Hands-on Preview: World to the West

World to the West is an action-adventure puzzle game being developed by Norwegian developer Rain Games. During my time at GDC, I was fortunate enough to demo the game, which was the game’s playable debut. Before playing, I was able to talk with the title’s creators; their insight into indie game development and World to the West’sContinue reading “Hands-on Preview: World to the West”

Playstation VR Price And Release Date

In an announcement at the ongoing Game Developer Conference, Sony has announced the price and release date of the Playstation VR today. Sony’s take on the VR headset will be available in October this year, and will cost £349/€399/$399. This does not include the Playstation Camera which is required for head-tracking. The system also requiresContinue reading “Playstation VR Price And Release Date”

Bethesda Hosting Fallout 4 Panel at GDC 2016

Bethesda’s critically acclaimed Fallout 4 is coming to GDC 2016. In a session entitled “Fallout 4’s Modular Level Design,” senior designer Joel Burgess and lead artist Nathan Purkeypile will provide “an in-depth analysis of the techniques used to create art kits, the level design workflow which takes advantage of them, and the production approach which empowers aContinue reading “Bethesda Hosting Fallout 4 Panel at GDC 2016”

Pokemon Go Coming to GDC 2016

Since its announcement in September 2015, little has been heard about Pokemon Go. The newest entry in Nintendo’s long-running Pokemon franchise is being developed by Niantic, Inc. for iOS and Android devices and, according to the official GDC site, promises to “[up] the challenge of real world gaming design, taking a beloved franchise and setting its hundreds of brightly-colored monsters loose acrossContinue reading “Pokemon Go Coming to GDC 2016”