Necrosoft Games goes to the Tokyo Game Show as an exhibitor for the first time. The results were mixed. Is it worth the trek out for your game?
Part Three. These are my memories... Growing up in a world with 3 TV channels and paper mail... My years writing some of the earliest 8-bit games (CRISIS MOUNTAIN, DINO EGGS, SHORT CIRCUIT)... And now reviving my best-selling game as DINO EGGS: REBIRTH.
For a new style of game, I looked back at some old style AI code for inspiration. This turn-based game plays like an arcade-game, so speed and flexibility are very important.
If you're an indie developer, your greatest challenge is probably just getting people to know about your game. There's no magic bullet solution to this problem, but here's what I've learned.
Asymmetric forces, as we see in games like Starcraft, Magic: The Gathering or Street Fighter, are a dominant design pattern in games. In this article, I explain some of the pitfalls of this pattern, and suggest some guidelines for avoiding them.
SOMA, the new horror game for the creators of Amnesia, was released 10 days ago. This blog post discusses sales and reflects on the marketing and reception of the game.