Feature: Horace Developers On Die Hard, Britishness, And Finding The Right Genre Label

The term ‘hidden gem’ is one that, unfortunately, crops up all too frequently these days. With wave upon wave of quality titles hitting digital storefronts every week, more games than ever risk getting carried away by the tide before you’ve had the chance to pick them up. Horace — ostensibly a 16-bit-inspired platformer, although one … Read more Feature: Horace Developers On Die Hard, Britishness, And Finding The Right Genre Label

Feature: Playing The Name Game – Developers Discuss The Art Of Finding The Perfect Title

There was a time when naming your company’s latest video game was simple. Just programmed the first golf game for your 8-bit system? Great! Slap Golf on the cover and print 200,000. Likewise Tennis, Baseball and so on. They were simpler times, and the following 16-bit console generation wasn’t much more complicated. Anyone for Super … Read more Feature: Playing The Name Game – Developers Discuss The Art Of Finding The Perfect Title

Paytm Launches Mini App Store for Indian Developers

Paytm Mini App Store has been launched within the digital payments app, the company announced on Monday. Paytm announced this just days after tech entrepreneurs in India rallied for a national app store, but this is slightly different. Instead of giving native apps and developer tools, Paytm is hosting links to progressive Web apps (PWAs) … Read more Paytm Launches Mini App Store for Indian Developers

Rumour: Nintendo Is Reportedly Asking Switch Developers To Make Their Games 4K-Ready

© Nintendo Rumours of a “Switch Pro” refuse to go away, with Bloomberg now reporting that Nintendo has told third-party developers to ensure their future titles are 4K-ready – yet another big hint that a more powerful Switch variant is on the way. The report claims its sources are “outside game developers” that are familiar … Read more Rumour: Nintendo Is Reportedly Asking Switch Developers To Make Their Games 4K-Ready

Xbox Game Pass could be a boon for indie developers

Share this article When Xbox Game Pass is discussed, it’s often in terms of the value it presents to consumers: Halo Infinite, Psychonauts 2, Hellblade 2, and many more besides, all for one monthly payment. What it means for third-party developers remains mysterious, however. While the bulk of the Game Pass catalogue is composed of … Read more Xbox Game Pass could be a boon for indie developers

What the Future of Gaming Means for Developers

​​ For those of us in the games industry, we’ve always understood the incredible power of gaming. Over the past few months we’ve seen gaming become a part of our social fabric in ways we could never have imagined. It’s clear, now more than ever,​​ the crucial role gaming can play in our lives. ​Today we … Read more What the Future of Gaming Means for Developers

Apple to Update Developers, Possibly Signal Split From Intel at WWDC 2020

Apple on Monday will hold its annual conference for software developers, rolling out new features in its operating systems for iPhones and iPads and possibly signaling a departure from Intel’s almost 15-year run supplying Mac computer processors. Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) comes as paid services sold through the App Store have become central to … Read more Apple to Update Developers, Possibly Signal Split From Intel at WWDC 2020

Feature: Spirit Of The North Developers On The Challenges Of Bringing Their Fox To Switch

Following Spirit of the North‘s debut on PS4 last year, Merge Games revealed back in February that it was heading to Switch (and PC) this year in the Spring. Well, despite many of us having been stuck indoors for the last few weeks, Spring 2020 has indeed sprung and Infuse Studio’s gentle, atmospheric adventure is … Read more Feature: Spirit Of The North Developers On The Challenges Of Bringing Their Fox To Switch

Apple’s Online-Only Developers Conference Starts June 22, and Will Be Free

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be held online, starting June 22, the company announced on Tuesday. The conference will be available to all developers for free via the Apple Developer app and Apple Developer website. Back in March, the company had decided to hold the event online owning to the coronavirus pandemic. The Cupertino-based … Read more Apple’s Online-Only Developers Conference Starts June 22, and Will Be Free

Feature: Switch Developers Open Up About The Impact Of COVID-19

Most of you reading this will have encountered some sort of social restrictions over the past month or so due to the COVID-19 pandemic the world is currently experiencing. While security measures designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus vary on a per-country basis, necessary social restrictions and distancing are having a severe effect … Read more Feature: Switch Developers Open Up About The Impact Of COVID-19