SEGA of America Workers Are Unionizing
Workers at Sega of America would form the first multi-departmental video game union in the U.S.
Why Roberta Williams Came Out of Retirement to Remake a Beloved Text Adventure
'Colossal Cave Adventure' summoned the Sierra adventure game legend to her calling. Forty years later, she's heeding its call again.
Game Developers Say It Helps When Fans Realize They’re Human
A thriving Discord community has become an essential part of the game dev toolkit—especially for small independent games and busy community managers.
Car Seat Headrest's Drummer Made His Own Video Game Franchise, Regrets It
How a musical side-project led to a game where you hunt down the head of a major record label.
It Turns Out Video Game Developers Suck at Playing Their Own Games
Making a 'Battlefield' game doesn't mean you're good at playing 'Battlefield,' and arguably, it doesn't actually matter.
How 'Bugsnax' Accidentally Got Announced on Twitter Six Years Ago
After 'Octodad,' developer Young Horses wasn't sure what they were going to work on next. They certainly didn't think blabbering about their experiments on social media would mean anything. Oops.
In 1998, 'Jagged Alliance' Developers Threatened a Walkout—And It Worked
How developers on a classic tactics game ended crunch and reformed their workplace with just the threat of a walkout.
'Welcome to Bummertown' Tells a Pointed Joke About Game Development
Metafictional narratives in games could help bridge the gap between the conditions facing creators and their audience's expectations.
How 'Slime Rancher' Made a Ton of Money And Stuck to 40-Hour Workweeks
That it's surprising a studio made this a priority tells you everything about the modern state of making video games.
Where The Hell Did 'Mighty No. 9' For Vita and 3DS Go?
It's been two years since the disappointing spiritual successor to Mega Man came and went, but the developers still haven't fully delivered on their promises.
How One Line of Ancient Code Haunted a Major MMO For Six Months
'Aliens: Colonial Marines' isn't the only game to have shipped with problems the developers would only figure out much later.
I Never Get Tired of Learning Game Dev Tricks and Hacks
Creators behind games like 'Fez' and 'The Walking Dead' share a few funky tricks on Twitter.