Archive for the ‘Design & Create’ Category
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 20, 2015 under Design & Create, Development
For a few years now PEGI has been the dominant age and content rating system for videogames, giving parents a ballpark age range for players and an idea of what it might contain - without having to pl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 13, 2015 under Design & Create
Although eager sharers on Facebook and elsewhere have been fooled for years into thinking "today is the day," that Marty and Doc travelled 'Back' to the future in the second film, that date is now onl... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 6, 2015 under Design & Create, Development
With The Crew set to receive a big expansion called Wild Run this November, Ubisoft has decided that it would like to have a bit more involvement in its developer than just publishing it. So it's purc... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 30, 2015 under Design & Create
While games were once announced when they were nearing completion, perhaps with a bit of coverage in a popular gaming magazine, today they are often detailed years in advance, with teasers, community ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 6, 2015 under Design & Create
Mario has been Nintendo's most popular mascot since his inception in the '80s, spawning whole libraries of games within his universe and others, as he battled bosses, goombas and played a variety of s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on May 30, 2015 under Computex, Design & Create, Interviews
Richard Carriere is Senior Vice President for CyberLink, a successful Taiwanese company that finds itself operating in a very fluid market. As Microsoft changes its playback strategy again, removing M... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under Design & Create, Graphics, Highlights, Workstation
From the advent of affordable internet in the 90s to the explosion of broadband services over the past 5 years, content has been getting better and better. From building designers to game developers,... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 9, 2015 under Design & Create, Software & Gaming
If you have an N64, one game you want to own is Conker's Bad Fur Day (BFD). Not only because it's worth a lot of money these days, but because it's one of the best games on the system and came too lat... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 31, 2015 under Design & Create
Rapper Jay Z has (re)launched the Tidal streaming service with a new plan to make it a more profitable way for artists to share their music with the world. To commemorate the occasion, he, along with ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2015 under Design & Create, Software & Gaming
The Unity engine is one of the most versatile out there at the moment, providing a solid back-bone for games big and small, on platforms from the PC to the tablet. However it isn't particularly well k... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on December 13, 2014 under Apps, Design & Create, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
If you do not like modern graphics user interfaces of the latest operating, you will have to get over it because this is exactly how GUIs will look like going forward, according to a former Apple engi... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 9, 2014 under Design & Create, Development
Computer chatbots are always easy to spot aren't they? They repeat themselves, don't understand conversational tools like sarcasm or irony and are never, never funny, but it looks like that might not ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 8, 2014 under Design & Create, Mobile
Samsung's Galaxy flagships have been defiantly plastic for years despite other manufacturers moving on to more premium designs like the metal body of the HTC One. However, it seems that the company is... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 25, 2014 under Design & Create, Development
The first major update for the Unreal Engine was rolled out yesterday, giving it official support for both Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PS4, meaning developers can get cracking on making UE4 games ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 20, 2014 under Console, Design & Create, Development, Graphics, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled DirectX 12, the latest incarnation of one of the world’s most popular application programming interfaces. The new API can not only greatly improve rendering perf... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 20, 2014 under Design & Create, Development, Graphics, Software & Gaming
Advanced Micro Devices has announced that Crytek, a leading developer of video games and game engines, will adopt the company’s proprietary Mantle application programming interface for CryEngine. On... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 3, 2013 under Console, Design & Create
Project Spark is Microsoft's upcoming game creation suite for Windows 8, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It lets you create your game while playing it by allowing users to customise everything as they go along... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on December 1, 2013 under Channel, Design & Create
After running this morning's story about Crucial's inexplicable $50 bump for an SSD drive price when it gets sold to Brits, we got a timely reminder that there is one company that rips hard and faster... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 7, 2013 under Design & Create
Do you remember being a kid and getting a little toy in your Happy Meal? Sometimes there would be something cool from a recent movie but usually they were quite bad, but what if you could create your ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 29, 2013 under Design & Create, Development, Mobile
Earlier this year we had the Phonebloks Kickstarter that aimed to create a fully modular smartphone with customisable hardware that you could swap out to suit your needs much like how you build a PC. ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 24, 2013 under Design & Create, Software & Gaming
Ordinance survey maps, nobody uses those any more right? Of course not, we all have GPS. Besides we're gamers, the only ordnance we know anything about is off map artillery. That said, it seems those ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 16, 2013 under Design & Create
3-Sweep is a new piece of software being developed by a team of researchers at Tel Aviv university in Israel that takes objects from old 2D pictures and pops them into the 3rd dimension. 3D conversion... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 7, 2013 under Channel, Design & Create
The Professional versions of Adobe programs such as Photoshop have always been an expensive purchase. Not such a concern for a business, but for the individual they were often priced outside an 'affor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on March 26, 2013 under Design & Create
Google have dropped the price of their complete NIK Collection from $499 to $149. The new Collection includes all of the Nik desktop plugins. The collection comprises the Viveza 2, Dfine 2.0, HDR Efex... more.
1 CommentsPosted by faith on January 25, 2013 under Channel, Design & Create
While creative types across the globe are still working with various versions of CS5, Adobe has moved passed CS6 and is ready to unload CS7. The Adobe Max Conference will be a hotbed of graphic lust. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 26, 2012 under Design & Create, Development
Google has announced the release of a new bit of open source software designed to help develop interactive and intelligent rooms, that are able to tailor certain things to where a person is standing, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on May 14, 2012 under Design & Create
Without doubt, Photoshop is the most popular pixel manipulation tool for anyone who makes (or aspires to make) money from images. Today, Adobe opens its street stall and lays out the latest version fo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 7, 2012 under Design & Create
Adobe announced that Creative Suite 6 (CS6) is now available. The new suite contains the latest versions of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Adobe Premier Pro, Flash Pr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on April 30, 2012 under Design & Create
Launch any improvement, to any product, and the first question most intelligent people will ask is, "OK, so what's different?". For CS6, the powers that be at A-do-be have decided that a flood of We... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jules on April 28, 2012 under Design & Create
Scanning Adobe's sites for official launch dates is a bit like searching for the vegetarian special in Gaucho's. While there might be one, you're unlikely to find it. Similarly, when you sear... more.
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