July 2, 2014
Sergio Hidalgo writes at Gamasutra about a question faced by every motion-tracking virtual reality game: What should happen if the player sticks his head through a wall or a door?
June 19, 2014
This video is not about defending Phil Fish. Or about setting him on fire. A case study in internet celebrity (via MeFi).
June 14, 2014
In 1985 Nintendo introduced the Famicom to North America as the Nintendo Entertainment System for a mere $199, a remarkably low price considering the average PC cost around $2,400… Over the last two generations of consoles, however, prices have actually risen, and today a Playstation 4 or Xbox One is nearly the same price as an average PC.Ben Thompson examines game consoles' increasing focus on high-end consumers, and what a low-end disruption might look like.
May 20, 2014
May 13, 2014
"Sure, adding online multiplayer to your game is massively time-consuming, very costly, and not exactly the greatest fun you'll ever have -- but it can potentially bring in multitudes of extra players and sales, so it's always worth it, right?" Mike Rose interviews several indie game devs for Gamasutra on the ups and downs of doing online multiplayer