The free event is scheduled to take place at The Midway in San Francisco and will welcome attendees of all ages to play over 70 unreleased games while partaking in “plentiful” food and drink.
“Day of the Devs is our favorite time of year. You could say it’s a holiday just for indie games, except that we’ve also invited a handful of our favorite AAA games too,” Double Fine President and CEO Tim Schafer said of the event, which will be celebrating some of the year’s “best indie and AAA titles.” Several new games will be making their official debuts there as well, set to a live soundtrack featuring bands like Doseone, Hydelic, and Chipzel.
The complete list of titles that will be available include several that will be playable for the first time, including “Afterparty,” “Bird Alone,” “Creaks,” and “Scrappers.” Others, like “My Friend Pedro” and “Tetris Effect,” have been seen at a variety of events, but will be available for players to check out as well. There’s a wide variety of titles on offer.
Streaming entertainment is smacking into the wall of the paradox of choice — and the cost to consumers of piecing multiple services together. The boom in subscription streaming services has given consumers more options than ever, with an array that includes Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, CBS All Access, Showtime and YouTube Premium. Even [...]
Unity’s annual Game Developer Conference keynote wrapped up Monday evening with an amazing visual treat: the latest creation from the company’s demo team. The new creation, designed to show off all of the bells and whistles of the ever-evolving Unity game engine, is a short film called “The Heretic.” The real-time cinematic runs at 30 [...]
Developer Warren Spector took to the stage during Unity’s GDC keynote to give a look at the game and note it is being built on the Unity game engine. Spector joined OtherSide Entertainment in 2016 and is currently helping the studio with “System Shock 3.” Earlier this year, troubled video game publisher Starbreeze sold the [...]
“Call of Duty: Mobile” is coming to North America, South America, Europe, and other regions outside of China, Activision announced during Unity’s GDC keynote Monday night. The company also gave people a first look at the Android and iOS game in action, which is expecting a public beta this summer. The free-to-play game, which was [...]
Toxicity in esports is a legacy problem, but a trio of researchers are aiming to change that. Esports’ struggle with inclusion is a longstanding problem, but recent efforts in combating sexism and racism in the gaming space have had a noticeable impact on a pair of university campuses. For Phil Alexander, an assistant professor of [...]
Convincing players to believe in a video game character that can only communicate through non-verbal actions is difficult. In virtual reality, it’s even more of a challenge. This was the subject of a talk given Monday at the Game Developers Conference by legendary Atsuko Fukuyama. She was one of the animators behind beloved games like [...]
Unity Technologies is partnering with computer graphics company Nvidia to offer production-focused early-access to real-time ray tracing, they announced during the Game Developers Conference on Monday. The two companies are offering an optimized preview solution for customers in the second half of 2019. Their real-time ray tracing promises photorealistic image quality and lighting for projects [...]