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Articles about multiplayer game development, from player state sync to social features like chat.

The Growing Popularity of Hybrid-Casual Games
GamingFeb 2, 2024

The Growing Popularity of Hybrid-Casual Games

Explore the rise of hybrid-casual games, merging hypercasual simplicity with casual game depth, and their impact on the evolving gaming industry.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
The Differences between Gaming Servers and Chat Servers
GamingJan 17, 2024

The Differences between Gaming Servers and Chat Servers

An in-depth analysis of the advantages of differentiating multiplayer game servers from chat infrastructure, facilitating in-game chat, and other interactive features.
Darryn Campbell
Darryn Campbell
Developer Advocate, PubNub
Add Real-Time Features in Unreal Engine 5.3 with PubNub
GamingOct 18, 2023

Add Real-Time Features in Unreal Engine 5.3 with PubNub

Learn how you can use PubNub’s Unreal Engine Module to implement these real-time features and more into your own Unreal Engine 5.3 game
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
Unveiling the Overhauled PubNub Unity SDK
GamingOct 3, 2023

Unveiling the Overhauled PubNub Unity SDK

PubNub has overhauled Unity SDK to enhance user experience, simplify setup, boost reliability, and expedite prototyping.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
PubNub at Devcom and Gamescom Europe 2023
GamingAug 31, 2023

PubNub at Devcom and Gamescom Europe 2023

PubNub joined what felt like the entire European gaming community for two back-to-back events in Cologne during August 2023
Darryn Campbell
Darryn Campbell
Developer Advocate, PubNub
UDP vs TCP: Why to Run Gaming Servers Separate from Chat
GamingAug 31, 2023

UDP vs TCP: Why to Run Gaming Servers Separate from Chat

A look at the key benefits of separating game servers for multiplayer functionality from chat infrastructure for in-game chat and other social features.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Add Trading and Leaderboards to your Unity Game with PubNub
GamingAug 30, 2023

Add Trading and Leaderboards to your Unity Game with PubNub

The best way for any game to improve player engagement and retention is to integrate real-time interactivity; this means features like chat, in-game alerts, leaderboards & presence. However, developing these features yourself can take time and effort. PubNub can help. We are trusted by multiple customers...
Darryn Campbell
Darryn Campbell
Developer Advocate, PubNub
Add Social Features to your Unity Game with PubNub
GamingAug 25, 2023

Add Social Features to your Unity Game with PubNub

The best way for any game to improve player engagement and retention is to integrate real-time interactivity; this means features like in-game chat, alerts, leaderboards & presence, but developing these features yourself can be time-consuming and distracting - time you could spend better improving other...
Darryn Campbell
Darryn Campbell
Developer Advocate, PubNub
Exploring the Potential of Generative AI in Game Development
GamingMay 30, 2023

Exploring the Potential of Generative AI in Game Development

Generative AI can transform gaming, craft unique content, tell dynamic stories, enhance testing procedures, and create personalized experiences.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub