The latest Video Game Deep Cuts selection, picking some of the smartest longform video game articles and videos of the week, looks at everything from Prague in the latest Deus Ex to Roguelike Celebration videos and GTA V mods.
My advice for young people who want to become creators of video games (or any other craft, really), based on my 20+ years in the wilderness of the industry. It is advice in a blog post and therefore to be considered dubious until proven otherwise.
In this post I examine the mobile-to-console port of Badland.
Can taste be learned and acquired? I think you can and should learn to discern your own sense of taste, if you want to make compelling media.
The latest Video Game Deep Cuts compilation of intriguing video game longreads from around the web includes the upcoming death of the 'light gun' game, the trickiest Myst puzzle around, & lots more.
In this article, I tried to answer the question "Why Successful Games in China Rarely Obtain the Equivalent Success in the West". I explained some of the differences in taste, culture, monetization mindset, and development mentality between East and West.