One of the coolest new features of the next generation of consoles is that they will be region free. There was a time, long ago, where I’d read gaming magazines that would have a section about Japanese releases. Many of these games never made it stateside such as the Playstation 2 Berserk game, based on the hyper violent anime and manga series. In other cases, it was beloved games … [ Read More... ]
Well, well, well. GDC has been fun this year, no? I love to hear about all these stupid issues people have had over this event. The female GDC issues amuse me most of all. This is my opinion, so shut up for a bit and listen, okay? Supposedly Mojang threw a party with paid models to be there. Whether or not this is true I just don’t know, and … [ Read More... ]
Tom Abernathy, Microsoft’s narrative designer had started his narrative talk at GDC, Game Developers Conference, with a tale about his daughter..
“[My daughter] made it clear that she didn’t like listening to songs that weren’t sung by girls, watching movies without girls, reading books not about girls, and her least favorite thing was when she’d be playing a game and she had to play a guy. Or … [ Read More... ]