Developers Share Their Favorite Games Of 2017

2017 has been a banner year for videogames, with many successful and important titles getting released throughout the year. Instead of presenting you our favorite 2017 games, we asked developers which titles resonated with them instead. Their answers are once again testament to the richness and diversity that independent games have to offer. If 2018 will only be half as …

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The Unknowns Saga vol 1 [Download]

buy now $0.00 First story of the Unknowns Saga; Seki, Dayo and Evea force to make an unexpected escape crash landed on Earth. As they got back on their feet they soon knowest that each landed on a different part of the world. Now they must try to find the missing starship, get everyone together, and leave Earth before Contour …

Come and level up your VFX coding skills at GDC 2018!

Looking to learn learn alternative approaches to emitting particles from game environment elements, characters and various other renderable objects utilizing shaders and compute and textures to drive and animate particle emission for GPU-based particle systems?  Then you need to come to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next March because it’s going to be packed with practical, informative sessions, including a …

Black Jewel Brings Commodore-Style Shirtless Swordplay Action

Black Jewel aims to emulate a c64 art style with its tale of stolen magical jewels and shirtless men with swords who aim to bring them back. Darkor, unfortunate enough to have been saddled with such an obviously-evil name, has decided to steal the black jewel, and Ryan the Barbarian is having none of it. Even if he has to …

Gamasutra’s Best of 2017: Brandon Sheffield’s all-time top 10 games hidden in other games

Brandon Sheffield (@necrosofty) is a senior contributing editor at Gamasutra. Hidden games are among my favorite things. I’m talking about games tucked away within published games. Specifically I’m interested in games that have little to nothing to do with the games they’re hidden in, and as a result cause the player to speculate. How did these games get in here? …

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The Escapists: The Walking Dead [Online Game Code]

buy now $4.50 Merging the award-winning, smash-hit, indie game The Escapists with the worldwide phenomenon that is The Walking Dead, comes The Escapists: The Walking Dead. In this unique game, recreated entirely in the charming 8-bit pixel art style of The Escapists, you play as Rick Grimes as he takes on hordes of walkers let loose upon the world. Rick …

Game devs around the world share their New Year’s resolutions

We’re almost done with 2017, and after reflecting on our highlights of the year we’re ready to start preparing for the year to come. Many of our readers are doing the same, and so we thought we’d once again turn to Twitter and put out a call for devs around the world to share their New Year’s resolutions with us — and …

Solve A Mystery In 1920s San Francisco In Adventure Game A Case Of Distrust

On the hardboiled streets of 1924 San Francisco, danger, suspicious characters, and mystery lurk, and in minimalist narrative adventure A Case of Distrust, private detective Phyllis Cadence Malone has to navigate this sprawling city of lies, misdeeds, and secrets to uncover a dark truth. Armed with only clever deductions and astute eye, Malone moves through this vibrant, minimalist, and historical …

PSA: Unity Student Scholarship for GDC 2018 submissions close this Sunday

Just a quick reminder that the Game Developers Conference and Unity have launched the Unity Student Scholarship, which aims to give 50 students with outstanding Unity projects All Access passes to GDC 2018. Don’t forget that the deadline to submit your project is this Sunday, December 31, 2017! There is no application cost and students can enter here.  Of course, the Unity Student Scholarship was created to provide learning …