Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
arrowPress Releases
October 24, 2014
PR Newswire
View All
View All     Submit Event





If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 

Michael Stevens's Blog

 

Is a Chicago-based artist and designer.

 

Michael Stevens's Comments

Comment In: [News - 08/29/2014 - 07:23]

Has anyone ever put a ...

Has anyone ever put a stick above the face buttons before Nintendo has a long history of unconventional-but-effective ergonomics, but I can 't imagine ever touching the c-stick and not also hitting the X button. Maybe it 's okay if you 're playing with the system on a table

Comment In: [Blog - 07/31/2014 - 08:41]

It 's frustrating to watch ...

It 's frustrating to watch people, however polite and well intentioned, drone on about how Artful gaming is becoming, to embiggen themselves, when they have so shallow an interest in Art as Art in the first place. Even here, people are unwilling to step outside the bubble and consider how ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/22/2014 - 11:15]

I couldn 't agree more ...

I couldn 't agree more about tabletop design. It 's shameful how many big games come out with lopsided economics. It 's super helpful in terms of learning to communicate to players succinctly and sensing long term problems early. r n r nThere 's something to be said for games ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/03/2014 - 12:03]

I think Minstrel Song is ...

I think Minstrel Song is probably Square 's best PS2 game, and in general I think it needs to be said that the 2005-09 PS2 was a weird, ignored golden space for RPGs that hasn 't been matched since. Square in particular really came alive at the end of the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/30/2014 - 06:11]

I definitely agree, and I ...

I definitely agree, and I feel like it 's part of a bigger lesson that even console developers should also be taking to heart. It 's really important to build the right sort of scaffolding around your content to keep it durable. So much of the cool stuff that happened ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/06/2014 - 05:41]

It 's probably worth noting ...

It 's probably worth noting that using set-based Gachapon is illegal in Japan, so you have to be careful if you don 't want to step on different region 's gambling laws. And I 'm not sure that implementing gachapon is a solution to the issues you see with la ...