Tom Hall has been in the game business for a while and although he’s not as well known as his former co-workers, he was equally important to the fun and character of early id Software games, most notably, Commander Keen & Wolfenstein 3D. He’s been working with his long time friend, John Romero, at Romero’s company Loot Drop. He recently started his own company, Pieces of Fun… [ Read More... ]
These days, selling 270,000 copies across multiple systems just isn’t enough. Disney has opted to close the game development studio Junction Point. Junction Point developed both Disney’s Epic Mickey and Epic Mickey 2.
Disney gave the following statement to Gamasutra..
It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. These changes … [ Read More... ]
Thanks to the wonders of crowd funding, gamers now have a special opportunity to support what they believe in with cash. It also gives companies the ability to go down risky or interesting avenues without losing any money. GarageGames is looking for funding for their popular Torque 3D game engine to Linux. Not just the ability to play those games on Linux… but the ability to actually build … [ Read More... ]
Quantic Dream is the amazing developer behind some hit games such as OMIKRON: The Nomad Soul for the PC and the Sega Dreamcast, Fahrenheit (also known as Indigo Prophecy in the US) for the PC, X-box, and Playstation 2, Heavy Rain for the Playstation 3, and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls also for the Playstation 3. We had heard that the French developer Quantic Dream… [ Read More... ]