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The hour-long interview featuring Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealing how Sony strategically changed its E3 script to stray from Microsoft's DRM direction is now online. The video, from last week's Develop Conference in Brighton, also features PS4 architect Mark Cerny, and bot...

July 15th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Richard Bartle isn't alone in thinking the free-to-play bubble is soon to burst. Talking at this week's Develop Conference in Brighton, UK, three mobile game designers with an expertise in free-to-play discussed the negative direction that F2P titles are headed and why that may be coming to an end....

July 9th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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David Perry, aside from now being a part of Sony, is perhaps best known for his contributions on the Earthworm Jim series, once 16-bit pride of the '90s that now rests beneath the soil from whence it came. Perry doesn't see that earthly retreat lasting forever."It's one of those things that, no one...

July 17th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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During the Develop conference (via Eurogamer), Sony Europe R&D manager Phil Rogers outlined some possible interactions between the PlayStation Vita and the PS3. The systems are already known to share saves across compatible games, and share some interoperable games like Wipeout 2048, but Roge...

August 2nd 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Delivering a keynote speech -- entitled "Seeing is Believing: 3D a New Creative Medium for Games" -- at the Develop conference in Liverpool, Sony Computer Entertainment's Mick Hocking argued that 3D can give games more than just increased visual depth. The studio director of Sony's Liverpool studio...

November 25th 2010 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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These days, every developer and their brother seems to be making a beeline for hot new gaming platforms like Facebook and the iPhone, visions of Farmville- and Doodle-Jump-style riches dancing in their heads. But nDreams CEO Patrick O'Luanaigh says all these gold rushers might be ignoring a more we...

July 14th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If you thought the amount and variety of spoken dialogue in Fable 2 was ridiculous, then the voice statistics Lionhead is targeting for Fable 3 will... um... also seem ridiculous to you. Speaking at the Develop Conference in Brighton, Lionhead Audio Producer Georg Becker mentioned that the upcomin...

July 14th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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BioWare's ongoing success in the games industry is something that can't be argued, but the company is anxious to keep things moving forward. BioWare co-founder Dr. Greg Zeschuk spoke at the Develop Conference this morning, and had some very interesting things to say about what the minds behind Bi...

July 14th 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Masaya Matsuura (creator of PaRappa the Rapper and Major Minor's Majestic March) says he and his posse over at NanaOn-Sha are interested in making a music game for Microsoft's Project Natal. "We are thinking about ideas," said Matsuura to Videogamer.com at the UK Develop Conference. " I think any k...

July 20th 2009 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Speaking at the Develop Conference in Brighton, England today, Team17 leader Martyn Brown described his studio's forthcoming digital release, Alien Breed Evolution, as a trilogy -- "one of the most expensive digital titles to-date," too -- according to GamesIndustry.biz. Said to be costing in the r...

July 14th 2009 at 11:50am 0 Comments