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 […]

Riff is Rock Band for VR without the plastic guitars and drums

Riff is Rock Band for VR with out the plastic guitars and drums

Harmonix’s Rock Band VR was a reasonably good stab at bringing the rhythm style into VR, although it was let down by solely supporting the sequence’ guitar peripheral. Riff VR from IMEX Media desires to go one step additional. Fresh off of a brand new replace on Steam Early Access, Riff VR allows you to strum, drum, […]

Epic’s epic monetization has it winning the battle of battle royales

Epic’s epic monetization has it successful the battle of battle royales

At the beginning of the 12 months, one of many greatest questions in gaming was undoubtedly: “Who is going to win the battle of the royales between Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds?” After a quick interval of parity, we now have our winner. Over the previous couple of months Fortnite has been attracting 40 million gamers […]

The Wizard casts a spinoff spell for mobile VR: Trials of Meliora

The Wizard casts a by-product spell for cellular VR: Trials of Meliora

Carbon Studio’s The Wizards is without doubt one of the extra polished spellcasting video games you may play in a VR headset, and now it’s getting a mobile-based spinoff. The studio this week launched The Wizards: Trials of Meliora for Oculus Go and Gear VR. It’s basically a wave shooter that offers you a style […]

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 […]

HTC demonstrates Vive Focus tetherless PC VR and teases 5G devices

ProBeat: HTC ought to kill its telephones and deal with VR

Let’s speak about HTC. The struggling Taiwanese client electronics firm introduced extra layoffs this week: 1,500 jobs, or around 25 percent of its workforce. This has been lengthy overdue, however I’ll say it once more: HTC ought to cease making telephones. HTC ought to deal with VR. Most essential, HTC ought to cease doing each. […]

The DeanBeat: Why outsiders see us better than we can see ourselves

The DeanBeat: Why outsiders see us higher than we are able to see ourselves

When I discovered that Ghost of Tsushima, an genuine samurai swordfighting action-adventure recreation, was beneath growth at Bellevue, Washington-based primarily based Sucker Punch, I did a double take. How may Sucker Punch faithfully reconstruct the samurai world and precisely depict the 13th century Mongol invasion of Japan? I asked Chris Zimmerman, cofounder of Sucker Punch, […]