Uncharted 2 has some of the most exceptional pacing in action/adventure video games. Let's take a look at what that means and how the game achieves it.
This week's roundup includes a look at breakout indie action game My Friend Pedro, a much-deserved history of the excellent Elite Beat Agents series, on Mordhau's surprisingly hot debut & classic interviews/retrospectives around Tetris & Sam and Max.
Bob Whitaker talks with archaeologist Andrew Reinhard about Heaven's Vault, the latest game from Inkle Studios. Topics include archaeology, the depiction of archaeologists in games, parsing ancient languages, and artifact colonialism.
Meet Megan, Karen and Skevin: the three boss AI systems in Sea of Thieves.
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share broadly within Riot. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.
Google Stadia, XBOX's Project xCloud, Bethesda's Orion technology, and more are just scratching the surface of what's to come. Neil Schneider, Executive Director of TIFCA, shares his insights on where things are heading in the future computing world.