Speculation whirls about poor performance of most recent SimCity.
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The race for VR dominance is on.
Harmonix have made music game fans very happy overnight by announcing the return of Rock Band. Launching later this year, Rock Band 4 will arrive on PS4 and XB1 and will be backwards-compatible with all of your previously-owned Rock Band DLC. New hardware instrument peripherals are…
Homeworld is a deeply-loved franchise among PC gamers, and the news that Gearbox had picked up the rights to the games in THQ’s fire sale left many wondering if their precious memories would be treated with respect.
As Alex discovers, Homeworld Remastered is actually one of the best game remasters on the market, and sets a new standard for other companies to follow. Check out the video inside.
Turtle Rock have acknowledged the currently unmet need to spectate Evolve matches, announcing that a new Observer Mode will soon appear to allow a sixth, invisible player to hover silently within the game. Designed around the possibility of eSports broadcasting, Observer Mode…
Game developers need to start thinking more about eSports from the outset of their development, and create user interfaces friendly for spectators, players – and people who have absolutely no idea what’s going on.
In particular, designers should take influence from traditional sports broadcasts such as baseball to identify what information is most important, and what data simply makes people tired and confused.
This was the message delivered by Ryan Schutter of Blizzard, and Phillip Tan from the MIT Game Lab, during a talk at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco.