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A bomb threat was made regarding a speaker and award recipient at the Game Developer's Choice Awards (part of the annual Game Developer's Conference) in San Francisco this past March. Anita Sarkeesian (pictured above), host of Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, a YouTube series that naturally examin...

September 17th 2014 at 7:53pm 0 Comments
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Virtual reality is (quite suddenly) a big deal. Sony introduced its Project Morpheus prototype headset for the PS4 at GDC, just days ago, and now the company has uploaded the hour-long presentation, including its development, awkward prototypes, the criteria it's eventually aiming for and some ea...

March 26th 2014 at 10:10pm 0 Comments
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Harmonix is letting us in on a few more details about its upcoming game Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. During a demo last week at GDC the company showed us a new discovery realm of the game called "The Hollow," a new multiplayer mode and took the wraps off of six new tracks coming to the colorful...

March 24th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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"I just want to make a world which I can be a god in," jokes developer Peter Molyneux (Fable, Curiosity) in a San Francisco hotel suite. "Imagine being able to make and construct a world under your own rules." He's speaking with us at GDC 2014, painting a picture of what he would do with access to...

March 21st 2014 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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The time for teasing is over. Today at GDC, Microsoft pulled back the curtain on DirectX 12, a shiny new edition of its venerable graphics APIs that some lucky developers can start mucking around with later this year. Microsoft Graphics Development Manager Anuj Gosalia talked up a storm out in SF:...

March 20th 2014 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
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Five months ago, Technical Illusions gained over a million dollars in funding thanks to a highly successful Kickstarter campaign for castAR, a projected augmented reality project that company founders Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson brought over from Valve when they were laid off almost two years...

March 20th 2014 at 5:03pm 0 Comments