Spencer Campbell

PROFILE:

Spencer Campbell has summited many mountains just to shout, “Video games are for nerds!!” After extensive scientific testing, he has concluded that they are. He plans on accepting his Nobel Prize as soon as the dorks in Sweden return his calls.

Posts by Spencer Campbell:

Rediscovering Sound — Wicked Audio’s Reverb Headphones

by 10 months ago

I so often find myself utilizing less­ than ­ideal mechanisms for the enjoyment of music and game audio (my buzzing car stereo, rattling TV speakers, or the tinny whistles of …

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Assassin’s Creed dev speaks about lowered framerates

by 11 months ago

Assassin's Creed Unity, the first of the series exclusively on current-gen consoles, is going to be locked at 30 FPS and 900p for both Xbox One and PS4. In an …

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Minecraft: Vita Edition gets release date

by 11 months ago

4J Studios announced that Minecraft: Vita Edition will be releasing in Europe on October 15 of this year. #MinecraftPSVita passed final test and will be released on 15th October in …

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How can something so pretty be so spooky? — The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

by 11 months ago

When I saw the Gamescom trailer of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, I was unreasonably pumped.  The trailer presented an eerie detective game with puzzle mechanics and a supernatural aura. …

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Dreamfall Chapters release date announced

by 11 months ago

The Kickstarter funded episodic sequel series to The Longest Journey and Dreamfall series, Dreamfall Chapters, will be released for PC, Mac, and Linux on October 21st. Along with the release …

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March of the machines — Anomaly 2

by 11 months ago

Many of us have wasted countless hours placing buildings and defeating endless waves of enemies in tower defense games, and 11 Bit studios tries to flip the familiar formula on …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity DLC trailer takes you underneath Paris and 2.5 dimensions into China

by 11 months ago

Ubisoft has released a new season pass trailer which shows off two DLC chapters for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity. The first, called Dead Kings, promises to be "dark and …

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Big Pharma, a pharmaceutical strategy game announced by indie dev

by 11 months ago

Big Pharma is a pharmaceutical strategy game from the UK based indie developer Twice Circled.  The game promises to be "part biz-sim, part isometric factory/lab building sim" focused on the …

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Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Ivory King delayed

by 11 months ago

Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Ivory King, the third DLC installment is being delayed on all systems according to a Bandai Namco press release.  Originally scheduled to be released …

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Notch leaves Mojang, Minecraft sold to Microsoft — “It’s not about the money. It’s about my sanity.”

by 12 months ago

In a post on his personal blog (pastebin mirror), Minecraft creator Markus Persson has stated that he's leaving Mojang in order to maintain his personal identity. I’ve become a symbol. …

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Fire, fall, repeat — Firefall

by 12 months ago

I’ve been excited for Firefall since it was announced back in 2010.  The premise seemed so promising back then -- a shooter with jetpacks and resource gathering, cel-shaded graphics and …

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Shiro Games announces Evoland 2, promises “complex story with a number of game-changing mechanics”

by 12 months ago

Shiro Games hopes to take players through the magical history of video games once more with Evoland 2, but this time with a more focused story.  The genre bending RPG …

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