The First Five Minutes Of Parallax, First-Person Portal Puzzler

Traversing portals to solve puzzles split between two worlds, one black and white, the other white and black? Sounds like a simple enough concept to grasp in five minutes. » 3/11/15 12:00pm 3/11/15 12:00pm

Sony Doesn't Own Website for Killzone 2, but Does for KZ3

The website Killzone2.com, it turns out, isn't owned by Sony, but the websites Killzone and Killzone3 are, MTV Multiplayer reports in this look at domain name shenanigans. » 2/04/09 1:00pm 2/04/09 1:00pm

The Promise of User Created Content - the Kodak Effect

Ian Bogost has an interesting essay up comparing the flowering of user generated content to the Kodak Brownie camera — in comparison to the unwieldy early cameras, the Brownie brought snapshots to the people. Simple and portable, it allowed people to create their own personal snapshots, something that Kodak… » 9/14/08 3:30pm 9/14/08 3:30pm

'Going Rogue': Leaving the Mainstream Behind

The Escapist has an interesting article up on mainstream industry types who went indie — it delves into the reasoning behind a move, as well as the challenges and the positive aspects of moving from big studios to independent development. People making the transition have had to unlearn 'mainstream' habits or pick up… » 8/09/08 4:30pm 8/09/08 4:30pm

What Gaming Needs: More 'World' Games?

Chris Plante has posted a plea over at GameSetWatch - one for bringing more global entertainment to the West (well, America specifically). His idea? Some sort of portal that will be able to showcase games from all over the world, dragging American gamers kicking and screaming into acknowledging foreign countries that… » 6/28/08 4:30pm 6/28/08 4:30pm