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Daniel Radcliffe could play Grand Theft Auto developer in BBC special

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe is reportedly in negotiations to play the lead role in a new 90-minute BBC drama about the creation of seminal video game franchise <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>. Radcliffe is set to play Sam Houser, the co-founder of Rockstar Games, dramatizing his clashes with anti-gaming …

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

What Apple's iPhone 6 Means For Mobile Gaming

Apple revealed the iPhone 6 today, along with the iPhone 6 Plus.<p>The two new iPhones boast a 4.7″ and 5.5″ screen respectively, making them the largest iPhones ever made. (The iPhone 5S had a measly 4″ screen.)<p>Along with a new and more powerful processor, Apple’s newest smartphones will run on iOS …

Andrew Wilson of EA: 'We never want to be worst US company again'

The giant video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) is not universally loved – if you play games or talk about them on the internet, you may have noticed. Despite releasing some of the most successful games of the last 20 years (Fifa, Battlefield, Need For Speed, Mass Effect) the company has plenty …

Advice You Can Run With: 5 Tips on Designing for Mobile

<i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Mobile technology is transforming consumer behavior. Last year, mobile devices were on track to outpace the number of people in the world, and it’s estimated that by 2017, there will be 1.4 mobile …

What does it really cost to open an indie studio? All your money, most of your life

It is common to hear about game companies having crushing financial woes in the games press.<p>It can be observed in companies of all sizes, from THQ going under to 38 Studios defaulting on millions of debts to the recent <i>Yogsventure</i> project fiasco.<p>I've seen the people behind these projects judged very …

The best tricks that Hearthstone's game designers used to make Blizzard's latest megahit

<i>Disclosure: The organizers of ChinaJoy paid my way to Shanghai. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>SHANGHAI — Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is one of those rare free-to-play games that has succeeded on both the PC and mobile devices. It has been downloaded more than 10 million times and earned an 88 …

How In-app Purchases Have Destroyed The Industry

I don't like writing negative articles that don't include a solution to the problem, but in this case, there is no solution. The state of in-app …