Finding success in the independent gaming industry is, among many other difficulties, a struggle against time. CEO of Micropsia Games, Marco González, knows this all too well. He and his team have been working on The Watchmaker: Time’s Collapse for almost three years. But, after an unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign, Marco has
Since launching in 2013, Grand Theft Auto Online has gone from charming GTA multiplayer add-on to money-making juggernaut, netting Rockstar and publisher Take-Two Interactive hundreds of millions of dollars.
The underlying concept of its multiplayer is rather simple: apply the base formula of the Grand Theft Auto series (player freedom
Ever wonder what goes into creating a video game? In this column we will follow Cole Cecil in his journey to create an indie game and watch his idea come to life. Join me as we follow along...
Earlier this year, the Iowa City Game Dev group that I’m
A year ago if you had told me I would be writing this article I would have probably laughed in your face. What a preposterous idea, sequels dying? No. There’s a new Call of Duty every year. Sequels get announced before games get released. Franchises are designed before the first
We have seen some big titles come out over this past year, and still a few yet to release. Everyone is so excited about what they will be playing this holiday season. But with all the new games, how many are really "new"?
If we look at this list from Wikipedia of
A look at early access games that aren’t so early anymore.
In 2008 satirical new site The Onion released one of my personal favorite video reports of theirs; “Should the Government Stop Dumping Money Into a Giant Hole?” Of course, it was in good jest and making fun of things we
Okay, listen I’m going to level with you; that title is REALLY cliché. Like I apologize for making you read that, however, it is still very appropriate for the situation. V.R. is the new frontier for gaming; the tech is new and growing every day, triple-A developers have already shown
Like just about anybody who enjoys RPG’s I was giddy in anticipation for N7 day, the day we would FINALLY get some information about the long awaited Mass Effect: Andromeda. Sitting on my couch wearing my N7 shirt and beanie I patiently waited for Bioware to finally drop some dopamine
The primary concern for PC gamers is dealing with prices. Not everyone has the thousands of dollars to build that “Dream PC” which runs everything at 4K with 500 FPS.
Considering the variety of hardware available to consumers, it’s safe to say that there are better alternatives for the budget gamer.
By Miles Hessinger
We all have at least one thing in common; we’ve been paying a minimum of $60 to play most games these days. There are no set rules or guidelines for what experience should cost what, or how much gameplay should translate to a full game: but it’s