Fortnite, Rocket League and the Success of the Second Iterations

With Fortnite surpassing PUBG in terms of both player-base and total revenue, an interesting pattern has now emerged across a number of genres. While PUBG was not the first Battle Royale game, it was considered the ultimate beast of that game mode—a battle royale to end all Battle Royales, if you will. But another game […]

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The Best Technologies For Games To Adopt

A game is nothing but an idea without the appropriate software engineering, API and engine, and in today’s gaming industry, there are many options and different competing technologies in use. In today’s article, I’ll be taking a look at some of the better practices for developers that work in our crazy fast industry. There is […]

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AMD Link Mobile App Overview

The AMD Link App is a new and interesting way for users to interact with their Radeon product. All you need is the Adrenalin Edition version of Radeon Software (version 17.12) or later, and a decent iOS or Android phone. What does it do? The AMD Link application lets people use their phones as an […]

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Why watch Twitch streamers when you can play the game yourself?

Game streaming has become an extremely popular and profitable activity. Plenty of people spend their time on sites like Twitch or YouTube, watching other people play games. I am sure that anyone who has spent time watching streams has at some point been asked the infamous “Why waste time watching others play games when you […]

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Indie Games And The Fight For Relevance

In the last few years, Indie games have managed to take the mainstream by storm. Big events like E3 have special showcases for these usually modest-budget titles, and even the huge publishers, hungry to expand their brand and reach, are on the hunt for a promising indie studio to swallow. While most of indie titles […]

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Loot Boxes in AAA Games

If you’ve kept up with recent game releases, you might have noticed all the controversy about a certain feature that seems to have become a mainstay: Loot Boxes. What are loot boxes? On its own, the idea of a loot box is not actually all that bad. The player opens the box and receives a […]

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Loot Boxes in AAA Games

If you’ve kept up with recent game releases, you might have noticed all the controversy about a certain feature that seems to have become a mainstay: Loot Boxes. What are loot boxes? On its own, the idea of a loot box is not actually all that bad. The player opens the box and receives a […]

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