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Remembering forgotten experiments in the birth of a genre  
by Staff [09.19.12]
"Many people talked about an unusual magnetism to the game, which even found its way into their real-life dreams." - Chris Stashuk, co-founder of Immercenary developer Five Miles Out
Console/PC, Design, History

Video game inventor demonstrates multimedia box...in 1973 11
by Frank Cifaldi [08.07.12]
Home video game inventor Ralph Baer demonstrates the "All Purpose Box" in this rare video from nearly forty years ago, showing how even in the 1970s, video game consoles were thought to have potential beyond games.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, History, Video

How Space Quest's creative duo buried the hatchet after 20 years apart Exclusive 5
by Staff [06.01.12]
The recently-reunited adventure game duo of Scott Murphy and Mark Crowe -- affectionately known as the Two Guys from Andromeda -- tell Gamasutra why they're making games together after 20 years apart.
Console/PC, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Exclusive, History

How to preserve games for the future? Recreate them Exclusive  
by Staff [05.22.12]
In a new Gamasutra feature, Stanford curator Henry Lowood admits while many games were not adequately preserved, or can never be, recreating data that they need to run is an option.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, Exclusive, History

Gamasutra Classics: The Making of Diablo II Exclusive 5
by Staff [05.11.12]
Twelve months of exhausting crunch: That's what it took for Blizzard North to finally get Diablo II into players' hands, says Erich Schaefer, in a Gamasutra feature postmortem from 2000.
Design, Exclusive, History

Why didn't Night Trap work? Exclusive  
by Staff [04.25.12]
In a new feature -- an extract from the new book Generation Xbox that delves into the development of controversial 1990s game Night Trap -- the author delves into why it didn't work as a game.
Console/PC, Design, Business/Marketing, Exclusive, History