Kotaku has a video that shows Erik Wolpaw, the writer of Portal, discussing portal 2.
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For working on Why Portal we broke it into four sections: Development of Portal, The Narrative of Portal, The Marking and Game Industry Context, Popular Response to Portal. I will be taking The Markiting and Game Industry Context, as well … Continue reading
Earlier in the year we discussed the effect sound and music has on games. Portal is an excellent example, since Portal would not be the game it is today were it not for its audio assets. Sound plays a major … Continue reading
What’s the difference between expert and novice game players? Expert players spend more time playing games, and are better at them. It depends on the genera. For FPS type games experts tend to have faster reflexes. Turn based games have … Continue reading
I recently came across One Chance The basic idea is you are a scientist who cured cancer. You may have also doomed the human race. There are a series of choices to be made, and you only get one chance … Continue reading
This post is not for any grade, just something I felt was interesting. There is an ARG for Portal 2. There is a Steam Topic and a wiki discussing the game. On April 1, 2011, Valve released the Potato Sack … Continue reading
First off language warning. If you get offended by words on a screen, you should not click this video, or be in college… I was unable to bring up this topic during class due to running out of time, but … Continue reading
Once I got past the initial control awkwardness of Façade I was fascinated by the game. In the game the player controls a friend of a couple who has been invited over for an evening. The couple starts to argue, … Continue reading
For my comment this week I wanted to pull some quotes from shade. While doing so I became curious as to what text I missed in the game from the play though. I found Reform which is a nifty program … Continue reading
This video does the opposite of the video we watched in class. They put people into a side scrolling game via technology, and showed them from the side. It does not work nearly as well as it does in games.
Video Games Live Intro is a video of an orchestra providing the sounds for video games.
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Nintendo is a company that makes money. According to Financial Times in 2007 Nintendo made 1.6 million dollars per employee. Nintendo is a company that has not changed much throughout the years. Nintendo figured out a process that works for … Continue reading
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Console_wars#Worldwide_sales_figures_5 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Console_wars#Worldwide_sales_figures_6 (Both are the same page, just different parts of the page.) This week we have had much talk about how social games are. Out of the current three main consoles the Wii is commonly thought to be the … Continue reading