Monthly Archives: June 2010

G.I.R.L. Talk with Laralyn McWilliams

Laralyn McWilliams of Sony Online Entertainment takes about women and gaming. http://stationblog.wordpress.com/2010/06/23/g-i-r-l-talk-with-laralyn-mcwilliams/ Advertisements

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Nintendo Reveals 3DS

Nintendo’s new handheld game device features glasses-free 3-d gaming and movie watching. http://kotaku.com/5563466/the-nintendo-3ds-the-definitive-guide http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/15/nintendo-3ds-set-to-expand-your-gaming-horizons/

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Microsoft Introduces Kinect for Xbox 360

What was codenamed Project Natal now has an official name – Kinect. Featuring full body control, Kinect is due to be released in November. http://www.xbox.com/en-US/kinect/

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Interview with Hiroaki Yoshiike

Here is a translated interview with the lead level designer of Peace Walker, Hiroaki Yoshiike. This interview originally appeared in Weekly Famitsu, and was translated by Bilingual Diffusion. http://bilingualdiffusion.wordpress.com/2010/06/13/interview-hiroaki-yoshiike/

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Brian Reynolds on Frontierville

Gamasutra interviews Zynga’s Brian Reynolds on their new game, FrontierVille. Link

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The Unvillains

The Unvillains are what every kid imagines they could be when they grow up, superheroes! Continue reading

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Designing Multiplayer In Children’s Games

WayForward designer Stephan Frost combines experience and literature to delineate two schools of thought on how children’s games handle multiplayer, and on approaching a young audience for testing and implementation of design ideas. http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/5824/conflicting_views_designing_.php

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