlier this week. These include: Epic Game’s CEO, Tim...

Godot 3.1 released with improved C# support, OpenGL ES 2.0 renderer and much more!

On 13 March, Wednesday, the Godot developers announced the release of a new version of the open source 2D and 3D cross-platform compatible game...

Microsoft announces Game stack with Xbox Live integration to Android and iOS

Microsoft has good news for all the game developers out there. It launched a new initiative, called Microsoft Game Stack yesterday, which includes an...
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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...

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...

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...

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Unity 2019.2 releases with updated ProBuilder, Shader Graph, 2D Animation, Burst...

Yesterday, the Unity team announced the release of Unity 2019.2. In this release, they have added more than 170 new features and enhancements for...

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