Thursday, September 9, 2010

3D virtual console on Nintendo 3DS?

Here's an interesting possibility - not only might we finally see a handheld virtual console on the upcoming Nintendo 3DS, but the games might also get the 3D treatment.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Q & A Interview with industry veteran, Morgan Jaffit

Morgan Jaffit has a wealth of development experience, both in Australia and overseas. Having worked for such studios as Irrational Games and Pandemic in Australia, and Relic and Ubisoft overseas, he has since formed his own developer – Defiant Development, based in Brisbane.

Jaffit recently sat down to answer some questions on his view of the current development environment in Australia

Firemint breaks the three million mark with Flight Control

The runaway success train for Aussie developer, Firemint, Flight Control, has broken the 3 million sales mark for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Perforce Software adopts subscription model for dev tools

Perforce Software has added subscription pricing to its licensing options for as low as $360 per user.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Startup, Beyond the Pillars, unveils Winter Voices

Startup French game developer, Beyond the Pillars, will soon release the first episode in a new PC/ Mac tactical series.

3D gaming to invade Japanese arcades

Arcades are a dying breed in the West, but they have an enduring popularity in Japan, that is about to get a boost with glasses-free 3D machines.

New rating system to properly assess exercise game quality

It looks like the explosion of casual exercise games are about to get regulated, with the Exergame Network coming up with a rating system to gauge the quality of these games for providing fitness.

Duke Nukem emerges from coma

Probably the strangest piece of news to come out of the PAX convention, but one that will at least silence the endless jokes – Duke Nukem Forever really is set for a 2011 release.