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Posted by Simon Carless on 05/06/18 10:48:00 pm in Console/PC
This week's highlights include an attempt to archive key Flash games, a deeper look at Valve's upcoming Artifact, and a super-deep oral history of Panzer Dragoon Saga, among others.

Posted by Jake Birkett on 05/04/18 04:03:00 am in Console/PC
Back in 2014, before SteamSpy, I wrote about using Steams review count to estimate sales. Now that SteamSpy is unable to show the number of owners due to Valves privacy policy changes, the review count method has become valid again!

Posted by Trent Polack on 05/03/18 11:41:00 am in Console/PC
A step-by-step breakdown of my final scene composition iteration process for environmental lighting, effects, clouds, atmospherics, and volumetrics in Steel Hunters (in Unreal Engine 4).

Posted by John Harris on 04/30/18 06:17:00 pm in Console/PC
Another excerpt from the VCS book, this one covers the early RPG Dragonstomper, which has some amazing features for 1982! Anyone interested in the early history of CRPGs needs to take a look at it.

Posted by Nathan Cheever on 04/30/18 06:17:00 pm in Console/PC
The mission arc in Six Days in Fallujah went through several drafts. Here's a glimpse at threading the real life events into meaningful paced encounters.

Posted by Simon Carless on 04/29/18 10:40:00 pm in Console/PC
This week's highlights include multiple God Of War interviews, how Budget Cuts moves in VR via portals, and an interview with Super Mario 64's facial sculptor, among others.

Posted by Jeremy Alessi on 04/27/18 09:17:00 am in Console/PC
The Indiepocalypse happened. Now what do we do?

Posted by Nathan Cheever on 04/26/18 09:38:00 am in Console/PC
Back in 2011, the Bowery district was alive and kicking. You will never find a more wretched hub of scum and villainy. This was one of the regions players would bounty hunt aliens in the cancelled sequel to Prey.

Posted by John Harris on 04/23/18 10:02:00 am in Console/PC
This is an excerpt from '21 Unexpected Games to Love For The Atari VCS', available in the current game eBook Storybundle. E.T. gets a lot of crap, but it is possible to enjoy, and it's arguably better than Warshaw's previous hit Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

Posted by Simon Carless on 04/22/18 08:50:00 pm in Console/PC
This week's highlights include a piece on Zelda & ambient video games, the role of parents in games like God Of War, and a NBA Jam making-of video.