Latest Gamefilter Posts
April 4, 2011
Ars Technica on how one teacher is using Minecraft in his elementary school class.
April 3, 2011
Madden 12 - "Concussions in football games are taken more seriously than ever before. And going forward, that will hold true in the next edition of the "Madden" football video game franchise when concussed players won't be allowed to return to the field in the game they are injured."
March 31, 2011
Stardock, makers of the Galactic Civilizations franchise and .... Elemental, also known for it's "Gamer's Bill of Rights" has sold it's digital distribution platform, Impulse, to GameStop, as well as its cloud service, Spawn Labs. [via] Apparently web based games were not enough for the brick-and-mortar giant. [more inside]
Interview: The man who killed Starsiege:Tribes (Part 1) "How did a six-year-old, critically-acclaimed game franchise die and why has it been so hard to revive? Who and what killed it? Chris Mahnken, the producer for Tribes: Vengeance, tells us about the events that 'killed' the franchise's hopeful revival and its final installment released in 2004."
March 28, 2011
'How do you stop piracy? Try giving hackers a job. And make better PC games.' A short interview with Christofer Sundberg of Avalanche Studios. [more inside]
Grand Theft auto with a negative vehicle friction. Inhabit a bizarre world where cars play the role of capricious gods. [more inside]
March 17, 2011
Futuremark's 2009 zero-gravity space shooter Shattered Horizon has had a hard time keeping its online community going because of high system requirements and a small server list populated by really good players. [more inside]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are using Kinect to help diagnose medical disorders in children.
March 14, 2011
Have you heard of Suparna Galaxy? Of course you have. It’s one of the most memorable gaming universes of the last decade. WhenSuparna Space Station was released in 2006, gamers were astounded by the level of depth and immersion they found woven into the game’s mechanic’s and storyline, and the game was lauded for its bold narrative choices and its revolutionary gender spectrum.
(a consensual hallucination in the vein of The Elemenstor Saga)