Xbox CosPups Join Gaming Heroes to Celebrate the Year of the Dog

February 16 marks the start of Chinese New Year; a 15-day season of festivities across Greater China and within Asian communities worldwide, seeing people celebrate with family, feasting, fireworks, and good fortune rituals shared. This Lunar New Year we celebrate the Year of the Dog; the sign of the Chinese Zodiac that represents all the best characteristics we look for in a Player 2: bravery, loyalty, trustworthiness – a true companion and friend. At Xbox, we’re getting gamers excited about the Lunar New Year by taking the best traits of the Xbox universe and its beloved gaming characters and transforming…

GDC 2018 is proud to once again donate passes to the Indie Giving Charity!

It’s that time again: with the 2018 Game Developers Conference just a month away, organizers are proud to announce that for the sixth year running, 30 GDC Indie Games Summit tickets will be donated to the 2018 Indie Giving initiative in partnership with the fantastic Indie Giving charity. The goal of this enduring partnership with Indie Giving, which continues to be overseen by FGL chief […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ creator speaks about his path to game dev at GDC 2018!

How did Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene navigate the road from amateur game modder to creative director of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, one of the biggest games in years? Find out at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next month, where Greene will be presenting an extensive Design track talk on the subject titled “‘PLAYERUNKNOWN’: From Mod Creator to Creative […]

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja with an Exclusive New Avatar on Roblox

It’s a well-established fact that ninjas are the coolest warriors in the entire universe. They’re stealthy, mysterious, and versatile in battle! Naturally, it only seemed fitting to introduce one of our own renegade ninjas on Roblox as a unique playable avatar! Sharpen those kunai and get ready to hone your fighting techniques, Robloxians. Tohru, the “Phantom Claw,” is sneaking his way onto Roblox exclusively on Xbox One today for a special, limited-time-only price of only 200 Robux (50% off) from now until February 26! Who is Tohru, you ask? Well, aside from having quite a carnivorous appetite for grilled chicken…

ID@D.I.C.E. 2018

The D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit 2018 is an annual conference where creative minds gather to explore methods of optimizing the creative process and artistic expression, and how it applies to the development of interactive entertainment. This year’s theme is Made…

A Plague Tale: Innocence will have up to 5,000 man-eating rats simultaneously on screen… but you’re the real monster here

Taking care of your little brother during a bloodthirsty rat plague forces you to make difficult decisions to survive – and your brother learns from every single one GamesRadar+ previewed A Plague Tale: Innocence at Le What’s Next de Focus, and share t…

The Doctor Is In: AI-Powered App Helps Physicians Spend More Time with Patients

Physicians spend less time than ever with patients — just 27 percent of the workday, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2016. The main culprit:  electronic health records. Doctors find themselves increasingly glued to computers, acting as glorified data entry administrators. Even when they’re in the same room as Read article >

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