UK game industry prepares for tax relief Gamasutra With tax breaks for video game developers on the way in the UK, the Government has stated that studios will have to pass a cultural test to show that they deserve to receive the relief. Now industry trade body UKIE has stepped in to offer its ... Gamasutra
Knight Age – VIDEO GAME UPDATE & NEWS ringsidereport.com (blog) Joymax, leading online game developer and publisher known for popular titles Silkroad Online and Digimon Masters, today announced half-priced repairs for all weapons and armor for the next two weeks in the latest free-to-play MMORPG, Knight Age.
Video Game Quick Hits 10/30/12 Big Shiny Robot! The original announcement of the game indicated it would happen in 2012, but no one believed it. Rockstar has had a steady flow of releases in May (Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire, Max Payne 3) and it seems to be a good time of year for them. I'd still ... Big Shiny Robot!
Living in the Light of Games GamingBolt (blog) I came to work on game middleware through the trenches of game development. I spent a good while at ... During this period, it was painfully apparent to me that games developers do not have the resources to meet their ambitions. We expect realistic ... GamingBolt (blog)
Video: Taking games beyond the living room Gamasutra The game certainly plays with the rules of traditional multiplayer design, and at this year's Independent Games Summit during GDC Europe, the game's developers pulled back the curtain on how Renga came to be in a detailed postmortem on unorthodox game ...
The Ten Commandments Of Video Game Menus
A good video game menu is like a good roadie: It stays out of the way. But still, far too many menus waste far too much of our time. People want to play games, not mess around in menus! We've gone up to the top of Video Game Mountain in search of ...
Halo 4: VIDEO GAME NEWS – XBOX 360 Update
Published by Microsoft Studios, the “Halo” franchise of games is exclusive to the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network. To date, more than 43 million copies of “Halo” games have been sold ...
'Medal of Honor: Warfighter' is video game made for military
When GovX and its president, Tony Farwell, set out to release a military-only version of the video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter," they faced a challenge. How could they close the divide between standard first-person shooter video games and the ...
Meteor Entertainment Raises $18M In Funding For 'Freemium' Video Game
International Business Times
Its success in such a short period of time shows the financial support available for video game developers willing to expand into freemium software, a business model now claims more than half of the European market share for video games. The new ...
Geomerics 'Enlighten' Technology Interview: The Future of Lightning
Lightning is a major part of video games these days. ... Once artists can design game levels knowing that the lighting is fully dynamic we will see a real step-change in creativity. Level lighting artists will start ... to trade-offs. I think a lot of ...
Forza Horizon review
By Tom Hoggins, Video Games Editor. 1:18PM GMT 29 Oct 2012 ... Forza is a racing game brand usually associated with elegance and austerity, a precision-engineered simulation enraptured with its roster of cars and track racing. Horizon is a wild, almost... Telegraph.co.uk
Nathan Fillion attends gaming event Firefall Fest
"Castle" star Nathan Fillion got his game on with video game developer and publisher Red 5 Studios today for Firefall Fest, a Livestream event taking place on the Official Firefall website. Firefall, which is currently in its beta stage, is a ...
Cross Talk: How to Design a Video Game (or Not)
NBC Chicago (blog)
Do video games exist to make money first and foremost, or do they serve a higher purpose? Games as art, games as entertainment, games as business; these are all different approaches game developers take, or attempt to combine, when they first put pen ...
New 'Halo 4' multiplayer map (Vortex) suitable for all styles
Preference is so important that when "Halo 3" began to allow a game lobby the choice of which map should be played by vote, other games' developers adopted the concept. Online multiplayer is increasingly a game publisher's marketing strategy as it is ...
ONtap picks its favorite film versions of popular video games
Developers started creating entire worlds, writing scripts and fully fleshing out entire stories. Video games began to have depth and characters, and ... It was the first photo-realistic computer-animated feature film and also holds the record for the ...
Fable: The Journey – VIDEO GAME NEWS & UPDATE
When casting for the game the Side team had to keep in mind all elements an actor can bring to performance capture role (physicality, voice, characterization), especially as Fable: The Journey required some very distinct physical types. These ranged ...
Watch Someone Find a Rare Video Game That Could be Worth $30000 Forbes It was the only game developer Men-A-Vision ever released. The 1982 Atari 2600 title went through such a limited run that it's considered the rarest video game in existence. In the retro gaming community, it's the rarest of white elephants. In 2010, a ...
Video Game Cowboys Music Business Journal Less funding is required to make an app that could achieve Angry Birds-like success, and getting into the world of apps development could be a great pathway into the video game industry and a livelihood in music. Services could be rendered ... The ... Music Business Journal
Sniper: Ghost Warrior – VIDEO GAME MAJOR UPDATE – GOES PLATINUM ringsidereport.com (blog) City Interactive, a fast-growing international publisher and developer of interactive entertainment, today announced that its premier sniper game, Sniper: Ghost Warrior, has gone platinum with more than 700,000 units sold for the Xbox 360® video game ...
Greenpeace's killer video game cans John West The Age Greenpeace web developer and gaming fanatic Manuel Perez admits playing the slasher game seems at odds with protecting marine life: “You feel a bit wrong playing it, but it's very addictive.” Greenpeace earlier this week released a fish can shaped like... The Age
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition gets a Halloween Skin Pack Examiner.com Not only will your purchase be for a good cause, you will get a total of 55 new skins that were donated by game developers around the world who wanted to give to charity as well. Fans can expect to see some capes on some of the skins also! The ...
Former 'Tomb Raider' game developer unveils new project ITV News A mother who worked on the Tomb Raider series of games has set up her own video game company which is releasing its first project. ... After 10 months indevelopment, the company is getting ready to release its first title - Buddha Finger - this week ... ITV News
Game Developer Announces New Real-Time Strategy (RTS) Video Game
The video is funny and interesting. Backers can pre-order the game and participate in the game development process for a pledge of $15. "Real-time strategy games are great because they challenge you to think on your feet with army composition, tech ...
Video game review: Spy Hunter
New York Daily News
And a long long time ago, a car video game called Spy Hunter reminded us of exactly that. The idea was simple back in the early 1980s, ... It's the first Spy Hunter gamesince Midway's last release on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, and it follows much the ... New York Daily News
Are big budgets killing the video game industry?
As the video game industry roped in the masses and grew into a mainstream entertainment juggernaut, the average cost of developing a video game swelled over to $20 million, with some AAA games costing 2-5 times as much. . Back in te 90s,developers ... Tech2
Video Game Review: "Dishonored"
The News Record
It almost makes me wish the developers had opted out of entire chunks of pointless, boring and expository plot that justifies magic being used to spend more time on the game's human aspect. In the end, “Dishonored” plays like a rip-off of “Hitman ...
How Video Games Keep Hands Entertained In Japan
I enjoy video games in all shapes and sizes and to say one type is better than the other is just closing one's self off from fun and entertainment. That being said, the effect of cell/smart phone gaming on the game market has been unmistakable ...
Gamer-funded games: too much of a risk?
With more and more game developers using crowd-sourced funding as a means to make games, is the face of game development changing before our very eyes? Among the more high-profile Kickstarter video game projects this year was one by famed game ... Stuff.co.nz (blog)
'Unfinished Swan' is a beautiful shooting game without the bullets
Yes, some video games are all about the guns. And that's just fine if you're a grown-up who loves shooting digital things (which many of us do). But while "The Unfinished Swan" is a shooting gameof a sort, it's also a fine example of the other end of ...
City officials tackle video gaming
At a meeting earlier this month, the City Council voted to table a proposed amendment to the city ordinance covering liquor licenses, adding a category for video gaming parlors and setting the annual license fee at $1,400. Council members at the time ...
TV and video game contracts could be the future
The head of Microsoft's interactive entertainment division seems right at home onstage in front of a large audience of journalists and video-game developers at the Galen Center arena in Los Angeles, where thousands of insiders are gathered for the ...
Video-game review: 'Fractured Soul'
The innovation behind "Fractured Soul's" gameplay enticed the Mega Man/Mario junkie inside of me to climb out and play a game that lovingly marries puzzling, platforming and shooting elements into a fantastic (and cheap!) experience. Immediately when I ...
11 Japanese Video Game Names You Won't Believe Are Real
Today marks the release of lovely little adventure game Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, and if you think that's a silly name, you're not alone. For decades now, Japanese developers have whipped up a great number of video games with titles that seem ...
Video Games and Aestheticising Sexual Violence
A few years ago, I pondered on the use of video games, like movies, in causing aversion to crimes such as rape and violence against women. A key example was the Hollywood film The Accused featuring Jodie Foster. Viewers talked about how the scene ... GamingBolt (blog)
November Video Game Release Dates - All Formats
Game publishers are all starting the big fight for the Christmas #1 sales spot, they want to be "that game" and they want you to buy it, it's that simple. So here is my pick of what I think will be the big hit releases of November, sure it's not ... CCL Online
TroubleVille: Zynga Lays Off 5% Of Its Workforce, Scraps 13 Games - Forbes: "After months of declining share price and reports of internal trouble at Zynga, the San Francisco-based social gaming company laid off more than 5% of its workforce on Tuesday and said it will end 13 games. . . “We are closing the Zynga Boston studio and proposing closures of the Zynga Japan and [United Kingdom] studios,” wrote Zynga CEO and founder Mark Pincus in an internal memo sent to employees around 5 PM Eastern. Pincus’ statement, which also acknowledged cuts in Austin and “a small number of partner team reductions,” came hours after news of the layoffs had circulated Twitter and the Web. Tuesday’s cull is the the latest sign that points to strife within the gaming company, coming a day before the company announces third quarter earnings."
UK-based video game developer sets up shop in Halifax Halifax News Net Halifax's video game developer scene just got a little more crowded. Frontier Games, a studio based in Cambridge, U.K., has opened their first North American office on Barrington Street. Their operation is fairly small right now, but CEO David Braben ... Halifax News Net
Knight Age: CLAIM THE POWER OF EXCALIBUR – Video Game News ringsidereport.com (blog) Joymax, leading online game developer and publisher widely known for longstanding quality titles including Silkroad Online and Digimon Masters, today revealed details of the battle, power, and glory behind the legendary “Excalibur” in the recently ...
Eleven Japanese Video Game Names You Won't Believe Are Real Kotaku Eleven Japanese Video Game Names You Won't Believe Are Real According to the product description for Cacoma Knight in Bizyland, the king of Bizyland is named King Cacoma. Why is there also a Cacoma Knight? Is it somehow unusual or title-worthy that ...
Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D – Nintendo 3DS VIDEO GAME NEWS ringsidereport.com (blog) ... Operations 3D – Nintendo 3DS VIDEO GAME NEWS. October 23rd, 2012 Geno. Teyon, a video games developer and digital publisher, is excited to announce that their latest Nintendo 3DS™ title, Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D, is coming to Europe.
Street Fighter X Tekken – VIDEO GAME NEWS & UPDATE ringsidereport.com (blog) Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, is pleased to confirm that Street Fighter® X Tekken® on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system is now available in North America. Street Fighter X Tekken on the ...
Cake Ninja 2 – 3DS NEWS – VIDEO GAME UPDATE ringsidereport.com (blog) Cypronia, a video games developer and digital publisher, announced today that its new DSiWaregame, Cake Ninja 2, has been completed and approved for release on the DSi Shop and 3DS eShop by Nintendo of America; it will also be released in Europe.
Joystick Labs ends funding for new video game startups News & Observer Joystick Labs is no longer funding new video game startups, making it the third Triangle business accelerator to pull the plug on efforts to help entrepreneurs convert good ideas into viable businesses. John Austin, managing director of Durham-based ...
London Games Festival 2012 – VIDEO GAME UPDATE ringsidereport.com (blog) London Games Festival 2012 – VIDEO GAME UPDATE ... Following the launch of the game, individual episodes will also be available for purchase for £6.99, and the Season Pass will be available as a package with the prequel comic for £20.99. The e-comic ...
10 Video Game Franchises That Have Lost Their Way WhatCulture! October 23, 2012; Shaun Munro · Gaming · no comments; 287 views. It's always disheartening when a video game franchise starts out stunning, but owing to commercial concerns, greed, or simple creative bankruptcy, begins to founder, somewhat ruining the ...
BioShock Infinite – VIDEO GAME MAJOR UPDATE & NEWS ringsidereport.com (blog) BioShock Infinite is in development for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC, and is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information on BioShock Infinite ...
Evolve in London – Edge Presents: Changing The Game – VIDEO GAME NEWS ringsidereport.com (blog) Edge Presents: Changing The Game will take place from 08.00-10.00 at 41 Portland Place. Evolve will follow from 10.30 at DeVere West One, Portland Place. Developers wishing to attend both events will benefit from a 20 per cent discount. Tadhg Kelly and ...
Video Game Review: 'NBA 2K13' is a Slam Dunk HollywoodChicago.com If you're new to basketball, here's a brief summary: The “NBA 2K” series is the most authentic, complicated, in-depth, graphically sexy, sports video game on the market today. While sometimes suffering from the relative “sameyness” that annual sports ... HollywoodChicago.com
PURE CHESS – VIDEO GAME NEWS – New Spooky Halloween DLC for Pure ... ringsidereport.com (blog) Created by independent games developers, VooFoo Studios and developed with the aid of a chess Grandmaster Pure Chess, which was released earlier this year, is a classic strategy board gamewith a series of interactive game modes, various tutorials and ...
Beach Whale – VIDEO GAME NEWS & UPDATE ringsidereport.com (blog) Beach Whale – VIDEO GAME NEWS & UPDATE ... Play as six different whales in Beach Whale, the upcoming 2D action game for iOS and Android. ... Dingle LLC is an Independent Game Developer focusing in 2D retro action games on mobile platforms.
5 Terrifying Moments from Video Game History CBS Local ... buzz of drifting a ferrari, or exploding a star-cruiser. It's slightly more worrying, though, when the video game's sole objective is to make you @£$! your pants. So steel yourself, brave gamer, as we take a journey through video game history and ... CBS Local
London Games Festival 2012 – VIDEO GAME NEWS & MAJOR UPDATE ringsidereport.com (blog) London-based developer Rocksteady Studios has donated some stunning Batman: Arkham City canvases, whilst publisher Bethesda has commissioned its Dishonored artists to produce an exclusive London vista. Other work on display includes pieces from Mind ...
Video Game: Dishonored Varsity Online This certainly isn't cause for complaint; the blue wash-out filter has become a crutch leaned upon by developers to convey depression and decay, and it's exciting to see a world rendered austere by virtue of its architecture and inhabitants rather than ... Varsity Online
Video game review: Clever 'XCOM' is chess with plasma rifles News Sentinel Video-game aliens have gotten bigger, uglier and meaner over the years. Think of the Covenant ...The story is nothing new — a relative handful of stalwart men and women make a last stand against overwhelming odds — but the developers at Firaxis ...
Skylanders Giants video game review: A big up to the Giants Mirror.co.uk With the wealth of new in-game features, developers Toys for Bob have ensured at least one element of Giants represents excellent value for money. But parents be warned: this is the Christmas gift that keeps on taking. Cert 7+ Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo ...
Dishonored Video Game Benchmark Reviews The game has no multiplayer component-the developers say they were never pressured to add one-and while it's very much story-driven, Dishonored gave me free rein to approach missions as I liked. I could jump from rooftop to rooftop and silence guards ...
Holiday Video Game Preview
As the holiday season nears, the video game marketing machines are ramping up. E3 is in the rear-view mirror; we've seen what big-budget ... 4 for North America due to the developers polishing the game. No malaria or mutants this time, around ...
Utah Video game developer get jail time
Salt Lake Tribune
A Utah video game developer has been sentenced to a year in jail and ordered to pay at least $1.2 million for withholding wages from his employees as a result of what Utah's attorney general called the state's first criminal prosecution for non-payment ...
Utah video game developer ordered to pay back wages
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah video game developer has been sentenced to one year in jail and ordered to pay restitution of at least $1.2 million. David M. Rushton, 57, is the first person in the state prosecuted for failing to pay wages. Rushton was ...
Kickstarted video game project Haunts gets mothballed
Development on a video game funded by the crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter has stopped as all its programmers have quit. ... Funding problems, delays and disappearing developers were all problems that games studios had to weather, he said.
Utah game developer jailed for not paying wages
Utah is a minor hub for video-game studios with about a dozen companies, including Disney Interactive Studios. Sensory Sweep Studio was known for churning out games quickly, taking a percentage of royalties from moviemakers and others, Hunter said.
ESA Foundation Awards 30 Scholarships To Aspiring Game Developers
At this time, 381 American post-secondary schools offer courses, degree programs and professional certificates in video game design, programming and development. Hotness! And now, here's a list of the lucky winners: Harika Adivikolanu Hometown: San ...
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Back to the grind
The MIT Tech
These are traits that are very hard to find in a loot-and-grind style game, particularly when it comes to managing the game's difficulty. Usually, game developers seem to focus their balancing efforts on a single design-basis threat, making the game ...
Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games
The company's founder, David Baum, turned to crowd-funding site Kickstarter to raise money, and to build support from game developers, but canceled the fundraising push in August. Now, the company ... Credit Suisse initiated coverage on the online ... CNBC.com
The Secret Champion of Video Gaming Stocks
What's the most popular video game in the world? You might think it's Angry Birds, with over a billion downloads since it was first released. That makes it the most widely distributed game of all time, but it rarely holds players' attentions for long ...
Edmonton video game marathon will raise cash for Stollery
That's why a group of almost 50 game-crazy Edmontonians took up the challenge this year to help our local kids by participating in the Extra Life charity fundraising video-game marathon benefiting Children's Miracle Network hospitals. There are more ...
ESAF awards 30 scholarships to aspiring game developers
Students will receive $3,000 to use for "degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts," according to the scholarship's website. This year's recipients represent many facets of game development, including graphic design, computer science, ...
Video Games Can Actually Be Good for Kids
She is the creative director of Social Chocolate (this title, alone, should have tipped me off that the presentation was not going to be "ho hum") and the director of game research and development at the Institute of the Future in Palo Alto, Calif. I ...
So you want a job making video games ?
ABC Technology and Games
The Australian-based video game education institution, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, is out to internationally revolutionise the education of budding game developers and "lay down the gauntlet" for other development educators who currently ... ABC Technology and Games
GDC supports memorial fund for game developer Paul Steed
Steed spent more than two decades working as a video game artist, and had served on the GDC Advisory board for several years. In addition to working on some of the industry's most influential and critically-acclaimed titles, he also helped other game ... Gamasutra
Gamasutra - News - In Kairo, minimalism gets pretty complicated: "The game, named after the Japanese word for "circuit" (a thematic element in the game), focuses on exploration and puzzle-solving in a 3D world -- a world that mainly consists of simple textures and abstract sights. The issue is that attempting to portray the atmosphere in such a seemingly simple adventure game can be tricky, especially in screenshot and video form. But then on top of very abstract puzzles that provide absolutely no text explanation regarding how to solve them, Kairo's methods for toeing the line between minimalist aesthetics and satisfying puzzle-solving have been tricky to nail down. "This has been a really difficult part of development," admits Perrin. "I've spent a lot of time watching people play and try to figure things out and I've responded to where they've struggled.""
Game developer sets Kickstarter record
The game developer ended its Kickstarter fundraising campaign Tuesday, raising more than $3.9 million from more than 72,000 fans to make "Project Eternity." The project raised the most money to date for a video game on the crowd-sourcing site and ...
Game Developers Power-Up their Marketing Weapons
And expect rich media and video to replace static banners so that users can view trailers or play a mini-game before they commit to a download. It is still a challenge for even the most compelling game to get noticed in the crowd but the tools to reach ...
Monster Mansion: VIDEO GAME UPDATE & NEWS – Halloween Horror Game
Established 2004 in Montreal, Canada, Meridian4 is an interactive entertainment publisher for today's popular video game platforms. Supported by a wide network of international developers, the company's growing catalog of games are distributed both ...
Dungeon & Fighter – VIDEO GAME ONLINE UPDATE & NEWS
Founded in 2008, Chukong/CocoaChina is the first and largest Chinese developer platform dedicated to mobile game development. CocoaChina began as a forum for Chinese iOSdevelopers and now operates under the umbrella of Chukong Technologies.
Video game firm goes digital in Halifax
The mobile and tablet platforms are the last — or at least the latest — frontier forvideo game developers as more and more content moves into the digital sphere. In the last week, Frontier Developments of the United Kingdom, an independent video ... TheChronicleHerald.ca
Video game review- “Dishonored” by Jake Magee
Royal Purple News
I understand the developers want players to feel like their choices mean something and not give them the option to be unstoppable super heroes for early missions, but at the same time, is it worth starting the game over because you wanted to do a ... Royal Purple News
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: 'Resident Evil 6' Disappoints
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: 'Resident Evil 6' Disappoints. By SAM McCONKIE. staff writer. Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 14:10. Capcom's “Resident Evil” series sure has changed over the years. With the release of ...
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning – VIDEO GAME UPDATE & NEWS
Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, is pleased to announce their upcoming title Harvest Moon: A New Beginning has gone gold and will be available starting November 6th, 2012. Due to overwhelming demand, ...
Video Games as Art: 3 New Games for Playstation3
While I always approach a game looking for exciting and interesting gameplay, I have a background in the visual arts and my eye can't help but be drawn to the visually inspired. Roger Ebert has famously said that video games can't be art. Sony has ...
Guide to fall's best new video games
Video game publishers and developers grossed $9.5 billion dollars last year on software alone and to reach that number, they have to provide some awesome content. Here are some games that will help you contribute to that $9.5 billion, coming out just...
SILENT HILL: BOOK OF MEMORIES – Video Game News & Update
SILENT HILL: BOOK OF MEMORIES is an all-new game in the Silent Hill series, with a unique premise and storyline. The story ... Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties.
Oculus Rift Interview with founder Palmer Luckey
PL: I think most gamers are going to be blown away, as they have been in all the demos we have given at game conventions to over 1000 people now. Virtual reality is what FPS and other games have been trying to achieve for years, and the Rift is the ... GamingBolt (blog)
PC World's video game interviews
PC World Magazine
As part of PC World's ongoing video game coverage, the PC World staff in Australia regularly conduct interviews with leading figures in the video game industry, both from the past and the present. Whether it is Australian distributors, overseas ...
The War of the Genesis 4: Spiral Genesis – VIDEO GAME UPDATE & NEWS
The War of The Genesis 4: Spiral Genesis is the first online MMO game of the series and retains the stylish 2D look that the franchise is known for, but using real-time 3D graphics which are powered with the help of Umbra's latest rendering ...
Sony patents temperature feedback games controller
Video game developers are always looking for new ways to give players a more immersive experience. But with several motion-controlled systems widely available and a viable virtual reality headset in the works, what else could be done to make games ...
ESA Foundation Awards 30 Scholarships to Aspiring Game Developers
WebWire (press release)
Academic and artistic concentrations among this year's scholarship recipients represent almost all aspects of video game development: graphic design, computer science, animation, programming, digital entertainment and software engineering. The ...
PlayStation Unfinished Swan: only weapon is a paint gun
The Week UK
Californian game developers Giant Sparrow have created a new fantasy video game, The Unfinished Swan, for Sony PlayStation. This non-violent game allows players to explore an imaginary dream world. The game starts with a completely white screen in... The Week UK
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Big Shiny Robot!
Comic Book publisher Dark Horse has announced that they will be teaming up with video game developer Naughty Dog to release a four-issue prequel comic book series based on one of the most anticipated games of 2013, 'The Last Of Us'. 'The Last Of Us: ...
Video: Minecraft creator teases 0x10c space sim
Video: Minecraft creator teases 0x10c space sim. Posted on ... However, after spending enough time in the world of Minecraft you realize that graphics aside, the game is intensely fun and thought provoking. ... So what's next from the developers of ...
A classic approach to gaming
Solarski's book, Drawing Basics and Video Game Art: Classic to Cutting Edge Art Techniques for Winning Video Game Design, is both a reference for fellow game designers and an explanatory text on how video games are created. In both the book and in his ...
Is this one of the best displays of AI in Video Games?
There have been truly exemplary examples of AI in video games. There's this myth that it depends mostly on processing power but that's not really true, is it? Majority of advancement depends on the amount of work developers are willing to put behind ...
5 Reasons to Buy the Xbox 360
Over the past 10+ years, Microsoft has proven that it is a very powerful force in the world of videogames. The original Xbox, while not ... With the Xbox 360, game developers started abandoning Nintendo, or at best, made development on the Nintendo ...
Developing Battle City - from beginning till now
I started programming in elementary school after discovering QBasic, and since I love video games I decided to become game developer. Over years I passed from QBasic, Pascal, VB.Net and C to C#, where I learn about game developing using XNA ...
Just Dance 4 Trailer Demonstrates Kinect Features
A new video from the developer/publisher shows how the controller-free technology will be leveraged in this rhythm game. The Autodance feature of JD4 on Kinect will record all of a player's moves during a given song. Then, it will turn those moves into ...
The blurring line between videogames and movies
Den Of Geek
The first entry in the series, released some thirteen years ago, was based on a story by legendary film maker Steven Spielberg, and developed by an arm of Dreamworks that went on to become Danger Close, the developers who still guide the series to this ... Den Of Geek
Un, dos, tres, play the game
The Asian Age
Comedian Tanmay Bhat, like most of his Indian contemporaries — enjoys showing off his patriotic self through a video game... But! not for long... Like most Indian men, I too am a big fan of playing football. On the computer, of course. I never really ...
Tik Games needs Kickstarter campaign to finish Chucky: Wanna Play?
The developer has turned to Kickstarter to help fund the rest of the development of Chucky: Wanna Play?, which has now become a PC exclusive. Tik Games is seeking $925,000 to complete the game for an expected release date of May 2013. “After securing ...
This RC Car Chase Blows Away Some Hollywood Blockbusters
Working with the video game developers behind Need for Speed: Most Wanted and a skilled crew, Freddie Wong and Brandon Laatsch created this scale police chase action sequence that is just as impressive as multi-million dollar Hollywood productions.
Games industry is “fighting broadband”
That was the message delivered to delegates on Wednesday morning by Ian Livingstone, life president of game developer Eidos and one of the founding fathers of the games industry. “We're fighting broadband,” Livingstone said. “You're holding us back, in ...