Anti-used game measures will do more harm than good

Anti-used game measures will do more harm than good

May 1, 2012

We’ve all heard the optimistic spouts from game devs and publishers alongside the rumours that the next generation of consoles will have the exciting feature of not being able to play preowned games. Last week saw Crytek’s creative director, Rasmus Hojengaard, throw his ignorance hat into the ever increasing pile of anti-used game attire. In an interview...

Crysis 2 at Eurogamer Expo 2010

Crysis 2 at Eurogamer Expo 2010

Oct 13, 2010

My time spent with Crysis 2 seemed very brief. Playing it on the lovely open platform that the PC provides, the game build was, unfortunately, not that stable, with a frantic man running between the machines, correcting the crashes that happened consistently throughout the day. It was understandably a buggy pre-release version of a game due out next year, and...

iPhone indie game dev hires former Crytek producer

At the moment, hardcore video games are not something many of us associate with Apple’s disgustingly popular iPod/Phone/Macs, but a rather interesting career shift has just caught our eye. Dirty Edge, the iPhone game app developer has just gone and drawn our interest by hiring veteran game producer Luke Stafford, formerly of Crytek to work on their new indie...