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8:00 PM on 02.03.2014

Gunpoint developer shows off his space stealth sim

Gunpoint was one of my favourite games from last year and I've been eagerly awaiting to see what designer Tom Francis comes up with next. The answer, as you can see in the video above, is Heat Signature. It's a game where yo...

Alasdair Duncan

1:30 PM on 02.03.2014

Nintendo consoles, handhelds to share a common platform

Following Nintendo president Satoru Iwata's presentation to investors last week, a Q&A session was held and one of his responses -- the one about console and handheld hardware becoming more like brothers -- grabbed our at...

Jordan Devore

8:00 PM on 01.31.2014

ArenaNet co-founder joins State of Decay developer

There was a strong desire for the concepts found in Undead Labs' zombie survival game State of Decay to appear in a full-blown multiplayer game and that sentiment isn't going away anytime soon, I don't think. While no new ann...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 01.31.2014

Spearhead: We found Sony more helpful than MS or Nintendo

Making a brand new game studio isn't easy. So imagine the undertaking of creating a new brand, crafting a never-before-seen IP, gathering a production crew, and shipping a game in a year. That's what Spearhead Studios did wit...

Chris Carter





2:00 PM on 01.31.2014

Developer of Remember Me denies bankruptcy claims

Coinciding with Remember Me's recent addition to the PlayStation Plus program, there have been reports of "Remember" developer Dontnod's bankruptcy. But company CEO Oskar Guilbert has since denied those claims, noting th...

Chris Carter

8:30 PM on 01.28.2014

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 environment explored

Konami has released another developer diary video for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 where members of the team at MercurySteam describe their approach toward designing the modern city which now surrounds Dracula's castl...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:00 PM on 01.27.2014

Upcoming Borderlands 2 update to add colorblind mode

Gearbox Software is adding a colorblind mode to Borderlands 2 as part of an update planned for all versions of the game. Programmer Jeffrey Broome wrote a blog post covering his research into color vision deficiency more gene...

Jordan Devore

6:30 PM on 01.27.2014

Sneak a peek at inFAMOUS: Second Son's stunning Seattle

A new developer diary for inFAMOUS: Second Son has released, focused on how the gang at Sucker Punch will be bringing the city of Seattle to life in the game. Obviously, it's going to involve a lot of humidity-related e...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:30 PM on 01.27.2014

Leaked presentation shows Left 4 Dead 2 in Source 2

Famed NeoGAF leaker CBOAT has posted a screencap of what appears to be a Valve slideshow presentation detailing Source 2. The PowerPoint shows Left 4 Dead 2's plantation level rebuilt in the new engine and one of the slides, ...

Jordan Devore

10:00 AM on 01.25.2014

Why OlliOlli passed on iOS to become a PS Vita exclusive

Hot new PlayStation Vita exclusive OlliOlli was once on the verge on making a run at the App Store. That didn't happen, obviously, but developer Roll7 had a working prototype for its skating game designed solely around t...

Kyle MacGregor

2:00 PM on 01.23.2014

Capcom CEO talks five-year plan, hiring 100 devs per year

In a letter discussing Capcom's five-year outlook, CEO Kenzo Tsujimoto wrote "Our goal is to further strengthen marketing strategies for (1) downloadable content (DLC), (2) mobile contents, (3) online operations, and (4) br...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 01.22.2014

Angry Birds has been downloaded two billion times

Speaking at the Pocket Gamer Connects conference in London, Rovio chief marketing officer Peter Vesterbacka announced Angry Birds has achieved two billion downloads, reports Mobile Entertainment. "We started as a mobile games...

Jordan Devore

3:30 PM on 01.22.2014

Westerado and Risk of Rain are 2014 IGF student winners

The Student Showcase winners have been announced for the 2014 Independent Games Festival and a few of the names are surprising to see. I had no idea Westerado, for instance, was a student project. Wow. Risk of Rain similarly ...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 01.20.2014

Neat idea: A headset that can help stop gamer rage

I don't know anyone who hasn't at one point in the life or another gotten upset at a videogame, whether that be due to bad design, an inability to play well enough, or something else entirely. Sam Matson has a novel solution ...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 01.17.2014

Valve isn't planning to release its VR hardware

Virtual reality had a big presence at the Steam Dev Days event in Seattle this week -- both from Oculus Rift, as expected, but also from Valve. The company demonstrated its own prototype VR hardware that, in the words of Trip...

Jordan Devore





9:00 PM on 01.15.2014

Hello Games is back in action after office flood

Even though Hello Games was quick to say everything would work out in the end, I'll admit to being worried about the studio behind Joe Danger and No Man Sky's when its Guildford, UK-based office was flooded over the holidays....

Jordan Devore