Between this, the lawsuit with Epic Games, and the PR disaster surrounding the failed crowd funding attempt, I’m starting to think there really is a curse over Silicon Knights.
Precursor Games founding member arrested by police on child pornography chargesFormer Silicon Knights director of content and Precursor Games founding member Kenneth McCulloch has been arrested by police on charges related to child pornography, according to a media release...PolygonMichael McWhertor
As much as I love Android, Google has a terrible track record of trying to break into the home entertainment market.
Google Building Android Game ConsoleGoogle is developing a videogame console and digital wristwatch powered by its Android operating system. The company hopes to combat similar devices that Apple may release in the future.The Wall Street JournalAmir Efrati
I cant help but wonder if this is what eventually turned into Google Stadia, or if this was something c
Following a $50 price cut and mere days before it’s expected launch, Nvidia pushed back their mobile game console citing a “mechanical issue”
Mobile Technology Blog Post Archive - Archives Page 1 - The Official NVIDIA BlogMobile Technology Blog Post ArchiveThe Official NVIDIA Blog
Not too surprising, seeing as both the PS3 and Vita also run modified versions of FreeBSD.
Details about Playstation 4 OS developmentWe have some details about the development of the Playstation 4 OS. The Operating System is called “Orbis OS”. It is a modified version of FreeBSD 9.0. We aren’t sure if this will bring again the “Other OS” functions to Playstation 4 (remember that this option enabled Playstation 3 to install other …VGLeaks 3.0Mr.H
I love these kinds of anecdotes.
Dirty Game Development TricksOne of Game Developer’s most popular features was our “Dirty Coding Tricks ” bit from 2009, where we got devs to open up about some of their ugly hacks -- and in 2013 we’re back with nine new from-the-trenches stories, including a few unorthodox tricks from other dev disciplines besides programming.Game DeveloperGame Developer Magazine StaffJune 24, 2013
Basically, I’m fucking furious.
Yea, Naughty Dog is large studio, but Im pretty sure something like this was an honest mistake. So, rather than taking the mature approach of contacting Naughty Dog, the author decides to take to Tumblr and complain to the Internets first. I wonder if the author got permission to use the various logos in some of the maps hes designed…
Maybe it’s just me, but if a website I built randomly popped up in a video game, I’d be pretty damn flattered.
In 1983, Atari loaded an estimated 13 dump trucks for of broken hardware, including games (like E.T), in a landfill in New Mexico. Twenty years later, a game developer hoping to make a documentary about it has been given the okay to have the site excavated.
Treating your customers as humans is good business. So many publishers are too busy trying to stop piracy that concept is often overlooked.
Good Old Games: GOG.com And The DRM-Free RevolutionGOG.com managing director Guillaume Rambourg says DRM betrays trust between game makers and their consumer base.ForbesErik Kain
EA Senior Software Engineer and Architect, Bob Summerwill takes to twitter (Then quickly deletes his tweets) regarding the Wii U. This comes days after EA announced it has no future plans to develop games for the console.
EA Senior Engineer: ‘The Wii U Is Crap’ - IGNIn a series of Tweets, EA’s Bob Summerwill blasts Nintendo and explains why EA isn’t working with them anymore on Wii U.IGNColin Moriarty
The latest batch features Game Dev Tycoon, a clone of Game Dev Story for IOS/Android. Even though it’s more or less just a mobile port, It’s still worth checking out.
Give people a blank piece of paper and ask them to “have fun!” A few might get excited and start writing a poem or sketch a masterpiece. But most will be annoyed, grow bored and give up.
People are quick to point out Minecraft as an exception to this. Sticking with the paper analogy; while most virtual worlds only give you a pencil, Minecraft gives you colored pencils, glitter, and scissors.
With a script by David Leslie Johnson (Wrath Of The Titans and Red Riding) and being produced by Roy Lee and Courtney Solomon. Solomon also directed the 2000 film of Dungeons & Dragons.
I’m skeptical Dungeons & Dragons can ever really work as a movie. D&D itself is a setting. Not a plot. It’s a tool to bring a story to life. It’s like creating a movie around Coca-Cola or emoji.
09/12/19 update: Dammit.