When old-timers talk about the halcyon days of space games, they mention series like X-Wing and Wing Commander. They also, in the same breath—and often before—mention Elite.
David Braben, whose Frontier Developments studio has delivered Elite, Rollercoaster Tycoon 3, LostWinds and, yes, Kinectimals, has now created Raspberry Pi. It's not a game, it's a working, Linux-based PC on something not much larger than a standard USB memory stick.
This cake featuring a crashed Air Force One is based on a game David Braben's Frontier Developments is making. Their most recent work was the toss-frisbees-at-cute-tigers game Kinectimals. But could this be Braben's reminder of something thought lost, something cooler?
Lostwinds is pretty great, but because it's only available on WiiWare, many people are missing out. Maybe a version on the 360 or PlayStation 3 could be a little more inclusive.
The Montreal International Game Summit recently wrapped up, and keynote speaker David Braben of Frontier Development really took the industry to task on everything from the business model (broken!) to retailers (killing longevity of games!) to the 'online myth' of the next gen consoles. He makes some interesting…
I've been waiting so long for Elite 4 that the issue of what platform it will actually appear on has become kind of irrelevant. In my mind's eye, I just see the same old 8-bit wireframes only... better, somehow. A bit less blocky would do. They don't even have to have textures or anything, just as long as the…