“EA didn’t give a shit about FIFA.”
Rejection, tragedy and billions of dollars - The story of FIFA - MCV/DEVELOPEA didn’t give a shit about FIFA.”Neil Thewarapperuma (or Neil T to his friends) isn’t a man to mince his words. He was the European marketing boss for EA Sports back in 1993, the year the publisher wMCV/DEVELOPMCV Staff
Sci-fi author and former writer and story consultant for Microsoft Game Studios, Eric Nylund, has joined up with Amazon Game Studios as its new director of narrative design.
After playing around with the Amazon games marketplace on Android, it seems pretty clear the want to really get into the video games market, they just don’t know how.
Halo and Gears of War writer joins Amazon Games StudiosEurogamer.netJeffrey Matulef
The client will still remain active in games, but digital games can no longer be bought on Xbox.com, and whether or not DLC remains available is up to individual publishers. Still no word what the next generation of Xbox Live will bring to Windows 8.
There’s some great stuff coming out of the 7DFPS game jam. I’m not sure how practical this could be, but being able to see in every direction at once adds a new layer of interaction to your typical first person shooter.
Can I run it?Can I run it? is a system requirements checker to find out ALL the games your PC can run. Just enter the specifications to find all the compatible games.Can I run it?
Jennifer Helper was working on sequel Dragon Age: Inquisition but is quitting BioWare this week to go freelance, in large part thanks to threats she and others of the team received in the wake of Dragon Age II’s release.
Both of these posts still seam relevent. Even if it comes from some anonymous kid or manchild, who’s only goal is to incite fear to get something to go their way, it doesn’t’ matter. To even post such vile, hateful words, means you probably need some anger management courses
Half-Life 3 has become the gamer’s equivalent of the DB Cooper legend. There are so many hints and speculation over something that could be there. Whether or not the game really exists or not, the real question is whether or not anything produced could live up to the hype thats built up over nearly a decade or waiting.
Half-Life 3 – the game that doesn’t existHints, teasing tweets and feverish speculation, the wait for Valve’s next version of the game is like an online soap opera. By Rich Stan
The new chips use a technology known as ‘Time of Flight’ which can track small changes like finger movements or even facial expressions.
Time of Flight works by bouncing photons off a person or object, and has been used by military agencies for tasks like detecting a tank hiding behind tree cover, Bamji said. Texas Instruments Inc. and Infineon Technologies AG are also developing chips using Time of Flight.
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An ambitious and rather impressive project to say the least. At some point though, you have to ask yourself if it would just be easier to build a 3rd person game engine in the likeness of Starcraft, outside of the Starcraft II client, rather than modding a real time strategy engine to function as a 3rd person game. A good comparison to this would be the popular Warcraft 3 mod Dota, and the stand alone game Dota2.
When you’re constructing a mod for a game, you’re limiting yourself to that game
I can see something like this eventually getting built into Google’s Ingress game.
Swarm! casts humans as ants in the first Google Glass MMO gameA concept game aims to transform humans into ants as part of the first MMO designed for Google GlassWIRED UKCondé Nast
Using Mario Kart to demonstrate your startup’s new product is a neat idea. The website with all their results can be found here.
Hard to believe they are still losing money on each console sold. Looks unlikely a price cut will be in the plans any time soon.
Nintendo still selling Wii U at a lossMario maker confirms it is still recording a loss for each unit of hardware soldGamesIndustry.bizBrendan Sinclair
Carmack has been a huge backer of the Oculus Rift since it’s inception, so this comes as no surprise. Shortly after the announcement, id tweeted to confirm Carmack will still be involved there as well.
John Carmack Joins Oculus as CTOWe have incredible news to share with the community: legendary game programmer John Carmack will be officially joining the Oculus team as...Oculus VR