Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from April 2-16, 2014.Read More
For most of this week I’ve been writing about the problems inherent with video game movies and how these might go a long way toward explaining why Hollywood never releases good ones. If you read that series (If not, they’re here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three) then you may recall that I mentioned half [...]Read More
Getting a good director to commit to a video game movie is a major problem because there’s a stigma attached to these kinds of projects. Even if Uwe Boll were to walk away from directing right now (please consider it), there are plenty of low-rent directors ready and willing to step into his placeRead More
The first Thief video game (Thief: The Dark Project) released in 1998, and made major ripples in the serious PC gaming community. In the dawn of the first-person shooter, Thief stood in high contrast. Rather than a muscled super soldier mowing down enemies with giant blaster rifles while simultaneously soaking up dozens of rounds, the protagonist of Thief kept to the shadows, using stealth to accomplish objectives and defeat (or outright avoid) enemies. Clearly, more recent games like Assassins Creed and Splinter Cell share creative DNA with Thief, the great grandaddy of stealth games, and now Thief has returned to next-gen and last-gen consoles.Read More
Video games and books cross into each others’ territory a good bit these days. From spin-off novels based on popular video game franchises like Mass Effect and Halo, to book that feature online games as part of their reading experience, gamers and readers have plenty of choices to choose from.
Website bookish.com recently published a fantastic [...]
Polygon has an awesome story on how Dungeons & Dragons enabled computer game creators to have the careers they enjoy now.
Here’s an cxcerpt. Read the rest here!
Kim Pittman started playing D&D at the age of six, inviting herself along to her older brother’s games. She has maintained the hobby and organizes a regular [...]