Blizzard is on a quest. The Fate is up to you – Choose your Destiny

Ever thought of applying for one of the positions that Blizzard has listed on their jobs page? You’re not alone. I’d actually go as far as saying that most people playing World of Warcraft, StarCraft or Diablo have at one point given it a thought. Jobs at Blizzard are notoriously difficult to find because Blizzard is one of the most respected companies in the games industry. … Read more

Unite 2014 – Keynote

This August, Seattle saw a flood of game developers coming into town for Unite 2014, the eighth annual Unity conference held at the Seattle Center. Among the exciting sessions and keynote speeches, Jens Fursund from our PowerVR Ray Tracing team was there to introduce the upcoming Unity 5 lightmap editor which uses our ray tracing technology to quickly and accurately simulate lighting. The keynote address … Read more

Twenty Years after Doom: John Carmack on the Future of Engineering Virtual Worlds

Named to the MIT Technology Review’s 35 Under 35, Time Magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Technology, and inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, John’s contributions and commitment to fostering open-source communities has inspired a generation of young people to become computer scientists and engineers. Now, as the Chief Technology Officer of Oculus VR, he works on the Rift … Read more

Dreamfall Chapters Reborn Trailer

Dreamfall Chapters is an episodic, story-driven adventure game set in parallel worlds of science and magic — the new chapter in the critically acclaimed The Longest Journey saga. Book One: Reborn is coming out this autumn, and here is the brand new trailer for the first of five thrilling episodes. The latest trailer for the first episode of Dreamfall Chapters, the $1.5 million Kickstarter-funded sequel … Read more

INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENT DESIGN FOR GAMES AND FILM

The course will be heavily focused on developing the fundamentals of your painting skills. Simon takes you through, step-by-step, the process of learning how to paint and design in Photoshop. This course is for people who are beginning to paint either traditionally or digitally in Photoshop right through to those who are at an intermediate level but would like a more solid grounding in the foundations … Read more

Xbox One: Invitation

Update 28.10.2013: We will contact the winners shortly-ish! Make sure to check your emails! This is an invitation to a new generation. Where your games and entertainment are no longer separated, but together in one. This is an invitation from the all-in-one, Xbox One. Jump ahead. You like to play your games with friends? Already waiting for the Next-Generation XBOX? Get your invitation here and … Read more

Intaracting with the gaming community

The greatest threat to the video game industry may be some of its most impassioned fans. Increasingly, game developers are finding themselves under attack by some of the very people they devote their lives to entertaining. And this growing form of gamer-on-game-developer cyber harassment is starting to take its toll. …not much time. Here you go… read the full article on polygon!

Brad Muir Interview; Massive Chalice; Taking Risks

Abit more than a year ago, Double Fine Productions put Kickstarter on the map for game developers around the world. It was never the studio’s intention to. It had launched a campaign to raise funds for an adventure game — a game it knew publishers wouldn’t want, but fans might — and asked for $400,000, a modest amount by game development standards. Read the full Article … Read more

Frostbite 3: Enhancing Battlefield 4 (No Guppies)

Battlefield 4™ is the genre-defining action blockbuster from DICE that will be the first game to ship on Frostbite™ 3. Fueled by the next-generation power and fidelity of Frostbite 3, Battlefield 4 provides a visceral, dramatic experience unlike any other. DICE has released a new video showing how the Frostbite 3 engine will “levolution” your Battlefield 4. “Levolution”, DICE srsly? Please don’t say that ever again! … Read more

E3 2013, Kickstarter & Link Compilation #3

E3 Announcements, Films & Video Games Command & Conquer™ | “Welcome Back, General” E3 2013 Need for Speed Rivals | Cops Vs Racer Trailer Dragon Age: Inquisition E3 2013 Battlefield 4 – Lars Gustavsson Pre-E3 Interview Battlefield 4: Official “Angry Sea” Single Player Gameplay Video Battlefield 4: Official “Siege of Shanghai” Multiplayer Trailer Battlefield 4: Official Commander Mode Trailer Mirror’s Edge – E3 2013 Titanfall: … Read more

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Debut Gameplay Trailer

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Debut Gameplay gives you an exclusive sneak peek into the vast and gritty world of Geralt of Rivia, the witcher. Experience a realm where morality is not a simple choice between good and evil and where every decision ripples through the one hundred hours of gameplay CD Projekt RED has hand-crafted to meet the needs of the RPG fan. … Read more

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Building the Fire

Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a free-to-play strategy card game for Windows, Macintosh, and iPad. Designed to be deceptively simple and epically engaging for players of all backgrounds, Hearthstone features quick and lively duels that evoke the spirit of a friendly match played beside a crackling tavern fire. PAX Eeast 2013 Day 1 – Announcement “Blizzard Hearthstone” (If you’re only interested in Hearthstone … Read more

Ken Levine filmed at a BAFTA Q&A

Ken Levine, Creative Director at Irrational Games, talks “From Shodan, to Big Daddy, to Elizabeth: The Evolution of AI Companions with Simon Parkin. This discussion also features an audience Q&A about various topics and of course BioShock Infinite, sequel to the 2007 BAFTA-winning BioShock (‘From Shodan, to Big Daddy, to Elizabeth: The Evolution of AI Companions’)