Interviews

One night with the king: Reigns developer interviewed on game’s success

by 8 months ago

Released earlier this month, Nerial’s strategy game Reigns, and its Tinder-like decision-making system, has taken the gaming world by storm. In our review, we called it “a short and sweet …

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What a wonderful world: Quicktequila owner on Lovely Planet Arcade

by 8 months ago

Released in July, Quicktequila’s Lovely Planet Arcade is a quirky FPS that challenges players to shoot snowmen-looking creatures and dodge bullets in order to reach the exit. Our review stated …

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Bring home the bacon: Psilocybe Games founder on Pigsodus, Kickstarter

by 9 months ago

An interesting take on point-and-click adventure games, Psilocybe Games’ Pigsodus is currently on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The game follows Horace Oinkstein, a smart pig that longs for freedom from his …

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Gaming Trend interviews COO of 13 AM Games Dave Proctor regarding Runbow retail releases, publishing wing

by 9 months ago

Recently announced at E3, 13 AM Games will release retail versions of the independently created Runbow this fall.  Runbow Deluxe and Runbow Pocket, for the Wii U and New 3DS …

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Ascent and Survival: A chat with the developers of Suda51’s Let It Die

by 10 months ago

During this year's E3, I was lucky enough to get some face time with the lead creators behind the next upcoming title from Grasshopper Manufacture Inc., including Goichi Suda (aka …

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Crazy Eights: Antonio Scaccino on Dreamwars

by 11 months ago

One of the benefits of Kickstarter has been the creativity that has come out of it.  While certain series have benefited from their previous jaunts on the site, a great …

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Crazy Eights: Grant Taylor on Darkest Night Second Edition

by 11 months ago

While the board game industry is small, Victory Point Games is one of the smallest independent companies within the niche.  You might not have heard of them, but they have …

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Back in Black: An interview with Assassin’s Creed: Templars creators Fred Van Lente & Dennis Calero

by 11 months ago

With growing consistency, video games have been seeping out of their prior constraints and appearing in other forms of media. From films, to novels, to comics- there seems to be …

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Gaming Trend interviews David Baszucki, CEO of ROBLOX ahead of virtual reality launch

by 1 year ago

ROBLOX has announced an April 15th launch of virtual reality on Oculus Rift with cross-platform capability, furthering its vision of Powering Imagination™. On launch, the user-generated content platform will become …

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Interview with Lewis Shaw of corporate card battler, Downsize

by 1 year ago

Gaming Trend Editor-in-Chief Ron Burke sat down with Lewis Shaw, the creator of a Kickstart-in-motion called Downsize to find out what this corporate greed simulator is all about.  The game …

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Different Strokes: Creating the Art and Aesthetic of Battleborn

by 1 year ago

From challenge comes opportunity. And, at least in games, challenge can also create risk. Gearbox Software might be known for first-person shooters, but with a game like Battleborn the team …

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Crazy Eights: Will ‘Oz’ Schoonover on Widower’s Wood

by 1 year ago

When it comes to massive numbers of figures for a Kickstarter project, often CoolMiniOrNot and Soda Pop Miniatures come to mind.  While you wouldn't be blamed for that, another company well …

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