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Don’t go to a “gaming college” if you want to make video games for a living

inside Capcom studio office
Inside Capcom studio office during production of RE6

That’s the latest sentiment from many professionals in the game industry. The conversation was sparked by John W. Ratcliff, Nvidia’s Senior Software Engineer, in his article “So your teenager tells you they want to ‘make video games for a living’..“. His argument is a strong one,  just because you like video games doesn’t mean you can make them. The … [ Read More... ]

GameStop CEO hypes up the Next Xbox: Could this mean Durango won’t block used games?

GameStop CEO Next Xbox Durango block used games

In a recent interview, GameStop CEO J. Paul Raines expressed a lot of enthusiasm for Microsoft’s yet to be announced next gen Xbox. The elusive hardware which is codenamed Durango and dubbed Xbox Next or Xbox 720 by fans is surrounded by many rumors. The 2 most controversial issues are it’s always-online DRM requirements and the other being that it may block used games. While this interview in no … [ Read More... ]

CD Projekt RED says that The Witcher 3 is officially DRM-Free

witcher 3 DRM Free Screenshot

The open world action RPG The Witcher 3 was confirmed to be DRM-Free by developer CD Projekt RED. The studio is apparently trying to away from DRM completely. Game designer Maciej Szczesnik stated, “We are trying to get rid of DRM. If someone wants to pirate a game, eventually he will.” Adam Badowski, the managing director, then added, “Which is bad, of course, but you can’t do anything [ Read More... ]

New Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda talks about the future of SE

The new president of Square Enix, Yosuke Matsuda, spoke to the press regarding his plans to improve Square Enix. This comes shortly after the company revealed that he will be replacing and that the company predicts a 13 billion Yen loss.

Yosuke Matsuda explained…

“After having succeeded the important role as the president, I plan on reviewing all Square Enix duties, business and assets on a zero-based [ Read More... ]