Facebook has named its picks for the best games of 2017 to appear on its social video game platforms. ...
They say that all good things must come to an end. Well, at least it’s good to know when you can prepare for that ending. Stonemaier Games has announced the final expansion set that’s going to be coming for Scythe. It’s called Rise of Fenris, and it will conclude the epic tale of a World […]
The Entertainment Software Association argues that including 'gaming disorder' in the upcoming diagnostic manual "recklessly trivializes real mental health issues." ...
Well, we’re a day and change into 2018. I hope yours is going well. I’ve already managed to stub my toe so bad that I lost a toenail and whanged my elbow good enough that my left hand’s still a bit tingly. So, needless to say, I’m off to a great start. At this rate, […]
Whenever people think of the Highlander series, one particular weapon comes to mind, the sword. Immortals are only immortal as long as they’ve got a good head on their shoulders, and the favored way of making that such not the case is via a length of sharpened steel. Of course, each Immortal prefers a particular […]
At GDC 2018 Riot engineering lead Steve Martin will walk you through the evolution of Riot eSports from inception to present day from a product and engineering perspective. ...
The Apes are revolting! (Well, maybe if they’d wash up and stop flinging that poo around…) No, I mean that they’re rising up against humanity and a war for dominance over the planet is starting! (Oh, that’s pretty bad). Well, I mean, it’s on the tabletop, as a new game from WYSIWYGames. (Oh, that’s good, […]
You might think that just because the holiday season is over that the time of getting free stuff is gone. Not so! Flying Pig Games is still caught up in the “giving is better than receiving” spirit and has released a free scenario pack over in their webshop. From the website: This is our way […]
The gaming industry of 2017 has been booming, and according to experts, the $15 billion industry is set to expand even more over the next few years.
A short resume of what a played this year. None of the games were actually released in 2017.
Stuart was intrigued by the thought of mobile VR. He received a £20 gift voucher for his Birthday. He decided to spend it at Currys on a mobile VR headset. This is the story of that happening.
In need of a career boost, follow game designer and producer Jonathan Neves as he takes a journey from one location to the next in pursuit of job placement and professional satisfaction. Part 4
In this post, we'll look at how to create dissolution VFX using custom surface shaders in Unity. In doing so, I'll explore the use of noise textures, alpha fading, geometric parameters, and emission colours to create various dematerialization effects.
This is what's been going on in the world of Meeple Like Us in December of 2017.
So, you’ve got your Stormtroopers and your Biker Scouts and your Darth Vader and you’ve hit the table… what next? It’s called Star WARS, after all. There’s going to be combat involved. But how will all that work in Fantasy Flight Games’ upcoming Star Wars: Legion game? Glad you asked, because they’ve posted up a […]
I live in Georgia, and the bugs here can get pretty big. Maybe not Florida or Louisiana big, but there’s been times I’ve found a multi-legged monster hanging out in a dark corner of my apartment. Thankfully, I had Raid on hand. Well, the inhabitants of the 41st Millennium need really big cans of Raid […]
8 years ago industry veteran and observer James Portnow wrote a post titled "Ludus Florentis: The Flowering of Games" predicting a drastic change in our industry. With sufficient time having passed since, let's recap and see how those predictions went.
This week's Video Game Deep Cuts highlights include innumerable 'best of the year' countdowns - from VR games to mobile titles to, uh, Eric Wolpaw's vegan juice cuts, and loads more besides. ...
This week's Video Game Deep Cuts highlights include innumerable 'best of the year' countdowns - from VR games to mobile titles to, uh, Eric Wolpaw's vegan juice cuts, and loads more besides.