July 10, 2014
Daily Archive: July 10, 2014
In order to play a mission called "Last Survivor" in the upcoming hopefully-this-one-won't-suck Alien game, Alien: Isolation -- one that features the original Nostromo crew with voice acting by Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, Tom Skerritt as Dallas, Veronica Cartwright as Lambert, and more, several of whom will be playable characters -- you'll have to preorder the game specifically from Gamestop. I'm going call it now: I estimate that this simple decision will double or triple the number of copies of this game that are pirated, which will result in significantly lower sales, which means that even if it's good, it will be labelled a flop. Good thinking, Sega!
Forbes on 'How Indie Games Went Mainstream At E3'
The indie designer has become a romantic fixation for videogame culture in recent years, something that’s given an industry calcifying around expensive sequels a sense of creative momentum and social purpose it wouldn’t otherwise have had.