New Preview Alpha 1804 System Update – 3/5/18

Starting at 6 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Update Alpha ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1804.180301-1400). Read on to learn more about a new feature, fixes and known issues in the latest system update. New Feature: Mixer In this build we are enabling the Mixer – Enable share controller functionality.  This feature will be turned on 9.00am Tuesday March 6th to ensure users have the build.  Users will need to reboot after 9.00am 3/6/18 to use this feature. This will allow a broadcaster from the console to be able to share…

Xbox Insiders Receive Thanks from the Robocraft Infinity Team

Last week, we announced an exciting playtest for Robocraft Infinity, a game that challenges you to build powerful robots and do battle with them. Alongside the announcement, we included a Q&A where Andy Griffiths, the Communications Manager for Freejam Ltd., issued a call for help from Xbox Insiders to play the game, report any issues and provide feedback. We’re pleased to announce that our community answered his calls, and we’ve got some cool stats that prove it: The playtest was available from Thursday, March 1, at 12 p.m. UTC (4:00 a.m. PST) through Monday, March 5, at 11:59 a.m. UTC…

AI Researchers Aim to Crack Code on ‘Sun Energy’

Princeton University researchers are aiming to crack the code on sun-like energy. The researchers have enlisted AI to help establish the feasibility of delivering fusion energy in the foreseeable future.

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Enter the Stormlight Archive in VR, with Way of Kings

Part of Brandon Sanderson’s fantasy epic The Stormlight Archive has been translated from the printed page to VR with this VR experience from Arcturus. We spoke with Ewan Johnson, Chief Creative Officer at Arcturus, about re-creating the world of Roshar. Can you give us a brief overview of the world of The Stormlight Archive? For those that are new to Brandon Sanderson’s

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Speaker Q&A: Jodie Azhar advocates for formalizing technical art processes

As game development teams achieve veteran status working on project after project, questions begin to arise about formally documenting what were once improvised solutions to commonplace problems. But how should developers, especially technical artists, go about formalizing these processes? At GDC 2018, Creative Assembly lead technical artist Jodie Azhar wants to help developers solve that […]

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