Double Diecast this week! Chris attended the Game Developers Conference, and he’s returned with tidings and folk wisdom. Stay a while and listen.
0:00 GDC is expensive.
5:00 Oculus Rift and VR in general.
24:00 The Steam controller.
30:00 IGF/GDC awards.
For the curious, the winners are listed here.
41:00 GTA is “Ugly”.
Just to avoid any potential fan-rage, let me make it clear that I’m not talking about graphics. When I say GTA is ugly I’m talking about the nasty heart of the game, which seems to hate everything, even its own despicable lead[s].
45:00 Project Greelight is being discontinued, and replaced with anarchy.
Here is the Errant Signal that Chris made about Greenlight when it was introduced back in 2012.
47:00 Lost levels
The story of me. If you're looking for a picture of what it was like growing up in the seventies, then this is for you.
Spec Ops: The Line
A videogame that judges its audience, criticizes its genre, and hates its premise. How did this thing get made?
Linux vs. Windows
Finally, the age-old debate has been settled.
Let's ruin everyone's fun by listing all the ways in which zombies can't work, couldn't happen, and don't make sense.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.