Mark Cerny and Amy Hennig: A fireside chat with master game makers

Mark Cerny and Amy Hennig: A fireplace chat with grasp sport makers

Amy Hennig and Mark Cerny are each 53 years previous, and so they attended the University of California at Berkeley on the similar time. And whereas they each have achieved nice issues throughout their careers in video video games, they haven’t crossed paths that always. Hennig obtained the Honor Award on the Gamelab occasion in […]

Latin America’s new video game federation has devs from 11 countries working together

Latin America’s new online game federation has devs from 11 international locations working collectively

Latin America’s video games market is poised to hit $5 billion this yr, a skinny slice of the hefty $137.9 billion generated worldwide (as market analysis agency Newzoo initiatives). Many of the international locations on this area have their very own occasions celebrating video games and fostering enterprise relationships, like Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival and […]

Octopath Traveler hands-on — the march of endless beginnings

Octopath Traveler hands-on — the march of countless beginnings

I’ve performed about eight hours of Octopath Traveler, and I’ve blended emotions about Square Enix’s first role-playing sport for the Nintendo Switch. It seems lovely. The fight is artistic and satisfying. And its story construction is exclusive but … offputting. Octopath Traveler comes out on July 13. It options eight characters, every with their very own […]

Angie Smets: How Guerrilla Games made Horizon Zero Dawn in 7 years

Angie Smets: How Guerrilla Games made Horizon Zero Dawn in 7 years

Horizon Zero Dawn is an epic sport you can play for scores of hours. When I completed the single-player marketing campaign in 2017, I used to be solely 32 p.c achieved with the content material within the post-post apocalyptic world. But the story of the making of Horizon Zero Dawn — a model new mental […]

Cat Nigiri found the solution for its Keen puzzler in Asia, not the U.S.

Cat Nigiri discovered the answer for its Keen puzzler in Asia, not the U.S.

Keen’s turn-based fight combines sliding-tile puzzles and dungeon-crawling, and it contains a cutesy cartoon aesthetic. It is developer Cat Nigiri’s newest recreation, and it’s slated for a launch on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation four, and cell gadgets in February. And although the studio initially focused the U.S. market, it has found that its largest followers […]

Gorogoa launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with a new level on May 22

Jason Roberts interview: Creating Gorogoa required awkwardness and chaos

You may say that Gorogoa, a creative puzzle recreation largely created by a single developer over 5 years, had the right end result as a result of it was “in between a success and a hit,” based on creator Jason Roberts. It was a really distinctive recreation that made you’re feeling such as you had […]

Josef Fares interview: ‘I like to f*** with the player’s mind’

Josef Fares interview: ‘I prefer to f*** with the participant’s thoughts’

Josef Fares of Swedish sport studio Hazelight enjoys throwing out the F-word in interviews and stage talks. It’s an indication of his ardour for video video games, and the creator of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and A Way Out was at it once more on the Gamelab convention in Barcelona. Fares is as well-known […]

Jonathan Blow: how Thekla is moving beyond The Witness

Jonathan Blow: how Thekla is transferring past The Witness

Jonathan Blow and his workforce at Thekla took greater than seven years to make The Witness. It was a small indie venture, however the lengthy puzzle sport made a big effect, cementing Blow’s popularity for doing excellent work. But now, the creator of Braid and The Witness has moved on to another initiatives. He’s engaged […]