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Game Developers Choice Award Nominees Announced

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 20, 2010 3:10pm PST

The nominees for the tenth annual peer-based Game Developers Choice Awards have been revealed, highlighting the titles over 3,000 of the world's...

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"I don't care about the rest, but if MW2 had been on the "Best Writing" list they would have lost ..."

- Skillmore see all 9 comments

GDC, DICE May Become Invite-only Next Year

By Aaron Linde, Feb 27, 2008 1:20pm PST

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference and DICE may be moving to an invite-only system for members of the press next year, Kotaku reported...

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"There was still a lot of business going on at E3, but more and more was moving to private suites ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 23 comments

GDC 08: Portal Creators on Writing, Multiplayer, Government Interrogation Techniques

By Chris Faylor, Feb 22, 2008 7:56pm PST

Caution: The full text of this article contains spoilers. Don't tell anyone, but some of Portal's best dialog, the stuff about the importance of...

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"reminded me of that villain riding the unicycle under his trench coat"

- Shai-Tan see all 65 comments

GDC 08: Molyneux Talks Fable 2

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 4:11pm PST

"I really love LEGO Star Wars," said Lionhead designer Peter Molyneux during his GDC lecture this afternoon. An unlikely comment from a man...

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"Of course it won't be, they would never cut a feature that they've shown to journalists and is ..."

- Sexpansion Pack see all 33 comments

GDC 08: Xbox Live Community Games to Be Available for Silver Users

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 3:07pm PST

Director of Microsoft XNA game platform marketing Dave Mitchell has told Shacknews that games produced under the Xbox Live Community Games program...

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"After your first project is successful you should tackle a more ambitious one and take on more ..."

- SockMonkeh see all 3 comments

GDC 08: Square Enix's White Engine Crystallizes, Heads to Wii

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 2:04pm PST

Square Enix research and development manager Taku Murata announced this morning that his company's internal game engine has been renamed from the...

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"Apparently the actual quote was "Some of the "Crystal Tools" features will work on the Wii, ..."

- cetra00 see all 16 comments

GDC 08: Feel The Force Unleashed Media

By Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 1:39pm PST

LucasArts sent along some new screenshots taken from its force-featuring action title Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. First up are a load of...

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"Wait theres different developers for different versions? Would the games then also be... ..."

- aznboysix see all 3 comments

GDC 08: Nintendo Launching Pay-to-Play Program for Online Gaming

By Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 12:22pm PST

During a morning session at the Game Developers Conference, Nintendo network administration manager Takashi Aoyama announced a new program that...

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"Any news about a new online system is good news as far as Nintendo goes in my opinion. The ..."

- bozer see all 33 comments

GDC 08: Smash Bros. Dev Plays With Action Figures, Talks Animation

By Nick Breckon, Feb 22, 2008 6:13am PST

Maybe it's no surprise that the creator of one of the more basically joyous fighters in gaming history is a fan of action figures. "This is a...

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"He forgot the other side of the equation, which is that Mario is supposed to jump on top of ..."

- gnoleb see all 4 comments

GDC 08: Exclusive Fallen Empires Shakycam

By Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 7:42pm PST

GarageGames designer, Fallen Empires: Legion project lead, and Shacknews regular Tim Aste sent along some footage of his team's team-based shooter...

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"Cool Tim. it still looks great though. Maybe as the game progresses new models (classes) can ..."

- poopster2 see all 66 comments

GDC 08: Crytek on Porting CryENGINE 2 to Consoles

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 4:17pm PST

"Porting CryENGINE 2 [was] not as hard as we expected." Harald Seeley is Crytek's engine business manager, and by his estimation, things...

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"Ran fine for me never crashed once and I used it on a whole bunch of systems for benchmarking, ..."

- orangesq see all 12 comments

GDC 08: Still Alive Confirmed for Rock Band Release

By Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 3:35pm PST

Partially confirming the leaked list of tracks found on on Scorehero.com last week, the Portal track "Still Alive" by Jonathan Coulton will be...

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"Portal is shit and I fucking hate it. I hope people get so dis-interested in the game that the ..."

- deadhorse see all 35 comments

GDC 08: Square Enix Releases New Final Fantasy CC: My Life as a King Screenshots

By Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 3:05pm PST

In advance of the Game Developers Conference lecture on the title, Square Enix has released a smattering of screenshots for its upcoming WiiWare...

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"Uwe Boll is gonna be pissed. He wants his dungeon siege sequel title back :`("

- grabbie see all 4 comments

GDC 08: MMO Developer Roundtable

By Chris Faylor, Feb 21, 2008 1:09pm PST

A group of several developers representing major MMO studios such as Blizzard, BioWare and Cryptic Studios sat on a panel today at the Game...

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"Based on Blizzards release history and the rumors circling the web, the next MMO that they are ..."

- Digital.zin see all 22 comments

GDC 08: LucasArts Talks Force Unleashed

By Nick Breckon, Feb 21, 2008 12:47pm PST

"That whole thing with the Rancor blowing up from the inside we couldn't do due to ESRB reasons. We tried." Star Wars: The Force Unleashed...

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"if its coming out on pc then there must be room for a mod of some sort me thinks :/ also its ..."

- motlhawkeye see all 30 comments