Getting Started with your Game server containers

Containers have been around for some time, but only recently have they become a mainstay in IT. With Docker and other similar tools, containers are becoming more popular among developers, system administrators and even non-technical personnel. This is because they offer three key benefits: portability, lightweight and ease of use. In this article, we will

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The power of Edge Computing

The last few years have seen a surge in the popularity of gaming. The industry has also been experiencing exponential growth as more devices are being connected to the internet and new technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) emerge. As this trend continues, game developers will need to adapt their games to

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Edgegap Learner Series : What is latency in gaming?

Edgegap Learner Series Developing a game is not easy; at Edgegap, we understand that better than anyone! We have created the Edgegap Learner Series to help new game developers grasp all the fundamental concepts of DevOps, hosting and technical aspects of making a multiplayer game. Where Edgegap fits in the development process and using/managing game

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How studios can reduce lag in cross-play games

Cross-platform play, also known as cross-play, has gained popularity among gamers for quite some time now. According to Unity’s latest estimates, in 2021 alone, over 50% of all Americans played multiplayer games—with 87% of those gamers having played cross-platform games. The advantages of cross-play are undeniable for gamers. They can play with whomever they want,

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Play-to-earn games : How to optimize your player experience and security

Blockchain tech and cryptocurrencies are creating a new breed of games that offer players digital assets as rewards that can be collected and then sold or traded on NFT marketplaces. According to many industry pundits, play-to-earn (P2E) games, as they are called, are poised to take over the video gaming industry within just a few

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Call us the other ‘S’ word.

On the heels of the XP Game Developer Conference in Toronto, where our own Benjamin Denis spoke on the How to improve the gaming experience with strategic partners panel, he gives his thoughts on how game developers need to stop looking at suppliers as just that and start looking at them as Strategic Partners.   Service providers

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Case study: Kickin’ out netcode issues with Edgegap

The Background Describing Jonah Wallerstein, the developer of KungFu Kickball, as patient and resourceful in building a real-time multiplayer online game as a one-person show would be an understatement.  His journey in developing the online multiplayer is detailed on Game Developer as he explains the challenges he faced trying to mitigate any netcode issues and

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Edgegap’s core development principles: The key to a stellar customer experience

When the team at Edgegap onboards new users on our platform, they are always impressed with how seamless and easy the process is. We often hear: “That’s it?”, We’re already done?” or “It’s so easy!”  How has Edgegap developed an easy-to-use platform with scalability across all infrastructure providers? When we designed the first blueprints of

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Edgegap rebrands and revamps website

At Edgegap, we’re excited to share the newest chapter of our growth journey – a fresh new brand identity designed to capture all the good things happening now and position us for the future. We wanted a fresh look for our brand to reflect the game industry’s dynamism and our journey over the last 36

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