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BioWare details the bumpy first year of Star Wars: The Old Republic

SWOTOR's first year<p>BioWare's massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i>, had a rough launch year because the studio underestimated how much content the game would need and how resource-intensive it would be, according to senior creative director James Ohlen.<p>Ohlen …

Eve Online, Dust 514 universe more a webservice than a game, says technical producer

CCP Games' MMO <i>Eve Online</i> and first-person shooter <i>Dust 514</i> are part of an ever-evolving universe that is more of a webservice masquerading as a game than a closed computer game, according to CCP Games senior technical producer Andie Nordgren.<p>Speaking during a panel during GDC 2013, Nordgren said she …

World of Warcraft players rack up 8.7 million achievements per day, but only one is a Legendary Pet Brawler

Since Blizzard Entertainment added achievements to its massively multiplayer online role-playing game <i>World of Warcraft</i> in 2008, players have earned more than 13 billion of the virtual accolades — on average, about 8.7 million a day, said the game's lead content designer Cory Stockton.<p>Stockton spoke …

Ouya Launches June 4th: Can The $99 Video Game Console Capture The Casuals?

“As much as we appreciate the console’s clean interface and developer friendly environment,” writes Game Informer’s Matt Bertz, “if Ouya expects gamers to migrate to its platform, it needs to offer experiences we can’t get anywhere else. ”<p>That’s one of a number of problems the soon-to-launch …

'Journey' Sweeps Game Developers Choice Awards: Some Alternative Winners

<i>Journey took home top honors at this year’s Game Developers Choice Awards. Here are some alternative picks.</i><p><i>Journey</i> swept the Game Developers Choice Awards last week, taking home six awards, including Game of the Year. While I loved the game, and was genuinely moved by my experience with it, I’m …

Time Sink: Columbia Tourism And Gaming Photojournalism In 'BioShock Infinite'

I recently played through the opening 20 minutes of Irrational Games’ <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, but nearly 2 hours of real-world time ticked away. This protracted session wasn’t caused by protagonist Booker DeWitt dying, nor by any work distractions pulling me away from the PC. No, I simply couldn’t stop …

Blizzard marks StarCraft's 15th anniversary with achievement, portrait reward, wallpaper

Blizzard Entertainment launched the original <i>StarCraft</i> 15 years ago this weekend, and the studio announced Friday that it is marking the milestone with a new achievement and special rewards for <i>StarCraft 2</i> players.<p><i>StarCraft</i> was released March 31, 1998, and from today through 2:59 a.m ET on April 18, …

Metal Gear Solid movie director talks Cyborg Ninja, Sniper Wolf, fourth wall moments, and more

The Metal Gear Solid movie will feature a character near and dear to director Jordan Vogt-Roberts' heart, at least if he has anything to say about …

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Far Cry 3 lead writer advocates for Method acting in video games

Jeffrey Yohalem, the lead writer of <i>Far Cry 3</i>, began his panel conventionally enough, making an aspirational call to action. To improve games writing, he said, developers should treat players like Method actors.<p>Video games, Yohalem said, are the latest and most evolved form of performance. As …

Cinematics emotionally connect players to game narratives, says StarCraft 2 writer

Cinematics help pull players into a story, bringing players "down to eye-level" and connecting them to event in the in-game world, according to Brian Kindregan, lead writer on <i>StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm</i> and co-writer for <i>Wings of Liberty</i>.<p>Speaking in a panel at the 2013 Game Developers Conference …

11 things video games can learn from Game of Thrones

Game of Game of Thrones<p>The increasingly popular <i>Game Of Thrones</i> returns on March 31, having captured popular and critical imagination in a way that no …

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Order & Chaos Duels Is Polished Mobile CCG Play

CCGs have swarmed to the mobile and digital spaces, and <b>Gameloft’s</b> <b>Order & Chaos Duels</b> (iOS, <b>Android</b>) is looking to lay anchor in a sea of new titles. The launch experience is a polished one, with the game borrowing its primary elements from a combination <i>of World of Warcraft TCG</i>, …

Forza Horizon's Top Gear Car Pack launching April 2 with six new cars

<i>Forza Horizon</i>'s April Top Gear Car Pack is headed to Xbox 360 Tuesday, April 2, bringing six new cars to the digital Colorado countryside, according to a press release from the game's developers.<p>The cars, which were selected by a team from Top Gear Magazine and the developers at Turn 10 Studios, …

Deliberately diegetic: Dead Space's lead interface designer chronicles the UI's evolution at GDC

With a final pull of the trigger, space engineer Isaac Clarke severs the Necromorph's last limb, and it slumps out of life.<p>Clarke barely survived his latest encounter with a cabal of zombie-like enemies. There's no way to know what's around the next corner, and supplies are scarce. He uses the …

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Review

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is a mostly competent, wholly soulless consumer product, the kind that might briefly satisfy your craving for action because it's new, if not particularly special or memorable. The third Army of Two game usually functions just fine, and its decent third-person …