Archive for June, 2011

Capturing Heritage, Preserving History

A while back, I happened to stumble across this article which talked about the most influential people in the video game industry. Among such giants as Gabe Newell, John Carmack and Randy Pitchford was the name Guillaume Rambourg, managing director of a little website called Good Old Games. Hey, I thought, I love Good Old Games, and I love what they do, but why was he on the list? (more…)

Thoughts on E3 2011

Once every year, gamers from around the world huddle in front of their home/works computers eagerly awaiting the slew of announcements from the industry. It’s a time to see the most cutting edge graphics, the latest gaming experiences and largest number of titles. While E3 has always had an issue of hyping and misrepresenting titles, the thing that struck me the most this year is how overwhelmed each game was at showing some sort of spectacle. (more…)