5 Seconds of fire is a self-proclaimed “fast-paced exploration game” developed exclusively by Ajmal Rizni. In 5 Seconds of Fire the player--a glowing cube--navigates a dark maze to find all five fire orbs to win, with a countdown edging towards failure. 5 Seconds of Fire aesthetically invites challenge with its low-hitting and action heavy … Continue reading Review: 5 Seconds of Fire
The game’s industry is heading towards massive changes in the future. Oculus, Valve and HTC and Playstation have shown us the cornucopia of gaming glory with Virtual Reality. We’ve experienced a relentless push to have content and marketing ready to support the launch of the three big VR platforms with a plethora of experiences. Inevitably, … Continue reading Where is the Games Industry Heading?
When creating games, it’s important to draw upon the cultural touchstones that came before. Creating meaningful experience involves extracting meaning from other creative content. Intertextuality is the reference to other influential pieces of media. It is common for Horror games to make reference in style and substance to the Alien franchise for example, or other horror … Continue reading What Content Inspires Games?
Media forms the centerpiece of our lives. Media enables ways of understanding, consideration and reflection on the world with which we live. Today’s generation (myself included) surround themselves with content coming out of the woodwork--there’s never a dull moment. When I wake up, my Newsstand app on my phone provides me with news and current … Continue reading How I Use Today’s Media