The History of Mana "How an Austronesian Concept Became a Video Game Mechanic"
YouTube Star Plays Videogames, Earns $4 Million a Year "The 24-year-old Mr. Kjellberg, who created PewDiePie five years ago, has parlayed his persona into a brand name that pulls in the equivalent of $4 million in ad sales a year, most of it pure profit."
The Long Rain "A short point-and-click adventure based (very loosely) on the story The Long Rain by Ray Bradbury."
GOTO80 – Files In Space "Prolific and long-standing lo-fi musician and artist goto80 has been releasing his own brand of glitched, lo-res beats and imagery since 1992. His new album, Files In Space is released in June 2014 via Data Airlines delivering 58 solid minutes of jazz, pop, IDM, electro and chipmusic in a low-resolution melting pot of brand new material."
Pizzarian "In the future, in the year 2010, your mission is to be the coolest pizza delivery service in the Jovian system.
Game jams on itch.io "itch.io is a place for hosting an participating in game jams online. Anyone can start hosting a game jam immediately."
Stay Forever Zwischenfolge: Xbox "Die Herren von Stay Forever haben sich Herrn Schneider-Johne, Spielejournalist der ersten Stunde, ins Studio geladen und unterhalten sich mit ihm über die Xbox 1 und alles, was damals geschah."
Yes All Men: Assassin’s Creed Bro-op Controversy Escalates "I’m afraid this is going to be a long one, because the debate around Assassin’s Creed Unity not inculding any female avatar options in its co-op mode didn’t half snowball overnight.
Wolfenstein: Die neue Unordnung "Wäre TNO ein Film, er würde als Straight-to-Video-C-Movie in den untersten Regalen der Videotheken vergammeln."
The Kentucky Route Zero Guide To Film "I gave a talk this year at GDC about the scenography of Kentucky Route Zero, the theatrical and cinematic influences on the game, and how we go about designing for performance.
Let’s Play: Die neuen Schau-Spieler "Das Niveau der Scherze, die Gronkh, Sarazar und ihre wechselnden Spielgefährten miteinander treiben, erinnert an die würdelose Phase der eigenen Schulzeit kurz vor Eintritt in die Pubertät, in der man es irgendwie schaffte, jedem noch so banalen Satz eine sexuelle Konnotation anzudichten."
‘Roguelikes': Getting to the heart of the it-genre "One- or two-person teams can't afford to make 100 hours of sexy 3D-storytime.
Remembering the glory of videogame manuals "Call me old-fashioned, but the feeling of thumbing through the crisp pages rife with back story, notes from the designers, and detailed instructions on how to play gave me a real sense of anticipation."
GTA V Selfieseminar "GTA V implemented a function to take selfies ingame.
The complex ethics of funding a game via Kickstarter "SCALE creator Steve Swink gave a fantastic talk during the Independent Games Summit at GDC 2014 about the challenges of navigating the ethical quandaries that developers often face while trying to run successful crowdfunding campaigns."
ZITRIS "This is intended to be a co-op game.