When the discussion of archaic, iconic games hits any group of young geeks or old nerds, the topic often turns towards PAC-MAN, Space Invaders, Pong, or Frogger. Invariably, depending on how long the conversation lasts, someone brings up one of the other classics that many often forget because it is one of the only ones… Continue reading 8-bit Donkey Kong art brings modern pop culture to the barrel-throwing gaming icon
Creating a likeable character can be one of the most challenging aspects of building a game, like our “Boomie vs Pirates.” The characters in your app can be the biggest pull for the users to engage and re-engage. So much thought and research can go into development that it can become overwhelming. There is no… Continue reading Appealing and accessible characters for your app
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6BMmJVzQIU[/youtube] Donkey Kong Country Returns comes out in two months, and as a hardcore fan of the franchise (Country in particular, not DK in general) I am tickled completely undiscovered shades of pink. This video by co-DK fanatics Angie Griffin and Chad Nikolaus helps explain my lust. It’s the cheesiest, most horribly-produced video you’ll see… Continue reading Come On, Cranky – Take It To The Fridge!
A product designer for Keysfactory has let fly with a tweet which may or may not have inadvertently leaked the release date of Nintendo’s 3DS: November 20th. Now, my understanding of Japanese is limited to sporadic dickings around with Translation Party, but thankfully, Nintendo3DSblog has gone to the trouble of doing the dirty work for… Continue reading Nintendo’s 3DS Will Launch Nov. 20th…Perhaps…?
[dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcv6dv_pixels-by-patrick-jean_creation[/dailymotion]Mama always said video games were going to ruin the next generation – and now look what’s happened! In this delightful short film by One More Productions, a cloud of pixels is released from a old rundown TV and form into a series of well-known video game icons and characters. As if you needed to… Continue reading Pixelated Characters Take Over The World!