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11.19.15
Someone made a giant Rubik's Cube in 'Fallout 4'
11.19.15

Someone made a giant Rubik's Cube in 'Fallout 4'

Apparently, some like to spend time in Fallout 4 kicking bad guy butt while others like to construct intricate, beautiful objects.

By C. Klimovski,   11.19.15
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11.18.15
The freedom to explore most open-world games is a lie
11.18.15

The freedom to explore most open-world games is a lie

Now that 'Fallout 4' is out, have you tried navigating it without consulting the map? It isn't easy.

By T. Seppala,   11.18.15
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10.27.15
'Uncharted' borrows from cinema to sidestep clunky game design
10.27.15

'Uncharted' borrows from cinema to sidestep clunky game design

Naughty Dog's games don't needs maps or giant glowing arrows telling you where to go because the team subtly hides navigational clues within the environments.

By T. Seppala,   10.27.15
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08.08.15
Recommended Reading: How baseball's tech team changed television
08.08.15

Recommended Reading: How baseball's tech team changed television

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

By B. Steele,   08.08.15
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03.17.15
This is why 'Mario' levels are brilliant
03.17.15

This is why 'Mario' levels are brilliant

For the past 30 years, if you wanted a masterclass in video-game level-and-objective design you ne...

By T. Seppala,   03.17.15
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02.07.15
Recommended Reading: The life of a professional dumpster diver
02.07.15

Recommended Reading: The life of a professional dumpster diver

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   02.07.15
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01.24.15
'Doom' designer John Romero tells you about the game while playing it
01.24.15

'Doom' designer John Romero tells you about the game while playing it

Most Blu-rays and DVDs these days come with filmmaker commentary tracks, but it isn't too often yo...

By T. Seppala,   01.24.15
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05.21.13
Poser 10 and Poser Pro 2014 available, bringing new characters, physics and more
05.21.13

Poser 10 and Poser Pro 2014 available, bringing new characters, physics and more

Poser has come a long way from the last time I used it, right around version 4. We're now at 10 fo...

By V. Agreda Jr,   05.21.13
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05.09.13
The Engadget Interview: Cliff Bleszinski on next-gen gaming, Oculus Rift and the always-on console
05.09.13

The Engadget Interview: Cliff Bleszinski on next-gen gaming, Oculus Rift and the always-on console

What's life been like for the outspoken Gears of War designer and former design director of Epic G...

By B. Steele,   05.09.13
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