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Benjamin has dabbled in just about everything that has to do with gaming, from programmer to entrepreneur to writer and educator.  His love of all things pretty has taken him down a path of graphics programming and technology design.

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Expert Blogs

Is there a future in video games or has it peaked?

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:00:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC
How can Nintendo make money and spark innovation with a floundering platform? Embrace PC.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 04:15:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
money. the great motivator, the great equalizer, the band-aid to what ails you.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Sun, 24 Nov 2013 01:08:00 EST in
An iconic figure passes.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Mon, 11 Nov 2013 02:59:00 EST in
What do you do when playing video games feels like hugging a teddy bear made of cacti? When it seems like what you are supposed to do doesn't feel as good as it should, but you can't stop.

Benjamin Quintero's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 07/10/2014 - 01:07]

Except instead of one guy ...

Except instead of one guy and his guitar, its a small village trying to vote on which baby to throw in the volcano. I would have never imagined the game industry breeding teams of people acting like that Hollywood waiter handing out his screenplay with every check, but here we ...

Comment In: [News - 06/10/2014 - 10:49]

hmm..... ...


Comment In: [News - 06/04/2014 - 06:20]

All true, but few make ...

All true, but few make a living from either whatever you call it. Most people lease a table at a Flea Market as a weekend gig outside of their day jobs. They sell their things for beer money, not rent money. Most games aren 't made in weekend and require ...

Comment In: [News - 05/22/2014 - 09:04]

I 'm sure that most ...

I 'm sure that most of that is UE4 and the assets are probably like 2MB. That 's sort of the other side of that coin when you go with an everything-engine. It 's a give and take. On the other end of the spectrum, I 'm sure it could ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/07/2014 - 05:15]

Equal representation for all people ...

Equal representation for all people is a lofty dream, but one that I do hope becomes a reality. In may ways, games are a reflection of the people who make them. That 's probably why there are so many games about a bunch of white dudes who blow stuff up. ...

Comment In: [News - 05/08/2014 - 06:35]

My bets are on some ...

My bets are on some sort of hand-held device. That would eliminate any kind of concerns over TV capabilities and other components not directly associated to a home console. It sounds like they are targeting a middle to working class type of market and going with a big and bold ...