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The graveyard of features in games: when stuff that seemed promising just doesn’t work

Game Developer

Just because another game successfully implements a feature, doesn’t mean it’s right for yours. Still, not everything works, and sometimes, even failed features can linger. In this post, we pull back the veil and look at our graveyard of features. But that doesn’t stop us from trying!

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Turning Bugs Into Features

Game Developer

This post will review how I took a bug that I needed to fix and turned it into a standout feature for our game.

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Unity China Has Nanite and Lumen Like Features

Game From Scratch

GameFromScratch.com Unity China Has Nanite and Lumen Like Features There was an interesting discussion over on the Unity forums about features that are appearing only in the Chinese version of Unity.

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Game Developer’s best of 2022: Features of the year

Game Developer

In case you missed them: just like a serving of delicious leftovers, here are a few of our favorite features and featured blogs from 2022.

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Foamstars will feature AI-generated artwork produced by Midjourney

Game Developer

Square Enix has confirmed developer Toylogic "experimented" with Midjourney to create in-game album artwork.

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Latest PS5 update includes new accessibility features like "assist controller" support

Game Developer

"This feature introduces a new way for you to enjoy games collaboratively."

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The new normal • Video game layoffs are a feature, not a bug

PreMortem.Games

Standard feature of the industry As painful as layoffs may be, the current wave of workforce reductions serves as further proof that they have become a standard feature of the gaming industry rather than an anomalous bug. The post The new normal • Video game layoffs are a feature, not a bug appeared first on PreMortem Games.

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