Cover Art: Wipeout (Playstation)

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a retro video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy. 

The first Wipeout game was developed by Psygnosis, whom later got renamed to Studio Liverpool when Sony bought them as a first party game developer for their thriving Playstation console. Despite being an English developed game, it has a very futuristic, Japanese … [ Read More... ]

Fan Discovers Half Life 3 Announcement from Gabe Newell!

Fan Discovers Half Life 3 Announcement from Gabe Newell

FixedChair, a reader on Kotaku, watched the Gabe Newell speech at University of Texas just like the rest of us. But unlike the rest of us, he cracked Valve Corp founder, Gabe Newell’s secret announcement of Half Life 3… the sequel to Half Life 2.

He breaks it down like this:

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1 + 0 + 2 + 5 + 3 = 11[ Read More... ]

Gabe Newell Lectures on Running a Business and More

Gabe Newell Lectures University of Texas

For those of us who never went to “uni” and probably never will, we miss out on some stuff. Like lectures from geniuses and visionaries. One such event that recently went down was Gabe Newell, founder of Valve Corp, speaking for LBJ School at the University of Texas. It was entitled “Productivity, Economics, Political Institutions & The Future of Corporations: Reflections of a Video Game Maker.” … [ Read More... ]