N+ is the indie success story of the year thus far, with over 100,000 downloads on Xbox Live Arcade. Here, the developers chart their path from the original N to its high definition iteration, contending with TCR problems, networking issues, and cut features along the way.
Outsourcing is no longer something game companies are simply "looking into." Outsourcing is now a reality of modern game development, both on the large and small scales. This state of the industry report talks to both outsourcers and outsourcees, to determine where this increasingly important sector of game development is going in the near future.
They thought it couldn't be done, but then did it anyway. This article takes you through the steps necessary to implement ragdoll physics on the DS, without eating up your budgets.
PaRappa the Rapper creator Masaya Matsuura feels that music games are missing their full potential. Not only that, he feels that games in general focus too much on competition and negativity. In this op-ed piece, he calls on developers to extend themselves in new directions.