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Journey studio went broke developing game

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 1:25pm PST

Journey developer thatgamecompany was so committed to hitting the right emotional notes, it essentially went into bankruptcy to gain extra time to finish the game.


"I don't think people always understand how expensive it is to make games. Fuck a mortgage, even ..."

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Journey wins top prize at DICE

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 7:30am PST

The DICE Awards gave Journey its top honors this year, and another seven awards besides. The event also gave multiple awards to Walking Dead, Halo 4, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


"buy a PS3 not just for it, but all the other PS3 exclusives and having a great blu-ray player too"

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Valve's Gabe Newell skeptical of cloud gaming potential

By John Keefer, Feb 07, 2013 1:30pm PST

If anyone was holding out hope for a cloud gaming initiative within Steam, don't bet on it. Valve managing director Gabe Newell is not a fan of the service, saying during his DICE 2013 keynote today that it is "more of a feature for demos and spectation. and not as a core ar...


"Most people believe this is an aspect of technology that will be improved. Because most people ..."

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Double Fine Adventure, The Cave coming to OUYA

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 9:15am PST

OUYA has secured games from Double Fine and the creator of Words with Friends, CEO Julie Uhrman announced at DICE.


"Can I download from Google Play on this? Maybe even run an emulator or two?"

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J.J. Abrams joining Newell to keynote DICE

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST

Gabe Newell will be joined on-stage by Hollywood producer J.J. Abrams, as the two talk about storytelling. Newell will also have his own keynote on the 'next steps' for the industry and Valve.


"JJ wouldn't be able to appreciate it unless every knife gleams with a strong lens flare effect."

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