We’ve known about Twitch’s upcoming convention since February, but haven’t heard much about what it’ll actually entail. Today, the company has posted the full schedule TwitchCon panels. Here’s a taste of what attendees have to look forward to: Your Brand on Twitch – by the Twitch Design team! Building Communities on Twitch Level Up: Developing the Framework for ...[Read More]
Recently, Nintendo announced it was resurrecting its World Championship tournament after a 25-year hiatus for this year’s E3. For any Nintendo fanatics with the Eye of the Tiger, the company will be holding qualifying events at eight select Best Buy locations scattered across the U.S (only U.S. citizens ages 13 and up are eligible to compete). Qualifiers will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. local...[Read More]
Gamer Attitude was lucky enough to score press passes this year to Apps World Berlin, the bi-annual conference to talk about all things app related that was held last month. Here is the low down on the Guest Speakers, exciting new indie titles and the Apple watch. The Guest Speakers Games Tycoon and Creator of Lionhead Studios Peter Molyneux made an appearance in the games tent to talk about all t...[Read More]
Twitch announced its very own convention back in February, we now know when and how to nab tickets to the event. Tickets go on sale on TwitchCon.com this Friday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m. PT, with discounted early bird tickets available until April 24 at 11:00 p.m. PT. Here’s the breakdown of prices for each day: Friday, September 25 only: $50.00 USD (Early bird price: $45.00 USD) Saturday, Sept...[Read More]
Local Multiplayers or Couch co-ops are definitely making a glorious comeback and after the highly entertaining DiscStorm, another game caught our eye at Rezzed called Sky Scrappers, a vertical-scrolling fighting platformer where one must get to the top of a skyscraper before it collapses. What an absolute hoot of a game!
There was at least 2 definite trends at Rezzed this year – Virtual Reality and local multiplayers or couch co-ops (a term I overheard and adopted). The latter of which I am extremely happy to see. Some of my fondest gaming memories consist of Mario Kart and GoldenEye on the N64 or Halo on the Xbox. There’s nothing wrong with the modern online multiplayers but you cannot beat the sheer ...[Read More]
Danny Garfield and his team at Puuba are back mashing genres up again, this time with The Weaponographist. A hack ‘n slasher about a demon slayer who just happens to be a total jerk! I ask Danny how his last game, Concursion, was received and his latest creation. We also ponder about the importance of the lighter side of gaming, check out the video below.
Games that feature Oculus Rift support are always the ones that have the biggest queues at gaming expos and Sub Level Zero was no exception. After what felt like forever queueing, it was finally my turn to get on so I strapped on the Oculus Rift (Developer Kit 2 for your interest) and away I went, into Virtual Reality.
We caught up with Luke Thompson, the co-founder and lead coder of Sigtrap Games, the guys behind one of the most interesting games at Rezzed 2015 called Sub Level Zero. The game is a first-person, six-degree-of-freedom roguelike shooter that blends retro gameplay with futuristic visuals, what’s more, it’s also available on the Oculus Rift. Luke tells us a little about his game and shar...[Read More]
The Game Developer’s Choice Awards honors the best and brightest of the year’s best video games. Voted on by a panel of fellow developers and industry luminaries, it’s the most prestigious awards ceremony in our industry. Let’s take a look at the games and designers that won top honors. Monolith’s Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor walked away with the top prize thanks to...[Read More]
If you didn’t already know Jagex, one the founders of the hit MMORPG Runescape, along with other great titles held a charity event for gamers but not for the average gamer but for those less fortunate, which is truly heartwarming.
You read that right. Live-streaming juggernaut Twitch has announced that it will be holding it’s own convention celebrating all things Twitch – introducing TwitchCon. TwitchCon will be held in San Francisco on September 25-26. No details have been given in terms of the events taking place other than that it will be an ” interactive convention for broadcasters and viewers alike to...[Read More]