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GlobalStep at the Game Developers Conference 2020

We’re delighted to announce we’ll be out in San Francisco for the Games Developer Conference 2020 (GDC) at the Moscone Center from 16th March – 20th March 2020. As one of the largest professional games industry events in the world, the Game Developers Conference brings together the game development community to exchange ideas, solve problems, […]

The Importance of Getting Social Media Customer Service Right

It’s the year 2000 and you just picked up the game of the season – only to be annoyed by a bug that’s halted your gameplay. What do you do? You pick up the phone, call the customer support and remain on hold for hours. Worse, you write an E-mail to support and wait for […]

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Top 5 Skills You Need to Possess to Make a Career in Video Game Testing

Each one of us has at some point of the time wished to be playing video games all day long.  From car racing to VR based games, from strategy games to simple puzzles, every game has an attraction and a fascination towards it. While there are dedicated video game developers and game artists behind creating […]

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What to expect at Game Developers Conference, 2018

With a rich history spanning over 3 decades, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco has firmly established itself as one of the flagship events on the gaming industry calendar. Attracting over 26,000 attendees each year right from programmers, artists, producers, game designers, QA professionals, audio professionals, business decision-makers, etc. – GDC is a must-attend […]

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The Story of Justicia: #MadeByWomen at GlobalStep

This International Women’s Day, we at GlobalStep wanted to do more than just wish the wonderful ladies at GlobalStep. We wanted to go one step further and ask them to don the creative hats and give us their perspective on characters in video games. With women making up close to half of the gaming population […]

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Cheatsheet To Ensure Your Video Game Passes the Compliance Test

Be it any platform – XBOX One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch or 3DS, months of development and QA efforts will go to waste if your game fails to clear the console manufacturers’ compliance testing parameters and guidelines. Though developers cannot release a game without getting an express approval from the console manufacturers, QA houses often […]

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The Next Wave of Game QA – Unlimited Opportunities to Exploit

Games QA has traditionally been and continues to be one of the key components of the game development life cycle. At its core, it consists of ensuring that the game is behaving as intended, reaches the quality standards expected by users, and meets the requirements set by hardware manufacturers. Games have experienced a paradigm shift […]

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5 reasons why your app could be rejected by iOS App Store (And how to avoid it)

The success of the mobile experience is highly dependent upon the quality and functionality of the applications available for the respective mobile platforms.  An average mobile user spends close to 177 minutes on his / her mobile phone every day and 90% of this time is spent within apps. Apple’s App Store, which had over […]

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Game Testing and QA Engineering

Outsourcing tasks within an organization to an experienced partner can help drive cost savings of 20% to 40% depending upon process complexity and capabilities of the service provider. On the other hand, there’s always a nagging doubt in the mind of the management regarding the ability of the service provider in understanding the typical complexities […]

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What to expect at the Game QA and Localisation, Europe 2017

I’m excited to be part of one of the biggest QA and localisation conference for gaming industry in Berlin next week. While, I’m packing my bags, a quick blog to share my thoughts with you. First things first! The event is going to be taking place in the beautiful city of Berlin for the first […]

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