The Line Between “Indie” & “Triple A”

The Line Between “Indie” & “Triple A”

A few years ago when you thought of an indie game developing team you couldn’t help but imagine some guy and his friend in a room making a small game, and for the most of it you would be right – a lot of games started out that way. There has always been that line between an indie game and a AAA block buster; on the indie side you had […]

AAA Developers Need to Take Mobile Gaming Seriously

AAA Developers Need to Take Mobile Gaming Seriously

Last week Mojang released their “biggest update ever” to Minecraft Pocket Edition. Even before this major update, Minecraft PE was already beating overall sales numbers of the PC edition. This update, which brings the game closer to parity with its PC older sibling, is sure to draw even more new players. Clearly, Mojang has tapped into something with Minecraft PE, an audience thirsty for great games on their iPads and Galaxy tablets. […]

Minecraft Player Models May Get Thinner Soon

Minecraft Player Models May Get Thinner Soon

Minecraft’s Jens Bergensten recently tweeted that future player models may get slightly thinner arms in the future. As you can see from the image above, the avatar looks like it may have just started an all-vegan diet. In specifics, the developer noted that the new models have limbs that are one pixel less than normal. Considering Minecraft’s trademark blocky animation style, it’s pretty amazing the visible difference that excluding one […]

The Heart of Gaming, the rebirth of the Arcade?

The Heart of Gaming, the rebirth of the Arcade?

A recent article on the BBC news website led me to discovering a very interesting little hideaway. It’s called The Heart of Gaming and resides in North Acton in London, it was started by Mark Starkey an amusement arcade veteran. It is an interesting prospect in an age where arcade gaming has left the public consciousness and has been replaced by console gaming from home. It’s easy to understand why […]

Top 10 Game Soundtracks Moments

Top 10 Game Soundtracks Moments

We all love game soundtracks, from the retro 8-bit songs like Super Mario Theme, or Sonic – Green Hills Zone Music, to the backings songs of modern games, such as The Last of Us and Assassins Creed. But what would be the top ten…. This article will look at my top ten most iconic game soundtrack moments, and some notable songs from the team! So let’s get too it! Number 10 […]

Minecraft Creations: Game of Thrones

Minecraft Creations: Game of Thrones

Ever wanted to walk around Westeros? Actually visit the immaculate designs of great buildings such as The Eyrie, Winterfell and Kings Landing? A Minecraft server dedicated to this, allows exactly that. When entering the server that’s replicating Westeros, you would never have grasped the size of the project. The Kingsroad is as tireless and a never-ending path, as many have stressed in the series and books. From The Wall to […]

Console Version of Minecraft has Outsold PC Version

Console Version of Minecraft has Outsold PC Version

That is not a small number. Minecraft console editions together just passed Minecraft for PC/Mac. And across all platforms we've sold almost 54 million copies. — Patrick Geuder Saga (@pgeuder) June 25, 2014 Patrick Geuder revealed in a tweet that as of June 25, the PC/Mac version of Minecraft has been outsold by its Xbox 360 and PS3 counterparts, and that the popular game has sold over 54 million units […]

Is Minecraft Its Own Worst Enemy?

Is Minecraft Its Own Worst Enemy?

Minecraft, with it’s funky, pixelated 3D graphics, has taken the video game world by storm. Developed by Mojang it is played by millions of users daily do to a style of play that encourages curiosity and exploration. Now, it seems to be encouraging discord. As its popularity continues to soar a war is brewing due to its end user license agreement (EULA) that may have users looking elsewhere. The Minecraft […]

Miyamoto talks about Minecraft on Wii U

Miyamoto talks about Minecraft on Wii U

Since Minecraft was released officially 2 years ago, it has been steadily conquering more and more platforms. It is on PC, iPhone, Xbox, PS3 and PS4, and more. However, the one unconquered territory for Minecraft is Nintendo consoles. While it seems like a no brainer that the family friendly WiiU or 3DS consoles would be a perfect fit for the game, neither Mojang nor Nintendo has approached the other about […]

7 Games that changed the gaming world

7 Games that changed the gaming world

The thing that makes an idea valuable is how well it is executed unknown Video games have been around since the 1950′s although it’s popularity wouldn’t take off until the 70′s and 80′s and almost dying in the video game crash of 1983. Since the resurrection of gaming thanks to the success of Nintendos NES gaming has become a popular form of entertainment, a part of modern culture and for […]