The VR Jam contest is underway and some incredible pieces are coming out of it. For developers, Virtual Reality is the new Mobile; the shiny toy that we all want to find a compelling real-world use for.
One developer from New York wondered what it would be like to step into a painting by Vincent van Gogh; the results are incredible.
Lots of people are rightfully excited at the chance to directly support games they are interested in through sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
What happens when big studios move in and run marketing projects that are designed to advertise and have no chance of actually funding games? Does their behaviour poison the water for indies who are trying to justify their budget?
Before the Internet came along, if you wanted to know how to get past tricky obstacles in your games you had to read Nintendo Power.
In a recent post by Gamasutra, Nintendo Power founding editors Gail Tilden and Howard Phillips spill the beans on the magazine’s early inspiration and challenges on the way to the first issues.
May 18, 2015
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I remember the day, back in the wild times of the mid ’90s, when we were still amazed by Mario Kart 64’s whole eight character roster (Wario, playable? Wow!). Back then I’d rush home from the store as fast as the city bus would get me there (not very) – and pop my brand new shiny cartridge into the ’64. Boom! New game, product complete, fired up in all its early 64bit 3D glory. Two years later, that game would be just as was then – awesome. No patches required.
In the middle of a dangerous price war between the PS4 and XBox One, Bloodborne sold so well that Sony had a bit of trouble supplying consumer demand.
Castlevania on your iPad (the real deal, not the junk puzzle game from 2011)? Konami has decided that since mobile devices are closest to us, they will be the focus of the company’s development efforts.
Do you have what it takes to maintain an empire spanning an entire galaxy? Can you keep track of all the supply lines, fleets of warships, and whimsical populations across hundreds of planets?
Not just for fans of the amazing Galactic Civilizations series, the newest title is for anyone who enjoys epic scale sweeping strategy games.
In case you had any doubts, here is celebrity endorsement for The Witcher 3.