Will Wright, the luminary game designer and founder of Maxis sounded off on his opinions of the 2013 reboot of SimCity. Although he designed the original SimCity back in 1989, he left Maxis in 2009 to form his own company Stupid Fun Club. Since then, Maxis developed the latest in the SimCity franchise which was disastrously released this year. A disaster thanks to it’s requirement of an … [ Read More... ]
Former Team Ninja head and star game designer Tomonobu Itagaki recently celebrated his birthday with the staff of his company, Valhalla Game Studios. A picture was posted on the official Valhalla Game Studios website with a message that indicated the much anticipated action game, Devil’s Third, is still in the works.
The exact message posted said…
“We held a ‘hanami’ party in celebration of the birthday of our … [ Read More... ]
In the usual perpetuation of media trash that spews from IGN (and other mainstream gaming sites) is yet another article bashing a quality title for not being easy enough. Rather than praising the title for it’s qualities, they made a whole video complaining about how Soul Sacrifice is not an easy enough game to play. They described it as having a “steep learning curve” and not being “arcadey”. By their … [ Read More... ]
Epic Games, the company that brought us Gears of War and Unreal, just lost it’s top marketing guy. In many respects Kendall Boyd is likely the reason why Gears of War has remained a household name and why Infinity Blade got around so well. Epic’s loss is Microsoft’s gain because Boyd is joining Microsoft Studios as Director of Halo Global Marketing. Presumably, he will work his marketing … [ Read More... ]