Portraying migrants’ struggles via cellphones in Bury Me, My Love

“The vast majority of migrants have smartphones. We felt the best way to tell the story we wanted to tell efficiently was to mimic the device they use and the way they use it.” …

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Video: Rob Pardo breaks down Blizzard’s design philosophies circa 2010

In this classic 2010 GDC talk, former Blizzard exec Rob Pardo revamps an internal presentation to show fellow devs some of the key philosophies that were driving the company. …

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Weekly Jobs Roundup: Blizzard, Heart Machine, and Insomniac Games are hiring now

This week’s roundup of game development job openings includes companies looking to hire Artists, UI Engineers, Level Designers, and more. …

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FCC makes move to repeal net neutrality protections

FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s 200-page proposal would eliminate all but one of the existing net neutrality protections in a bid to stop the federal government from “micromanaging the internet.” …

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Tencent and Bluehole partner to bring Battlegrounds to China

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will officially make its way to China, thanks to a publishing partnership between the game’s developer and the Chinese internet giant Tencent.  …

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