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To Infinite and beyond: Attracting new Halo fans without a new game

343 Industries' Kiki Wolfkill explains how the studio's transmedia efforts will prepare the world for Master Chief's return

By James Batchelor

The balance between fact and fantasy when building game worlds

Croteam's Nika Dvoravic shares how studying architecture has -- and hasn't -- helped her work on Serious Sam

By James Batchelor

Leigh Alexander: "Power fantasies are boring"

The award-winning narrative designer is tired of games giving players whatever they want -- it's time we explored "disempowerment fantasies" instead

By James Batchelor

11 bit Studios: Expanding the horizons of Frostpunk

Marketing director Patryk Grzeszczuk on building a bigger audience on consoles, and taking the Frostpunk universe beyond the strategy genre

By Matthew Handrahan

Remedy: "Single-player games are stronger than they have ever been"

At Reboot Develop, CEO Tero Virtala examined the new opportunities streaming services will create for independent AAA developers

By Matthew Handrahan

Swery's White Owls is building a better work culture for Japan

At Reboot Develop, Hidetaka Suehiro said his new studio's treatment of employees is, "inspired by foreign game companies"

By Matthew Handrahan

Amy Hennig: Streaming must be more than "just an invisible console"

Real-time streaming will start a revolution in storytelling, Hennig said at Reboot Develop -- but new kinds of content will be required to attract a bigger audience

By Matthew Handrahan

Warren Spector: "If immersive sims disappear, I disappear"

System Shock developer explains why the struggles of Dishonored and Deus Ex won't deter him from his chosen genre

By James Batchelor

Is it Game Over for traditional PR?

"Definitely yes," says industry veteran Cat Channon, but a more fluid, agile and empowering approach to communications has emerged in its place

By Cat Channon

CCP Games: EVE Online's tech is "absolutely at its breaking edge"

At Reboot Develop, Hilmar Petursson detailed CCP's plans to keep pace with the huge battles staged by EVE's remarkable community

By Matthew Handrahan

Blizzard: "We're crafting stories for a global audience so our team needs to reflect that"

Director of story George Kristic on the Overwatch team's story dojos, lack of yes men, and why he wants more games with animated series

By James Batchelor

Amy Hennig: AAA industry is at "an interesting crossroads" with storytelling

At Reboot Develop, the revered creator confessed to feeling "overwhelmed" by the scale of AAA games, which are now too big for their own stories

By Matthew Handrahan

Miyazaki vs Ueda: The path to compelling fantasy

Renowned Japanese developers discussed their differences at Reboot Develop, including opposing philosophies on animation and setting

By James Batchelor

CCP: China will be EVE Online's biggest market in two years

At Reboot Develop, CCP's Hilmar Petursson discussed the importance of China and Korea to the future of EVE Online

By Matthew Handrahan

How Clone Wars and Rebels influenced Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Writer Chris Avellone shares how he prepared to work on Respawn Entertainment's upcoming Star Wars adventure

By James Batchelor

Reboot Develop dates 2020, Uni and Canada conferences

Boutique developer conference will debut in North America this October, welcomes students to new event in Croatia next April

By James Batchelor

Watch the Reboot Develop Blue livestream here

Amy Hennig leads a day of talks that also includes Bungie, Warren Spector and the Reboot Develop Indie Awards

By Matthew Handrahan

Watch the Reboot Develop Blue livestream here

Yu Suzuki caps a day of talks that also includes Blizzard Entertainment, CCP Games, and Patrice Désilets

By Matthew Handrahan

Telltale's The Walking Dead "made Skybound what it is"

Skybound Stories CEO Dan Murray says episodic game had more impact on the company than the TV show

By James Batchelor

Watch the Reboot Develop Blue livestream here

Remedy Entertainment's Tero Virtala leads the first of three days of talks at the Dubrovnik-based conference

By Matthew Handrahan

Reboot Develop confirms dates for 2019

Dubrovnik-based conference will take place from April 11 to 13, with Canadian and student-focused events also planned

By Matthew Handrahan

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