Archive | August 2009

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‘Dreamfall : the longest journey’ review (PC)

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (2006).Windows, PC version.  All screenshots made by me. Part One: Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (2006) is a complex science-fiction adventure-story game, set in the year 2219. The American dream has finally collapsed under the weight of venal Big Government, criminal gangs, and drug-fuelled corruption. The United States limps on in one […]

New NESTA games report

Develop magazine has a long summary of the forthcoming NESTA report on how the government might support the videogames industry in the UK.

How to spot a Gullible Gamer, the top 10

How to spot a Gullible Gamer: 1. He can really rely on a big-name franchise (Spiderman, Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones, Nancy Drew, Pirates oTC, Batman, etc) to assure him of a great gaming experience every time. 2. He thinks games are fresher if they’re purchased on the very day they’re released. 3. He […]

Blizzard questions PC revenue stats

Developers Blizzard, on shaky PC sales statistics… “there’s nothing out there that accurately describes how much revenue is coming in through PC gaming. I guarantee you that anything that the NPD [ NPD Market Research ] or anyone else shows out there is at best 50 percent of it.” Which suggests that the anticipated 4% […]

Arktwend 2.0 released

Nice. Arktwend 2.0 has just been released, a few days ago. It’s an excellent German total-conversion for Morrowind. My English-language instructions on how to install Arktwend and its English translation mod can be found here.

kKrieger

Amazing. Through the wonders of procedural content, a complete 3D shooter game in less than 100kb.  [ Hat-tip: Wheel of Games, which is covering GDC Europe. ]

Part two on my Fuel review

I just added a concluding Part Two to my review of Fuel on the PC, with additional screenshots.