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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...
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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...

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...
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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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Designing UIs in Unity: What you should know

Imagine a watch without a watch face to indicate the time. An interface provides important information to us, such as time, so that we...
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Unity 2018.2: Unity release for this year 2nd time in a row!

It has only been two months since the release of Unity 2018.1 and Unity is back again with their next release for this year....
games

Implementing Unity 2017 Game Audio [Tutorial]

Background music and audio effects play a big role in determining any game's success or failure. Creating engaging game audio, importing audio from other...

Must Read in Game Dev

Introducing Zink: An OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan

Erik Kusma Faye-Lund, a graphics programmer, introduced Zink on Wednesday. Zinc is an OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan. It is a Mesa Gallium...

Uses of Machine Learning in Gaming

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Introducing Zink: An OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan

Erik Kusma Faye-Lund, a graphics programmer, introduced Zink on Wednesday. Zinc is an OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan. It is a Mesa Gallium...

Uses of Machine Learning in Gaming

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