Video Game Review: Dust: An Elysian Tail

Video Game Review: Dust: An Elysian Tail
New York Daily News
Video Game Review: Dust: An Elysian Tail. Downloadable action game boats ...Developer Humble Hearts' colorful downloadable game for the Xbox 360, available in the Xbox Live Arcade, is instantly a visual masterpiece. Dust, the colorful, sword-wielding ...

New York Daily News

Video: Scaling Words With Friends' sudden enormous success
Zynga With Friends CTO Vijay Thakkar took a moment to reflect on the game's production at this year's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, and explained that the game's sudden success and unforeseen hiccups taught its developers quite a bit ...

Apple's iOS 6 App Store search will be tough for game discovery
Game developers are worried about the loss of discoverability with the new App Store search feature in iOS 6, the latest version of Apple's operating system for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. And with good reason, ... “Longer phrases are 70 percent ...


Saints Row: The Third Update – VIDEO GAME NEWS – Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox ... (blog)
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Volition, Inc. today announced Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package will be available for purchase in North America on November 6, 2012, and internationally on November 9, 2012 for the Xbox 360 video game and ...

BAFTA Video Game Awards overhauled for 2013, gets new category
Digital Spy
The Marmalade managing director, who replaces ex-Sony UK boss Ray Maguire, will also introduce campaigning, bringing the Video Game Awards in line with other BAFTA areas. Submissions for next year's event, which takes place at the London Hilton on ...

Game media veteran John Davison joins Red Robot Labs
In his new role, Davison will manage and curate content for the game community anddevelopers as part of the unannounced project. The product will “tap into industry trends, gamer conversations and foster new social video game discovery,” according to ...


Company of Heroes 2 UPDATE – VIDEO GAME NEWS – REWARDS & UNLOCKS (blog)
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced a number of pre-order incentives as well as a Digital Collector's Edition for its upcoming strategy game Company of Heroes® 2, sequel to the highest rated strategy game of all-time. All customers* who pre-order ...

TA Plays: 'Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile' - A Video Game With Fighting In It
Touch Arcade
Veterans will notice some creative changes to the actual fighting mechanics and systems that make for a fresh game. Guys like me won't have the time to see much in the way of this since we'll be too busy getting destroyed by the AI or an actual real ...

3DS: Unity Engine not planned for the system
GamingBolt (blog)
Earlier we reported that the Unity Engine was going to be on the Wii U and was also going to offer Direct X11 equivalent graphics, but Nintendo's handled system won't get such love according to Unity Technologies developer relations officer Tracy Erickson.

GamingBolt (blog)

FIFA 13 Career mode video highlights improved commentary
GamingBolt (blog)
EA has just released a new developer diary in which they mention all the improvements in thegame's audio system. If you love engrossing commentary, I surely don't, then you will enjoy FIFA 13. Check out the video for yourself. Huge improvements to the ...

Are Video Game Fanboys Bad for the Industry?
But other, more realistic, people can envision a world where multiple video game consoles stand side by side, each leveraging their advantages over the other to provide better and more innovative experiences. And from console fanboyism rose specific ...

5 Best & 5 Worst Video Game Sequels Of This Generation
It's a shame too, because often developers need that second game to truly hone and fulfill their original vision, although this is not always the case. It's not unheard of for big name sequels to fall short of expectations, even if when held up on ...

Gameloft teases Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, to hit Android this fall
Android Authority
Video game developer Gameloft has its fans and its haters, but if it's one thing we Android gamers all like about the French company is its dedication to franchises and punctuality in releasing sequels. The Modern Combat series of first-person shooters ...

Android Authority

Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer beta coming in October
Video game 'Medal of Honor: Warfighter" from developer Danger Close Games and publisher Electronic Arts. Tweet; Share. Facebook ... In the game's multiplayerdesign, soldiers from ten different nations go head-to-head to see who is top dog. Gamers can ...

NEO XYX Neo Geo game to be released for $500
The game is being released as a Multi Video System (MVS) board rather than an AES cartridge for the home system. MVS was Neo Geo's arcade system which looks like an arcade cabinet, but you can switch out the boards. With that in mind you won't be ...


NHL 13 game review - PlayStation 3 (PS3) version played
Your Local Guardian
One area where the developers have clearly been hard at work is in the physics. The way players move around on the ice is even more believable than before – the quality of their twists, turns, falls ...Instead, I'll widen the net and say this is a ...

Assassin's Creed III: World preview
From previous developer interviews, everyone already knows the world of AC III will be approximately one and a half times the size of the Rome map from Assasssin's Creed Brotherhood, which was huge to begin with. According to a preview ... "Being at ...

Opinion: Reluctant skepticism about Japan's future
Shin Unozawa, a long-time Namco Bandai executive and the head of Japan's video game trade body CESA (Computer Entertainment Software Association), made an effort to convince a group of media and professionals at Tokyo Game Show that there is nothing to ...


'Bayonetta' and 'Vanquish' developer Platinum Games wants to take its action ...
The Verge
Platinum Games may also return to handheld game development. After releasing space simulation Infinite Space for the Nintendo DS, Platinum's games have only appeared on current generation home video game consoles. That too may change. "We are ...

How to Land an Angel Investor
Huffington Post (blog)
The Small Business Association estimates there are around 250,000 angel investors in the USA.. Angel investors are drawn to Chicago's tech renaissance of app developers, game developers, a large Drupal community, product developers for mobile devices ...

Iranian group accuses 'Angry Space Birds' of being latest weapon in cyber war
The Verge
The Iran Computer & Video Games Foundation sent a letter to Finish-developer Rovio this week objecting to what the organization calls the game's use of anti-Iranian levels in "Fry Me to the Moon." According to the translated letter, the planet featured ...

Need For Speed Most Wanted Open World Shown Off [Video]
The Need for Speed series has gathered millions of fans world-wide, over its very long history. The latest installment is 'Most Wanted', which is touted as being a very fun, open-world-type of game, which integrates both online and offline play seamlessly.

High Moon Studios Rides High on 'Transformers'
Della Penna and his team of nearly 100 employees are riding high after the release of the critically acclaimed "Transformers: Fall of Cybertron," a video game based on the popular "Transformers" franchise. The game was well-received by critics, scoring ...

Mainlining Hotline Miami
Platform Nation
It is an indie video game spin-off of the annual film festival Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, and unsurprisingly, it is rather fantastic. It's definitely not the biggest gaming event what with only 22 ...released games were there, too, like Lone ...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown demo out today on Steam
... where all the training, research and alien autopsies happen. We've been impressed with how thegame is shaping up so far, both its single-player campaign, seen in the video above, and multiplayer component. XCOM will admit new recruits on October 9.

Sony reiterates commitment to PS3 through 2015
You likely already know that if you keep up with video game news, but so far, two major players have been silent on the next generation: Microsoft and Sony. Despite the absurd number of rumors, both companies have maintained that they're focused on ...


The Free-To-Play Storm and the Freecore Gamer
It's not game design. True, there are a couple of mechanics to do with time-delays and gating which have spread around social games like memes (formally, gamedesigners call them “ludemes”). Yet the ordinary day-to-day gameplay of most big social games ...


$30 gadget lets you control computer with your eyes
CNN International
(CNN) -- Take two video-game console cameras and one pair of horn-rimmed glasses and for around $30 you have a device that will allow you to control a computer or, potentially, even a wheelchair with your eyes. Previously, if you wanted ... looks at ...

Business workshop for Perth game devs coming up
Fancy getting ahead in games development, or even becoming a consultant in the industry? A Perth not-for-profit outfit has a cool workshop coming up. Business Foundations, a not-for-profit organisation specialising in assisting small and micro ... hails mainstream potential of mobile gaming
The Guardian (blog)
In the last couple of years, has grown from being the 40th most populargames developer on Facebook to second place behind Zynga, with 49.6m monthly active users (MAUs) and 11.9m daily active users (DAUs) at the time of writing. "Just as we ...

The Guardian (blog)

Peter Molyneux wants more new IP
TG Daily
Video game pioneer Peter Molyneux thinks that the industry has become lazy.The designer ... "Two years ago, developers were going to publishers and saying we'd like to do this [new IP], and the publishers were saying, 'It's too late in the generation now.

TG Daily

Borderlands 2 Has A Ridiculous Number Of Hidden Secrets. Here Are All The ...
... Are All The Ones We Update: You can also pick up a Hyperion-manufactured weapon that shoots Minecraft arrows, as seen in XxTONYDATIG3RxX's video to your left. ... Game Front shows you where to find these color-coordinated mutants in the video to ...

Slender: The Arrival first two screenshots released, looks ominous
If you've surfed the internet long enough, you might have heard of the Slender Man, a (hopefully) not real creature that can also be found in the free video game, Slender: The Eight Pages. For those unfamiliar, it's a horror-based ... The developers ...


What is Guild Wars 2? Glad You Asked.
I don't envy anyone trying to step into a game for the first time, it can be a very discouraging experience. But this video, made by Arena Net themselves--the developers of the game--walks you through some of the basics of the game. Personally, as ...

Adobe Introduces Edge Tools For HTML5 Development
Edge Animate – A motion and interaction design tool that allows users to bring animated content to the web using HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Edge Inspect – An inspection and preview tool that allows front-end web developers and designers to efficiently ...

Top 10 Games This Week Incl: Borderlands 2, F1-2012, PES 2013
News For Shoppers
The game was hyped long before it was actually released. There was a lot of ...Codemasters, the developers of the F1 series of Video Games, should be very pleased to find that F1 2012 placed second, ahead of the very popular PES 2013. Konami may not ...

News For Shoppers

Games: Building LEGO The Lord of the Rings
Peter Jackson's first film in the upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, hits theaters on December 14th and Traveler's Tales will be releasing their video game adaptation of the original three films. Take a look at this video ...

You Can't Keep a Good Zombie Down – Why Resident Evil Endures
CD-based system brought with them more storage, higher-resolution graphics and that dreaded phrase, a holy grail to many developers in the early '90s, the 'interactive movie'. There was a misconception that enabling players ... Disney's Wreck-It Ralph ...

When sequelitis strikes (and when it doesn't)
Those nasty green buggers have hunted my hide in more computer and video gamesthan I could possibly count, and I've devoted most of my life to exterminating as many of them as my mundane and magical arsenals will allow. So you can imagine the ...Yes ...


Review: 'Double Dragon Neon' packs nostalgia with flaws
Main Line
A lot of classic video games came and went from that makeshift daycare over the years, but it's side-scrolling beat-em-up “Double Dragon” that's etched most distinctly in my memory. Twenty-five years and several sequels ... of a long-lost period in ...

JOBS IN GAMES: Reputation is everything
The video games industry, albeit a billion dollar sector; is a relatively small industry.... MPG Universal's head of development management Katrina Mosson (pictured right), senior commercial consultant Hayley Evans (pictured left) and head of ...


Apple's answer to Android rivals rates a high five
The Australian
THE iPhone 5 brings Apple back into the game against the top-of-range Android opposition, which are thinner and have faster processors and bigger screens and batteries. It has been more than two years since Apple released its last ... With Apple's ...

Assets Loading in HTML5 Game Development
By Benny Liu
Ordinarily, game assets include image, audio, video and binary data files; for 3D games, a model file is also required, such as .obj files exported from 3DMax. Generally speaking, these file sizes could vary from 10M to several Gs. That's not a ...
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Maui Childhood Influences Video Game |
Kalani Streicher has fond small-kid memories of growing up in Wailuku, Maui and incorporated island culture into his work as a video game developer.

GameMarx: News: Words of Wisdom for New Indie Game Developers
Josh Ferguson of Chaosoft Games shares some wisdom for developers after their ... A break down of Video Game Kickstarter projects that you can use to help ...

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