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Audio Jobs: Finding the best tune

Audio is a very specialised area of the games industry. Some designers have been doing it for decades. So how did they get their jobs, and what do they look for when hiring new audio designers? Sean Cleaver asks UK studios and outsourcers for their advice and experiences

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Rollercoaster Tycoon vs Planet Coaster vs Parkitect

When 2013’s SimCity came out, it was broken. It didn’t work. The servers fell over and the critics and fans did what they do when a game doesn’t work: they crucified it. Even when the game did get up-and-running, eventually, there were a few dissatisfied customers. The game’s developer had …

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Elite: Dangerous Xbox One full release set for October

Elite: Dangerous is heading for full release on Xbox One next month, developer Frontier has announced. In an AMA post on Reddit, studio CEO David Braben revealed the space sim will depart the console’s Xbox Game Preview Program for official release on October 6th. Braben added that Ships and modules …

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Frontier announces new £40 Elite Dangerous expansion

Space sim Elite Dangerous has announced what effectively sounds like a Season Pass for a range of upcoming content. The whole package is called Horizons and the star feature is the Planetary Landings bundle, which for the first time, provides players with the chance to explore a planet’s surface for …

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