Cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier shares some surprising news about how video games can help us learn, focus, and fascinatingly multitask… Enjoy!
Just for fun… Rock,… Paper,… SHOTGUN!… If Metal Slug, Mario, and Michael Bay had a baby… it would be named BROFORCE!!!
Checkout this trailer, put together by Kert Gartner, for an insane 2D side-scroller video game, which appears to be big, stupid, fun of the highest order. In the style of 80’s & 90’s action-movie-hero awesomeness, full of a wide variety of excessive-force featuring such characters as Rambro, Brobocop, Indiana Brones, Chuck Frickin’ Norris, Bronan… you get the picture… Sure to amuse the Bro in everyone, Cape Town indie developers Free Lives and rogue publisher Devolver Digital join forces to bring you BROFORCE!
BROOOOOOOFORRRRRRCE! — Hold down your trigger finger, yelling “‘Murica!” while you apply excessive force: If you like the trailer, you can play the brototype at: broforcegame.com
By request,… here is some fun & informative videos on what it takes to be a Great Game Designer.
Meet Ramiro Corbetta, Game Designer at Powerhead Games
Ramiro has turned his philosophy degree, and quality assurance experience into one of the best jobs ever: Game Designer. While playing video games is a key part of Ramiro’s job (you gotta know your product!) the workday of this Game Designer is spent driving the design process from pitch document to finished profit-making product – and doing intense industry research.
Becoming a Video Game Designer
*BLOGGER NOTE: I don’t know about the school, but the info and advice is good.
… for Fun…
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT – 20th Anniversary – A Message From Blizzard (2/8/11)
BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT – History Retrospective
Watch how Blizzard Entertainment grew from a small startup company to one of the best game developers … in the world.