Chris Hecker Rants at GDC Without Saying a Word

It's revealing that at first I didn't get the point of this, which is Chris Hecker's rant at Game Developers Conference 2013. So much of the nonstop big budget press conference bullshit you hear in this business all sounds alike, forcing me into a kind of weird active listening where I'm trying to decode pabulum and… » 3/31/13 1:00pm 3/31/13 1:00pm

It Would Take 'Significant Engineering' to Make SimCity an Offline Game

Later this afternoon, Lucy Bradshaw, the general manager of SimCity maker Maxis, is going to take over the studio's official account to answer questions from gamers who, four days after the game's release, are still unable to play the thing they purchased. She's already given a preview answer to the question most of… » 3/09/13 10:00am 3/09/13 10:00am