In the early days of video games, the industry only really thrived in Japan and the U.S. because that was where the majority of games where developed. As times change, the whole world has a part to play in game development. Here we look at famous games from Canada.
Diegesis in video game parlance can be described as in-game storytelling or usage of sound, visual or other elements to portray information to the player, without the need for an external contrivance or menu. This article looks into the subject of diegesis in video game design.
In this article we take an investigative look at the heads up displays used in video games since their advent. We look at how HUDs have changed down through the years, what make a good and bad video game HUD and their possible future. Check it out!
Role-playing games are a popular form of entertainment, but creating an RPG from scratch takes planning and dedication. There are several things which must be considered when you developing role-playing games, including the general theme of the game and the types of actions it will contain.
Born from necessity, the video game HUD is often required in order to convey vital information to the user in a simple and effective manner. There are plenty of examples of this and the purpose of this article is to comment on some of the tropes of certain genres and head up displays in general.
Games need rules or parameters for the player to engage with. These rules are often easy workarounds and arbitrary in nature, mimicking a desired effect by using these game mechanics, developers have created intrinsically perfunctory mechanics that are nothing but false means to engaging the player.
Many gamers will be looking forward to the next Halo, Gears of War, and Final Fantasy, but they shouldn’t forget that there are also small developers who are making strides with some really original games that deserve attention. Here is a look at five of them and what their next games are.