You may have heard about Destructive Creations’ latest announcement on their abhorrent game titled Hatred (the title font is stylized after the DOOM logo for added originality). This project crosses the line that some games have tread closely like Postal by Running With Scissors, and Manhunt by Rockstar Games. However it goes beyond that. The developer tries desperately to be edgy:
“The question you may ask is: why do they do this? These days, when a lot of games are heading to be polite, colorful, politically correct and trying to be some kind of higher art, rather than just an entertainment – we wanted to create something against trends. Something different, something that could give the player a pure, gaming pleasure. ”
In a time where we’re pushing to use the industry as a vehicle for bringing on a new way of thinking and possibly changing the world, it’s sad that a project like this has been unveiled to devolve our efforts.
There’s just something about the post apocalypse that fascinates me. A setting like that often creates a very immersive experience, playing on our human interests, our curiosity, the kind of thing that makes us as a human race scratch our heads and wonder: “What would happen after some sort of collapse of civilization?”
Once in a while a laptop comes around that completely blows you away. For me, Lenovo wasn’t a name I really knew, aside from the 2002 mice and keyboards they used to have in the IT office and at work. Not something exactly impressive, but when I started googling inexpensive laptops that could deliver a powerful gaming punch, needless to say I was impressed.
It’s an understatement to say that there are multiple competing factors when designing a game character. Thankfully, we had the talented Annie Fix to work with, and she did a great job of interpreting our conflicting demands. What follows is a…
Uppercut Games is currently working on their IP Submerged, built in Unreal Engine 4. Their blog is filled with development posts that give you a good inside look into how games are built on current generation engines.
Oddly specific as it is, I think we have all daydreamed about being a space ninja at least once. Luckily, for those that want to make that dream a semi-reality, there’s Warframe, a third person shooter/slasher developed by (Canadian, eh?) company Digital Extremes of Unreal.
It appears e-sports have caught the attention of The Worldwide Leader in Sports. Valve announced it is partnering with ESPN to broadcast The International Dota 2 Championships, which start in Seattle on July