Post Thumbnail

The International Game Developers Association, a game industry non-profit organization, is responding to this past weekend's report of continuous "crunch" and dictatorial working conditions at LA Noire development studio Team Bondi by launching a full investigation. According to IGDA chair Brian...

June 28th 2011 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Accusations of an exhaustive "crunch" at Homefront developer Kaos have been met head-on by parent company THQ and the studio's general manager David Votypka. Develop is covering all sides of the issue, including Votypka's acknowledgement that the studio has been crunching for the last six months, w...

January 17th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

"Superbrothers" is the alias of Craig Adams, a Toronto-based artist who specializes in pixel-based artwork and cinema. He's a big fan of musician Jim Guthrie, and after the two met a while ago (and discovered they were actually fans of each other), he was inspired to create a few music videos of th...

March 15th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just over a month ago, Joystiq talked to Epic Games' Mike Capps about crunch times in game development cycles and how many hours his employees are expected to work throughout the development of a game. Interestingly, Develop put the question of crunch time (among other things) to "over 350 industry...

May 28th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just in case you missed it earlier this week, MMOCrunch attacked the first 10 levels of the Mythos beta and posted their main thoughts about the game so far -- which seem very positive.My own brief impressions: when people say it's similar to Diablo, they're really not exaggerating! Mythos is Diablo...

December 30th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Maybe there was something about this weekend, but we received not one but three stories of busted Mac stuff in the past few days. Warning, these pictures are pretty graphic, if you consider seeing computers worth thousands of dollars in disrepair graphic.First up, we have Katie W's iPhone vs. Recli...

August 20th 2007 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Looks like VisualHub and iSquint are going to have some competition on their hands, as Roxio on Monday will announce Crunch, their own entry into the software video conversion market. With computer-based video leaving the nest for devices like the Apple TV, the iPod and soon the iPhone, tools that...

May 4th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments