Now in its 13th year, ChinaJoy is one of the world’s biggest tradeshows. Niko Partners sent two analysts to China Joy this year; here is a summary of their observations of the show.
I discuss the idea of games as a hobby, partially as a response to Keith Stuart's recent Eurogamer article on the subject.
Tips for new audio designers composing video game music out of their comfort zone. Useful for producers as well, looking to put together design directions for their audio designers.
This entry focuses on composing techniques for small vs big games.
In this video presentation, dxSaigon founder Thomas Grové speaks about how game designers create user experiences in action games. The talk focuses on the importance of making controls ergonomic, responsive, and intuitive.
Huge pent-up demand exists for Blizzard IP based mobile games. Activision Blizzard should acquire Glu Mobile and Ember Entertainment to create a world dominating mobile games powerhouse... to be the world's greatest. Read how and why!
Historians Bob Whitaker and Matthew Gabriele discuss the medieval inspired worlds of Dragon Age Inquisition and The Witcher 3. Topics include violence, race, religion, and dragons.