Develop July: The inside story of Surgeon Simulator's climb to the top

Develop July: The inside story of Surgeon Simulator's climb to the top
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

July 3rd 2013 at 4:10PM

Also under the knife: Nintendo Web Framework, Mark Pincus and The Develop Awards

The new July issue of Develop is out today through your browser and on iPad, as the print edition makes its way to subscribers.

Those eager to be the first to see the new issue can subscribe to the iPad or digital version of the magazine for just £14.99 a year, or buy the July issue for a one-off payment of £1.99. The print issue is currently being delivered across the globe to studios and individuals throughout the industry.

The latest issue features:

• We bring you the inside story on Surgeon Simulators incredible rise from game jam curio to online sensation

• Our rare interview with a member of Nintendo's tools development team looks at what Nintendo Web Framework offers, and who it is for

• A full guide to the Develop Conference, which includes our own Develop Awards on July 10th

• Mark Pincus offering insight on why he backed free-to-play

• A look at the complex world of immigration employment law and its impact on game studios

• Synthesis' guide to localistation

• We visit the studios building a thriving European games development hub in the Netherlands

• Hansoft for Mac profiled

• A detailed analysis of if and why data and analytics are important for game designers

• The tale of Expendable: Rearmed's journey to Nvidia Shield

• Epic introduces veterans of the Make Something Unreal competitions

• Nokia on the opportunity with Microsoft platforms

• Acousmatic sound investigated

• And our expert columnists Rick Gibson and Alex Wright-Manning are on-hand to deliver insight and analysis on matters currently affecting the industry

Grab your iPad edition here, or view your digital edition here.