Grand Theft Auto: Industry Perspectives

Grand Theft Auto: Industry Perspectives
Gamesindustry.biz has an interesting feature up regarding the Grand Theft Auto series:What did opportunistic politicians, fear-mongering media types and ambulance-chasing attorneys have to target before Grand Theft Auto? Oh, that’s right – they had Mortal Kombat, Night Trap and Carmageddon. But Grand Theft Auto has become so ingrained into popular culture – and into the […][Lees verder]

Earthbound coming to Nintendo’s Virtual Console?
The ESRB has recently posted a rating for the classic Super Nintendo RPG EarthBound for the Nintendo Wii. Yep, that usually means that Earthbound will be released and logic dictates that it will be via Nintendo’s Virtual Console.Kotaku says: “The sequel to the Japanese-only game Mother, the game tells the story of Ness and company […][Lees verder]

Valve’s Steamworks Now Free
Valve, the award winning developer behind the Half-Life and Team Fortress games, has announced that the Steamworks Software Development Kit (SDK) is now free. The SDK offers complete publishing and development tools to independent game developers and grants them access to Steam features such as product key authentication, copy protection, auto-updating, social networking, matchmaking, anti-cheat […][Lees verder]

Console Gaming’s Surge in China’s Booming Economy
Niko Partners, the leading market intelligence firm on China’s video game industry, today announced results from its latest report citing China’s 46 million gamers spent $1.7 billion on online games in 2007, up 71% from 2006. Advanced casual and casual online games made up 21% of the total, and new flash-based casual versions of popular […][Lees verder]

Grand Theft Auto: Industry Perspectives
Gamesindustry.biz has an interesting feature up regarding the Grand Theft Auto series:What did opportunistic politicians, fear-mongering media types and ambulance-chasing attorneys have to target before Grand Theft Auto? Oh, that’s right – they had Mortal Kombat, Night Trap and Carmageddon. But Grand Theft Auto has become so ingrained into popular culture – and into the […][Lees verder]

Earthbound coming to Nintendo’s Virtual Console?
The ESRB has recently posted a rating for the classic Super Nintendo RPG EarthBound for the Nintendo Wii. Yep, that usually means that Earthbound will be released and logic dictates that it will be via Nintendo’s Virtual Console.Kotaku says: “The sequel to the Japanese-only game Mother, the game tells the story of Ness and company […][Lees verder]

Valve’s Steamworks Now Free
Valve, the award winning developer behind the Half-Life and Team Fortress games, has announced that the Steamworks Software Development Kit (SDK) is now free. The SDK offers complete publishing and development tools to independent game developers and grants them access to Steam features such as product key authentication, copy protection, auto-updating, social networking, matchmaking, anti-cheat […][Lees verder]

Console Gaming’s Surge in China’s Booming Economy
Niko Partners, the leading market intelligence firm on China’s video game industry, today announced results from its latest report citing China’s 46 million gamers spent $1.7 billion on online games in 2007, up 71% from 2006. Advanced casual and casual online games made up 21% of the total, and new flash-based casual versions of popular […][Lees verder]