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Shawn Allen: Diversity through game development
3 years ago

Shawn Allen: Diversity through game development

Shawn Allen spent four and a half years working at Rockstar Games, one of the videogame industry’s major brand names. But after working on countless trailers and voiceovers for smash …
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New Year’s resolutions for the gaming industry
3 years ago

New Year’s resolutions for the gaming industry

By  •  Gaming, Tech

You’ve heard the recycled sayings every year. “I’m going to join a gym.” “This is the time I lose weight.” “I’m getting out of debt.” These are the promised proverbs …
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Gamers are hypocrites
3 years ago

Gamers are hypocrites

“Videogames can never be art.” I remember those words back in 2010 stinging with their suggestion that gaming lacked any possibility. Here I was, this optimist who had these grand …
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Gaming Development: An industry lacking in racial diversity
3 years ago

Gaming Development: An industry lacking in racial diversity

“Games is this thing that’s pretty much dominated by white guys,” says former Rockstar Games employee, Shawn Allen at a North By Northeast (NXNE) panel discussion. “I had been really …
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Gamescom 2014: Microsoft’s biggest surprise
3 years ago

Gamescom 2014: Microsoft’s biggest surprise

Microsoft had no intention of holding back a single punch at this year’s Gamescom 2014. The trade fair show held at the Koelnmesse in Cologne is celebrated as the region’s …
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Introducing Beyond The Specs
3 years ago

Introducing Beyond The Specs

I remember it like it was yesterday. My uncle comes in with a bulk of a machine that some may simply refer to as a 486 computer. Its white plastic …
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Gaming as a sport: Dota 2 winners land $5 million dollar prize
3 years ago

Gaming as a sport: Dota 2 winners land $5 million dollar prize

Every player on Germany got $408,000 for winning the Fifa World Cup. Winning the Masters will land a player $1.6 million. How about $3.2 million for winning Wimbledon? The figures …
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46 New Apps Coming the Xbox One, Only a Select Few Coming to Canada
3 years ago

46 New Apps Coming the Xbox One, Only a Select Few Coming to Canada

APParently there will be an app for just about everything as Microsoft has now announced that 46 new apps will be added to the Xbox 360 and Xbox One by …
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Xbox One arrives just in time for the holidays
4 years ago

Xbox One arrives just in time for the holidays

The lead up to a system’s launch has always attracted the hysterics. It’s a tradition that embodies a gaming industry that rests comfortably on dollar signs that reach in the billions. Read More