Take the word 'out': just a three-letter word; sometimes an adverb, sometimes a preposition or a particle. When the sun is out, you can see it; when the lights are out, then you can't see them. So it is both visible and invisible."
Charles Cecil, the adventure game legend behind the acclaimed Broken Sword and Beneath a Steel Sky, talks to Gamasutra about his 30 years as a storyteller, his work on the new Doctor Who video game series, and how "point-and-click isn't broken."
"I grew up playing Tomb Raider, uncovering the world's secrets and unearthing its treasures; I have lived and died as Lara Croft, but nothing comes close to the challenge of re-writing her," said Pratchett in a press release. "Seldom do we get the opportunity to reimagine and reinvent a legend, so getting my narrative hands on Miss Croft was a once-in-a-life-time opportunity."
Mehr Kleidung und Charakter, weniger Oberweite: Für den neuen Teil des Actionspiels "Tomb Raider" wurde Hauptfigur Lara Croft ordentlich modernisiert. Auch die deutsche Stimme ist neu: Nora Tschirner spricht die Heldin und mit SPIEGEL ONLINE über Brüste, Katastrophen und ihre eigene Nerdhaftigkeit.
But then you have prognosticators like Baird Equity Research analyst Colin Sebastian who get paid to make educated guesses about the future of video games. He sent GamesBeat nine predictions for 2013. I listed them below, along with a comment from GamesBeat:
perhaps your group at Google might be interested in using the computing power that is now available to significantly expand and produce such tables as I constructed some 50 years ago, but now using the Google Corpus Data, not the tiny 20,000 word sample that I used.
Numerous models of gamer psychology have been proposed and debated over the past couple of decades. One of the earliest and simplest has proven to be one of the most referenced and most enduring: the Bartle Types.
2012 war ein schwieriges Jahr für die deutschen sozialen Netzwerke. Lediglich Xing ist in den vergangenen zwölf Monaten stabil geblieben. Am härtesten hat es die VZ-Netzwerke getroffen.