report this adWhat is arguably the world’s most well-known speed-running event, Awesome Games Done Quick, is officially live for 2019, and it not only has its sights on attendees playing video games as fast as possible, but also raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Starting today, AGDQ 2019 is scheduled to have folks speed run titles for 24 hours a day for a full seven days straight, with the whole shebang set wrap up at some point in the early hours of next Sunday, January 13, 2019. The first day of Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 is going to include speedruns of such titles as Hollow Knight, Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, and a whole lot more. As of writing, the speedrunners known as “stew_” and “V0oid” are tackling the SNES classic, Donkey Kong Country, with many more games set to follow. Those who wish to dive into the event’s entire schedule and plan accordingly can check it … [Read more...] about Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 Starts Today, Watch It Live Here
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Will your game survive the onslaught of streaming and youtubers and less players we’re going to talk about why it might not coming up. What’s going on guys Tim Ruswick here from Game Dev Underground gdu.io helping you build finish and launch better games. Today we’re talking about streaming. Specifically streamers on Twitch or Let’s Players on YouTube or any one part of the influencer economy that kind of plays games online for other people to watch. (Video Transcription) Now this was brought to my attention actually by a Reddit post it was an AMA on Reddit and I was reading through it by a game developer who was traveling the world making games which I think is awesome. And they were talking about they use the words Survive Streaming and that really really got me to think like of a story when my girlfriend and I we were we were hanging out we were watching Markiplier one day right-wing Resident Evil biohazard came out. He was doing a full playthrough of it. I … [Read more...] about Will Your Game “Survive Streaming”?
H1Z1, which which left Early Access just over a week ago and added a cars-only battle royale mode called Auto Royale has made another sharp turn in its already twisty-turny development path. At 10 am Pacific today, Daybreak's battle royale shooter will be become a free-to-play game. Of course, millions of players purchased H1Z1 during its stint in Early Access, and if you're one of them, there's a reward: "To thank all of our loyal players who helped make awesome, game-changing decisions during our time in Early Access, we'll be rewarding everyone who already purchased the game with the “H1Z1 Appreciation Pack”, containing the following items: Gasrunner Hoodie Bloom Survivor T-Shirt Splinter Camo ARV 10 Victory Crates 10,000 Skulls To support H1Z1's new free-to-play model, there are naturally new purchasable DLC bundles being added, which can be bought for $20, $50, or $100 and which contain various skins, crates, and Skulls (H1Z1's in-game currency). This is the … [Read more...] about H1Z1 becomes a free-to-play game today
2018 is going to see some huge new releases in the world of tabletop gaming, as well as some incredible releases and updates for already established products. This is my top six upcoming exciting board games, for titles that have either been announced, teased, or have been funded on Kickstarter and are awaiting a full commercial release, and why I’m looking forward to them. Feel free to share your top six upcoming tabletop games in the comments at the bottom or via our social media channels. Star Wars Legion – Fantasy Flight Games The first on my list of exciting upcoming tabletop games is FFG’s soon to be released Star Wars Legion. FFG has a history of not only pleasing franchise fans but also bringing in non-franchise fans to their markets. X-Wing was initially exciting to Star Wars fans who wanted to live out X-Wing/Tie Fighter dogfights on the tabletop, but it’s become a recognized competitive miniatures skirmish game, far beyond the franchise fan base. … [Read more...] about 6 Upcoming Exciting Tabletop Games
Game makers, take note: GDC 2018 organizers want to give you a preview of the cutting-edge discussions taking place during the brand new Tools Tutorial Day which helps kick off the conference in San Francisco this March. And of course, this is just one of many focused, insightful Bootcamps and Tutorials scheduled during the first two days of GDC -- that's Monday and Tuesday, March 19th and 20th this year! The Tools Tutorial is designed to offer you a deep dive into the state-of-the-art techniques and processes for building tools that enable game development teams to ship awesome games. Topics will range from usability and workflow to studio services and automated testing, and all the technology in between. When you attend the Tools Tutorial talks, you'll get to hear (from a front-row seat, if you're quick) to experts from studios large and small talk about their experiences shipping the tools that … [Read more...] about At GDC 2018’s new Tools Tutorial Day, study the tools top devs use to ship games