Adam Orth, Creative Director at Microsoft, gains Reddit infamy with his responses to Twitter questions on “always on” technology.
Unsurprisingly, it turns out that internet connections in war-torn Afghanistan kind of suck. It was his “disgustingly” slow connection that lead a stationed US Air Force officer (Reddit username: “bolivar-shagnasty”) to email Supergiant Games, the makers of Bastion. His attempts to download the critically acclaimed action-RPG timed out on both Direct2Drive and Steam, so the […]
By now the gaming world is abuzz with the sheer flood of possibilities a simple logo could mean. Rockstar’s announcement of a debut trailer (out next Wednesday, November 2nd) for Grand Theft Auto V came with a title screenshot and no other details. As expected, such a challenge has brought out the conspiracy nut in […]
Part of what gave The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion its crucial next generation RPG feel upon release was its tactical world, realized down to a level then unseen in game design. Creating that depth included writing hundreds of pages of book excerpts and poetry that could be read in-game. If you ever doubted the magnitude […]