What is the purpose of live user testing (closed alpha, closed beta, open beta, and similar) for a game, from a test perspective?
This post covers our recent experiences with a Groupees bundle, which included our game ‘Life of Pixel’.
We made some mistakes, and wanted to share those so you can avoid doing the same!
Australian video game developer Tantalus celebrates its twentieth birthday this year, joining a select group of independent game-makers to have reached that milestone. CEO Tom Crago takes a look back at the company's history.
Looking back on the past two months and video games mentions in the media.
60fps, 1440p, stereoscopic 3D, on a cell phone. Good luck!
Given the upcoming 2014 Loebner Competition, it is time to review its vagaries and what it takes to have a winning chatbot.
In this article I want to take a brief look at how stories in games can be used effectively through gameplay to flesh out important details that give more weight to the larger much simpler goal of the overall game.
This was created for the benefit of relatively inexperienced game designers, as "pros" know it already. But summaries are often useful. The video (screencast) is more than 14 minutes long.
Using personas as a tool to get inside heads.
On isolationism in game development; my Indiecade 2014 talk