On The Horizon (Pt. 2)

Creating a game isn’t an easy task. Ask anyone on a games development degree at university, or even the developers themselves, and they’ll tell you that a lot of man hours are spent on concept work. Like any form of entertainment, neglecting the basics only

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On the Horizon – March 2011 (Part 2)

Creating a game isn’t an easy task. Ask anyone on a games development degree at university, or even the developers themselves, and they’ll tell you that a lot of man hours are spent on concept work. Like any form of entertainment, neglecting the basics only

Summer Wars

As far as family entertainment goes anime is rarely high on the agenda, especially given the numerous offerings from Disney, Dreamworks, and other such movie studios. Generally their features appeal to children and adults alike, and in order to compete with them Japanese animation studios

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Summer Wars

[singlepic id=346 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=347 w=320 h=240 float=center] As far as family entertainment goes anime is rarely high on the agenda, especially given the numerous offerings from Disney, Dreamworks, and other such movie studios. Generally their features appeal to children and adults alike,

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The Industry Should Make Games For Adults

No, I don’t mean porn games, so get your mind out of the gutter. I found this article from this years Game Developers Conference in San Francisco very interesting indeed. It’s a fact that games are very much escapist fantasies, but eventually one gets bored

On The Horizon (Pt. 1)

The more things change, the more they stay the same, and the games due for release this year pretty much live by that sentiment. There are plenty of sequels due out over the coming weeks and months, but in amongst all of them are some

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On The Horizon – March 2011 (Part 1)

The more things change, the more they stay the same, and the games due for release this year pretty much live by that sentiment. There are plenty of sequels due out over the coming weeks and months, but in amongst all of them are some

Kami Nomi Zo Shiru Sekai (The World God Only Knows)

It’s funny how trends, tastes, and even perceptions can change over time. Less than a decade ago being called a geek, nerd or otaku was considered an insult, and while those terms have maintained their derogatory status to a degree (especially in Japan), the steady