Video game review: Dishonored incorporates narrative in a refreshing way

Video game review: Dishonored incorporates narrative in a refreshing way
UI The Daily Iowan
Lazy and straightforward storytelling has become a bit of problem for video-game developers, who seem to believe that telling a story too complex will lose dumber gamers or alienate new ones. Dishonored doesn't seem to worry if anyone is too slow or ...

Edmonton video game marathon will raise cash for Stollery
Edmonton Sun
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
The Verge
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
Huffington Post
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

007 Legends Review: Video game Bond reaches a new low
Financial Post
Don't be fooled by the high-definition presentation; these environments are an unintentional throwback in both design and vibe to games released so long ago that the babies of the time are now legal drivers. Also sporting a whiff of antiquity is ...

Financial Post

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 ...


VIDEO GAME REVIEW: 'NBA 2K13' is visual slam dunk with familiar formula
Dearborn Press and Guide
Already the undisputed king of the video-game hardwood, developer Visual Concepts isn't resting on its laurels with this year's edition. Minor gameplay tweaks and a major single-player overhaul make “NBA 2K13” ($60; PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360) the ...

'Starhawk' PS3 developer, Lightbox Interactive, hit with layoffs
According to a Tweet made by George Broussard on Thursday evening, whom is well-known for creating “Duke Nukem”, Austin, Texas-based developer, Lightbox Interactive, has been hit with major layoffs. Broussard Tweeted the following earlier this evening ...

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