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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

GamesRadar - American McGee interview

We’ve invented a fighting mechanic in keeping with our literary theme – Words as Weapons. The player can literally pluck words like “burn,” “fly,” or “expand” from the world and throw these as weapons – with self evident effect.
GamesRadar - American McGee interview

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

McGee's Grimm, 24 episodes on GameTap

24 episodes, story-driven action-adventure game, twisted takes on the best-known tales in Western fiction, sandbox world and words are weapons. Hmm...

GameTap Officially Announces McGee's Grimm

Bioshock Gameplay Montage

New content tomorrow, for Worms on XBLA

One piece of free Space theme for the landscapes

Hell and Jungle themes for 150 MS points each

SoundBank Pack 1
(free of charge)
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Fallout 3 Teaser in 7 days

Fallout Teaser in 14 days
Fallout 3 Teaser in 26 days
Fallout 3 Teaser in 32 days
Fallout: Welcome to the Official Site

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Folklore

This game art design looks totally awsome, but unfortunately I can't say the same about the gameplay. It's probably not a game I will pick up to play, and I would've much rather seen this become a full length movie instead... with better voice acting / japanese voice actors.

Haze

GameTrailers.com - Haze

Awsome swedish magazine covers

I AM 8-BIT V2.007

Splinter Cell: Conviction - Ubidays '07

Re-Analyzing Nogg-aholic

This is pure gold my friends... PURE GOLD! :D

Nogg-aholic the Movie
Now playing at Birdie big screen

NaturalMotion Morpheme Demonstration

NaturalMotion Morpheme

Dag Def Extreme 3 Released!

kyu.one

Star Wars: Unleashing the Force Part 1

Download High-Quality (.mov)

Friday, May 25, 2007

Jade Raymond talks Assassin's Creed

Cooking skill... WTF?

Chocolate pudding with Santa Maria Taco Sauce in it, used as dip for our chips. Actually tasted quite good, but these photos won't score us any beauty points this year. Unshaven and upclose, the way we like it.

Cooking skill +4

Macaroni stew with broccoli and falukorv (a kind of sausage)

Macaroni, chorizo and bacon with chili & paprika creme fraiche

Pasta and chicken gratin with creme fraiche and philadelphia cheese

Potatoes, red onions, garlic, tomatoes, basil and red beans

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Fable 2 Video Diary 1: Love

My first minutes with the Tabula Rasa Beta

This clip is quite boring for most of you, but I'm quite sure it will make a few peeps smile in the same way as I did. The reason? I can't help but wondering what lies beyond the scenery :)

EDIT: After walking around the entire edge of the world, I realized that you could simply press M to bring up a map, and it showed me that the first place you visit is just an island.

So I played along, and did the first few missions until I could get transported out of there, and it seems like the new place is also just an island. Where are the big worlds?

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Memo to self: Keep track of your schedule

June 2nd: (15:00-19:00) Swedish Game Awards 2007 - Grand Finale
June 2nd: (19:30) PLAY! A Video Game Symphony
June 3rd: (20:05) Gotland trip, friends and family visit
June 4th-6th: Gotlands Game Convention 2007
June 10th: (16:00) Return back to Uppsala from Gotland
June 12th: (18:00) The Darkness release party in Stockholm
June 15th: (15:20) Picking someone up at Arlanda
June 29th: The Darkness release in Europe
July 15th: Moving into the new place where I'll live for a year
July ??: Worms Open Warfare 2 DS release
August 23th-26th: Leipzig Games Convention
August 24th: Bioshock release in Europe
September 2nd: Birthday!
September ??: Mass Effect release
September 26th: Halo 3 release in Europe
September 29th: Assassins Creed release in Europe
October 10th: Alan Wake release in Europe
February 18th-22th, 2008: Game Developers Conference 2008

Leipzig Games Convention
Swedish Game Awards 2007 - Grand Finale
PLAY! A Video Game Symphony 2007
So long, and thanks says the fish
GDC'07 - San Francisco for a week (I couldn't go that time *sadface*)

Assassins Creed - Ubidays '07 Trailer

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Fallout Teaser in 14 days

Fallout 3 Teaser in 26 days
Fallout 3 Teaser in 32 days
Fallout: Welcome to the Official Site

Serious Sam 3, Serious Engine 3

Screenshots from GamePlay magazine

Molyneux thoughts on death in games

In a interview with the fan site Loinhead (not a spelling mistake), Molyneux said that deaths isn't handled well in most games, and I'm totally agreeing with him.
"You go back in time twenty minutes to do the same thing over again. That's fine if I'm playing a platformer, not so fine if you're doing an RPG game."

Starcraft 2 Gameplay

I still think it would've been neat though, if Blizzard would've dared to try making a MMORTS. But then again, that's new territory and a huge risk, aswell as they already got a MMO of their own. World of something, don't really remember.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Unreal Engine 3 vs CryEngine 2

Note, this is only a comparision by freeze frame screenshots and doesn't come close to compare all the engine features, nor how everything actually blends in together ingame, with all animations and particles.

Source

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Pictures from Birdie and Teewars development

Teewars devteam meeting

Slagsmålsklubben playing live

Another Teewars devteam meeting

Barbecue done the Birdie way

Teewars devteam eating

Map concept, and my remake of it

Since it was too big, I made several smaller versions of it

And this last picture is the final version of the map that made it into the Teewars demo. It's a touched up version of the tiny map (1/3 the size of the big map), and since we thought we were only going to show 3 players playing at once, we settled for this one.

But, as soon as we started showing Teewars on the big screen, the server maxed out with 8 players, which this level was much too small for. Perhaps the big version wouldn't have been soo bad after all. You can download and try it out for yourself from the Teewars link below.

Teewars
Now playing at Birdie big screen
Birdie Art
Birdie Art 2