Are text-based games secretly plotting a coup de tat from behind the scenes, to usurp all power and rule the world? No, but they could be making a comeback nonetheless.
The Hall welcomes its first Hero of Composers. But who?
You wouldn’t steal a wallet, nor would you steal a car, so why steal a game? But why should we put up with DRM and exorbitant costs? Is piracy ever justifiable? The team share their thoughts in this week’s Friday Roundtable.
Eidos Montreal is to create 100 new jobs by 2012 and 350 by 2015, according to a news report.
Insolvent Team Bondi hits rock bottom as firm is placed into administration.
Is the games industry being slowly suffocated by larger publishers with only money-signs in mind? In this week’s FRT, the team ask if these companies are doing more harm than good.
In this week’s ForceTime, in the wake of the “Deus Ex scandal”, Sebastian calls out the gamers who criticize GameStop’s ignoble retail practices while still buying from them.
Nintendo’s JRPG makes a considerable impression on the UK charts.
Who said Little Timmy’s brain was rotting in front of that darned games machine? No one, that’s who! In fact, new PopCap-headed research suggests a positive impact on children when their parents play videogames with them. Hooray!
In an effort to settle the ongoing legal dispute between Mojang and ZeniMax Media, Minecraft creator Markus Persson has challenged Bethesda to a Quake III duel.
Approximately 153 million adults in the UK, France and Germany spend a combined sum of nearly €12 billion on videogames each year, a new survey finds.
Organization PostalGamer.com will take on the pre-owned games market later this year, with a model designed to appeal to both sides.
Chad takes time to rant about the two possibilities of EA’s pulling of games from Steam.
Michael Pachter addresses the state of long working hours and expected overtime in the games industry.
Zeboyd Games head shares his thoughts about the journey his games have taken from “stuck in Limbo” to “instant success”.
Sony talks about bringing cool stuff from the future to the present. That’s fine by us.
In the wake of PopCap’s acquisition by EA, we asked the publishing company what plans they have for the casual game developer’s future.
2K’s Christoph Hartmann claims strategy “isn’t contemporary”; Chad spends time thinking up fresh insults and insight.
Play for Japan: The Album, a collection of videogame music, is helping to raise money for the Japanese Red Cross.
With the recent emails coming out from Team Bondi’s employers about their work conditions, I ask a simple question: Why the hell don’t game developers have a Bill of Rights?