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I love playing and making games and have for the 30 years I've been on this planet.

Primarily work with C++, SDL and OpenGL

Also make music.

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Posted by Mike Higbee on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:46:00 EDT in Audio, Design, Art, Console/PC
Taking a look at what made Streets of Rage so great.

How Social Media and its users can affect and effect your sales. A Historical tale on the gaming press and media.

Posted by Mike Higbee on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 01:17:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
A look at what I've enjoyed this year (alpha and other) from a gamer, and programmer/musician's perspective.

Posted by Mike Higbee on Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:01:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
Trying to break down the criticism of what gaming media currently does and the various roles in it.

Mike Higbee's Comments

Comment In: [News - 10/25/2016 - 04:40]

You mean they don 't ...

You mean they don 't have to be sent special care packages or flown to special press events Let 's face it most gaming journalism comes down to reposts of content from reddit and PR/marketing emails or announcements. I also doubt a wide variety of them hold actual journalism degrees. ...

Comment In: [News - 10/21/2016 - 09:21]

It 's odd they 're ...

It 's odd they 're calling on non-union members when I 'm pretty sure one of the clauses they want is essentially VA talent has to be SAG-AFTRA thus a non-compete clause for any non-union VA talent these studios would want to hire.

Comment In: [News - 10/03/2016 - 01:50]

As the age old quote ...

As the age old quote goes, Play sh tty games get sh tty prizes.

Comment In: [News - 09/23/2016 - 07:16]

What further muddies the water ...

What further muddies the water is if the entire team of devs, artists etc employed by say Insomniac agree with the decision or if it was put to a vote or if it was just the person in control making the call. r n r nI 'd imagine the larger ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/28/2016 - 02:07]

At the end of the ...

At the end of the day though your average consumer just wants the lowest price which resellers offer. Unless devs or a platform comes up with someway to say pricematch it legit, it will always be a thriving market.

Comment In: [News - 06/01/2016 - 03:16]

Can attest to that, I ...

Can attest to that, I have all these ultra realistic looking titles yet spend more time in games like Doom or even making maps for it, or on my C64, NES, etc. Sometimes it feels like gameplay is sacrificed for making things more photo realistic.