A lot of 10th anniversary talk around Bioshock, a game worthy of such reflection. There’s good Remastered edition options out there. If you haven’t played it, put it on your list. It’s worth it.
Every frame of Samurai Jack is an artwork. One of the great animated series, and this year it got its conclusion with a Season 5. And with that it now receives a complete box set. The perfect package for a perfect series.
That’s some long-term planning, but it’s an interesting concept that should be trialled at some point.
This has to be seen to be believed. An incredible use of unused space, taking a lot of design work in itself to create — complete with a metal dolly roller system to reach the desk area.
A fab Rolling Stone Glixel interview with Media Molecule’s Studio Director (and Australian) Siobhan Reddy. The maker of Little Big Planet is taking on one of the most ambitious ideas in games — essentially a platform to express your own creativity. To bring dreams to life, and to take other people’s work and both enjoy or manipulate into new work.
An organisational psychologist writing for The Conversation looks at how we need to rethink work communications based on how they’ve gotten completely out of control.
If you think all interfaces are based on touchscreens, keyboards or mice, here’s something to reshape your thinking.
Interesting to learn that Blizzard had lost most of the old code and assets for StarCraft, so when it decided to create a ‘Remastered’ edition they had to go back to basics and build it all again, but to replicate the original perfectly that also meant incredibly detailed efforts to “eyeball everything.”
Media loves a good scare campaign, and parents are prone to worrying about whether the ‘new thing’ in society is hurting their kids. This piece on Psychology Today points out one recent study did a bad job of causing another scare storm around phones, social media, and young people.
Is this an esports league or a marketing exercise?
Kotaku reports that a new division of an established Australian studio is offering custom games to offer up a very special message of love.
As others have dubbed it, it’s Augmented Reality’s “A-Ha” moment.