Yearly Archive: 2014
November 19, 2014
What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? In 2013, Greenheart games released Game Dev Tycoon and then immediately uploaded a cracked version of the game themselves to teh torrentz. Hilarity, as they say, ensued.
November 13, 2014
October 24, 2014
Why everything and nothing is killing the game industry Ste Curran's (of Agency and One Life Left) talk from GDC Europe 2014.
October 15, 2014
"What if, wrote Jenn Frank, there was a computer game that involved a sexy character shopping for a bra but ended with her crying softly because she could not find one that fitted.
"Everyone thought I was kidding," Ms Frank told the BBC. "I thought I was kidding, and then two hours later I was building a website for it.""
October 3, 2014
In the continuing saga that is #GamerGate, Intel today pulled its ads from Gamasutra under pressure from activists involved in Operation Disrespectful Nod.
BoingBoing: Intel pulls ads at site critical of #GamerGate
Verge: Intel buckles to anti-feminist campaign by pulling ads from gaming site
Slate: GamerGate Fights Corruption in Journalism By Encouraging Corruption in Journalism
October 1, 2014
Lars Doucet, one of the developers of Defender's Quest, on how recent changes to Steam are a good thing for game makers.
September 19, 2014
What can Quake 3 teach us about the future of games? A lot, says Nicholas O’Brien at KillScreen. What can Quake Live teach us about making wrong decisions at every possible juncture? Even more, says me.
September 18, 2014
September 17, 2014
Superdimensional is the highest rated entry from the latest Ludum Dare competition, and it is gorgeous. You can play it in-browser with Unity, peruse the source, or download executables for Windows or Linux. [via]
Zoe Quinn talks (at Cracked.com, of all places) about 5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person, in the wake of the idiot-hatefest that has come to be known as hashtag-gamergate. Did I do that right?
Game Developers respond to Microsoft buying Minecraft Just a long listing of tweets, but that's the way of things these days.