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10 secrets to extend your game’s life

10 secrets to extend your game’s life

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. 10 secrets to making your game longer (Part 2) Read Part 1 here Many of these methods revolve around ...

Riot cofounder pledges to make League a more sustainable eSport

"Building a self-sustaining global sport requires more revenue generation opportunities for all parts of the ecosystem, and we know there’s more we can do to further unlock the value of the leagues for owners and pros."- Riot Games cofounder Marc Merrill. Riot Games' League of Legends is one of the most successful ...

Get a job: Smite dev Hi-Rez Studios seeks an Animator

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.Location: Alpharetta, GA Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Animator to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia. At Hi-Rez, ...

Rovio's fortunes are on the rise in the first half of 2016

Rovio Entertainment made a bit of a surprise move today by publishing a brief report of its earnings for the first half of 2016, and the reason is clear: the numbers look good, with revenue for both Rovio as a whole and its games division up year-over-year.What's notable here is that Rovio appears to be making a show ...

Video: Threes creator shares tips on making great game tutorials

How do you design a game with innovative mechanics that teaches players how to play it, without confusing or frustrating them?That's a question indie developer Asher Vollmer tangled with on-stage at GDC 2014, when -- a month after releasing his hit mobile puzzle game Threes -- he tried to help fellow devs try to make ...