You can now watch the "Hotheaded Developers Rant Back" panel from the Game Developers Conference. Panelists like Eric Zimmerman, Anna Anthropy, Kellee Santiago, Anna Marsh, Naomi Clark and Mitu Khandaker all talked frankly and often rousingly about issues ranging from poor planning to crunch time to racial and gender… » 5/06/13 4:30pm 5/06/13 4:30pm

From Flower to Journey and Beyond: A Talk with Kellee Santiago of…


Kellee Santiago is president and co-founder of thatgamecompany, which released Journey last week. Their previous game, Flower, is a featured, playable game at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's new exhibit The Art of Video Games, which opened this weekend. Santiago was at the museum as one of the featured panelists … » 3/20/12 6:00pm 3/20/12 6:00pm

Haunting Half Life 2 Mod Dear Esther To Receive Substantial Overhaul,…

In 2008, Dan Pinchbeck of the University of Portsmouth created an interactive "ghost story" titled Dear Esther using Valve's Source Engine, and its associated Half Life 2 art assets. The game achieved enormous critical success, and established a devoted cult following. Now the title is set to receive a substantial… » 6/02/11 11:40am 6/02/11 11:40am

When the Going Gets Tough... Let the Game Play Itself

Like many younger brothers I had a contentious relationship with my older brother. We butted heads, fought, lied, accused each other of unimaginable atrocities and genuinely despised one another — while secretly caring deeply what the other thought. » 10/09/09 6:00pm 10/09/09 6:00pm