Author Archives: Chris Riley

You Really Don’t Know Transmedia Yet

During the last week of September, Amsterdam’s 5th annual PICNIC conference took place. Since 2006 PICNIC has allowed for scientists, artists, think tanks, marketers, designers, media experts, government leaders, entrepreneurs, inventors, game developers,  students, teachers and many others to come together … Continue reading

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If You Haven’t Heard: Nintendo Announced 3DS Release Date, Pricing And A Bazillion Games

While we may be a little late to the party by announcing this now some of you may find this as news! Less than a week ago Nintendo held a 3DS press event with promises to blows us away. Fortunately for you, … Continue reading

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I Humbly Welcome Our New Robot Overlords

The time has finally come to bow down to our robot masters. Dr. Peter Kormushev and his colleagues of the Italian Institute of Technology have successfully programmed a robot to aim and shoot a bow and arrow. Not only is the robot capable of … Continue reading

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Dead Space May Have Easily Been Canned

Dead Space, one of EA’s new flagship titles, began with a very rocky development cycle. During the first games product Visceral Studios exec producer admits that the game was under an “immense amount of pressure” in a recent interview with CVG. “With … Continue reading

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Why So Serious Video Game Trailers?

With Halo Reach right around the corner, Microsoft is in full-assault mode with their advertising campaign. Much like Halo 3, Microsoft is taking the route of live-action television spots rather than showing off the sweet sweet gameplay. While it definitely worked … Continue reading

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Guillermo Del Toro Makes Deal With THQ

Director, screenwriter and designer of movies such as Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, Guillermo del Toro, is preparing his venture into the video game industry through the likes of publisher THQ. This news correlates directly with the recent interview del Toro had with MTV two … Continue reading

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Google In Works To Create a Facebook Rival

Google is currently in talks with multiple developers of online games according to Wall Street Journal, in an attempt to create it’s own social networking service to rival leading competitor Facebook.

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