Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.It is owned and operated by UBM Tech Web (formerly a part of CMP Media), a division of Unite Business Media, and acts as the online sister publication to the print magazine Game Developer.
The articles can be filtered by either topic (All, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Independent, Serious) or category (Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Biz/Marketing).
A broad range of topics can be selected given the audience, which consists of businesspeople, educators, and developers, both professional and aspiring.
Gamasutra encourages professionals to publish blogs in order to share their expertise with other developers.
Analysis articles are popular reads as writers spark discussions on game design and the various trends of the industry.
There are three additional sections: a Store where books on game design may be purchased, RSS where users may subscribe to RSS feeds of each section of the website, and a section that links to the website's Twitter account.While it does post news found on typical video game websites, Gamasutra is known for providing online resources to aspiring and professional game developers on the disciplines of games, including design, audio, public relations, and art.