id Software’s yearly event has finally been announced. Quakecon is one of the world’s largest LAN parties often called the “woodstock of gaming.” Fan’s of id Software and Bethesda are the focus here, although there are all types of games being played in the BYOC room. That’s Bring Your Own Computer. Besides that, id Software usually shows off something new and juicy for fans including panels with … [ Read More... ]
When we were at Quakecon, we were lucky enough to get an interview with Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display. In the interview he discusses why the Rift is special and how you can support this bleeding edge technology.
You can listen to it all the way at the bottom of this post.
While you listen to it, you can support … [ Read More... ]
Palmer Luckey’s Oculus Rift now has a second game officially supporting the revolutionary hardware. Hawken, a mecha FPS by game development studio Adhesive Games has announced along with its publisher Meteor Entertainment, that it will ship with Oculus Rift support. This is the second game to support the Rift following id Software’s Doom 3: BFG Edition.
Some of the special features the Hawken team annouced in their … [ Read More... ]
At Quakecon we caught up with Max Hoberman, the President and Creative Director of Austin based game studio Certain Affinity.
Max Hoberman has been in the game industry for years, with his humble beginnings as a Mac gamer playing Bungie’s Marathon. He eventually went on to work with Bungie for about 10 years on various games including Halo and Oni. After that he made his own … [ Read More... ]