Video Game Development
Ever wonder how video games are developed? We look at the creation of your favorite games and technologies. Read how 3DO creates their games, what game ratings mean or how game characters move so fluidly.
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Making video games is a rewarding, but volatile profession. Although gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry, many people who work on the development side of things have to endure poor work conditions, with long hours and the threat of studio closure constantly hanging over their heads. This isn’t the case at every development studio, of […] The post The 15 Greatest Video Game Companies That No Longer Exist appeared first on Goliath.
Making video games is a long, difficult, and costly process, especially at the highest tier of big-budget, “AAA” development. As such, gaming enthusiasts have long been accustomed to having to wait significant periods of time for their favorite games to reach store shelves, to the point where delays have become something that you just kind […] The post 15 Video Games That Took Way Too Long To Make appeared first on Goliath.
Designing video games is a lot harder than people think. Even avid gamers probably have very little knowledge of everything that goes in to making a great game. We’re talking more than just good stories, big name voice actors, or flashy graphics. There are finely tuned design decisions that can be the difference between a […] The post 14 Hidden Video Game Design Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind appeared first on Goliath.
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