Video games are pretty simple: there's a TV, a handheld controller and some buttons, right? Not at the Alt.Ctrl gallery at this year's Game Developer Conference. It's a handmade arcade filled with bizarre, custom game controllers that defy convention.
Yesterday, Sony entered the virtual reality fray by announcing Project Morpheus, a new virtual reality initiative aimed at making a VR headset for the PS4. Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Stephen Totilo and I swung by Sony's booth to check it out.
I'll grant that OnLive—the streaming game service that its makers claim will bring high-end games to virtually any PC or TV—borders on implausible, but you gotta beliiieevve! For the haters, here's a demo video.
Cuddlebear Jason Chen is at the Game Developers Conference right now, and he's gearing up to cover Miyamoto-san's keynote address and the rest of the Nintendo keynote. He'll be liveblogging the event, which is set to kick off at 1:30 EST/10:30 PST, so get yourself settled to see what kind of magical crap Nintendo…
Oh yeah, the video game playing taco phone is back, kind of. It is "highly likely" that the N-Gage software platform will be announced at the Game Developer's Conference. It saddens me to say that the taco phone will not be relaunched, rather Nokia will be releasing the N-Gage software platform to likely work with…
The horror! Microsoft's Major Nelson took this candid shot of the PS3 dev-kit running on XP. Somewhere, Tux is screaming. And screaming.