All Posts from March 2013

Warface Producer on lessons learned in Russian beta test

by 1 year ago

Russia has been good to Wim Coveliers. The latest project for the producer at Crytek, a free-to-play browser-based shooter titled Warface, has been in open beta on Russian servers for …

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Hawken producer’s thoughts on lore, balance, and launch

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Jason Hughes's voice failed about ten minutes into the interview.  It was Friday morning--the final day of GDC-- and so it really shouldn't have been a surprise to anybody. As a producer …

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Modern Infantry Combat returns in Insurgency – Hands-on Preview

by 1 year ago

Think of your last experience playing a first-person shooter. Was is a little lacking? Perhaps you got stuck with selfish teammates who ignored the objectives or maybe the lack of realism …

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Activision breathes life into next-gen

by 1 year ago

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Are you for real?[/caption] Activision Blizzard is further challenging the boundaries between real life and digital and people are buzzing over their real-time graphics demonstration at …

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    Piranha Games outlines future plans for MechWarrior Online

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    If you've ever read any of my work here on Gaming Trend, you know how much a fan I am of the MechWarrior franchise.  I've been playing these games since I was knee-high to …

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    NetherRealm wants Injustice: Gods Among Us to be a “cinematic experience.”

    by 1 year ago

    While attending GDC, Gaming Trend got the chance to talk with some of the developers at NetherRealm about their upcoming DC Comics-inspired fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us,  as well as …

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    Crazy Eights: Eight questions with James Mathe of Minion Games

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    I had heard of Kickstarter for a while due to the fact that many developers were using it for publishing board games.  Many people have succeeded, but many have failed …

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    Mojo Game Studios reveals gameplay of Cradle – A Gaming Trend Exclusive

    by 1 year ago

    As you might expect, GDC is a pretty great place to meet aspiring game developers, so while at the conference Gaming Trend took a few moments to talk with Pittsburgh-based …

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    Pocket Planes & Tiny Towers Developer Nimblebit releases Nimble Quest on iOS + hands-on impressions

    by 1 year ago

    There's some hot news today for you iOS gaming fans. Nimblebit, the devs behind Tiny Towers and Pocket Planes, have come out with a new game - and this time …

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    This isn’t Vampire Diaries, it’s DARK

    by 1 year ago

    The stealth/action/RPG gameplay of DARK will present players with a host of ways to defeat enemies in vicious Vampire style, the trailer sent out by developer/publisher Kalypso Media today highlights …

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    The trouble with public perception and gaming

    by 1 year ago

      This week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Mike Capps, the illustrious former president of Epic Games, held a panel to discuss the fact that a lot of …

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      Inspiration and intrigue — Kentucky Route Zero at GDC 2013

      by 1 year ago

      Day 2 of GDC continues with a talk by Jake Elliot, one half Cardboard Computer, the team behind the enigmatic Kentucky Route Zero.  According to Elliot, the team’s fascination with …

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