Entries in 'design' (23)

FPS creators consulted on DualShock 4 design; Testing OK'd parallel sticks

FPS creators consulted on DualShock 4 design; Testing OK'd parallel sticks

Sony says that “major FPS creators” were consulted on the design of the PS4’s DualShock 4 joypad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Sony: Vita was designed for a different world, but changes are afoot

Sony: Vita was designed for a different world, but changes are afoot

The PlayStation Vita was designed for a market where smartphones, tablets and freemium games were not the driving force.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 12:09PM in News
Is this what the PS4 looks like?

Is this what the PS4 looks like?

No, it isn’t. But this attempt at piecing together the snippet’s from yesterday’s video is great.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2013 at 12:02PM in News
Scouts introduce video games design badge

Scouts introduce video games design badge

The Boy Scouts of America has a new merit badge that will teach youngsters about games design.

by Seth Tipps
on Mar 8th 2013 at 9:17AM in News

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Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

It has in some parts of the media become the talking point of Sony’s big PS4 reveal this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Zynga's design chief walks

Zynga's design chief walks

Zynga lost yet another executive today with the departure of Brian Reynolds.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 30th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
Playjam unveils final GameStick design

Playjam unveils final GameStick design

Upcoming Kickstarter-backed Android console GameStick has at last been pictured in its final guise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
PS4 to abandon DualShock design - report

PS4 to abandon DualShock design - report

Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be the first machine in the series to abandon the DualShock joypad design, according to online reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2013 at 2:08PM in News

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DayZ creator turns interior designer

DayZ creator turns interior designer

Work on the standalone version of DayZ is progressing swiftly and has now turned its attentions to one of the most important aspects – interior decoration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2012 at 11:31AM in News
Apple co-founder Wozniak calls firm "arrogant', slams iPhone 5 design

Apple co-founder Wozniak calls firm "arrogant', slams iPhone 5 design

Outspoken tech exec and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has labelled his former employer as “arrogant” regarding its refusal to make the iPhone 5 larger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 3:50PM in News
Ouya console 'around the size of a Rubik's cube'

Ouya console 'around the size of a Rubik's cube'

Ouya won’t be much bigger than a Rubik’s cube, according to its designer Yves Béhar

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2012 at 6:59AM in News
CSR Racing dev defends 'energy' micropayment design

CSR Racing dev defends 'energy' micropayment design

The developer behind iOS hit CSR Racing has defended the implementation of microtransactions within the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2012 at 2:50PM in News

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Sony considered touch-screen buttons for Vita

Sony considered touch-screen buttons for Vita

One of Vita’s most senior designers has admitted that Sony at one stage pondered giving the PlayStation Vita a larger screen including touch-screen controls.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 11:09AM in News
Sony hints at super-HD, haptic and sensor tech for PS4

Sony hints at super-HD, haptic and sensor tech for PS4

The PlayStation 4 could feature super-hi-res 8k output, haptic touch feedback and Kinect-like sensor functionality, according to SCE’s executive VP of technology and CTO Masaaki Tsuruta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 1:11PM in News
Next Xbox to include tablet?

Next Xbox to include tablet?

A report from consumer site Gamespot claims to have word that the new Xbox, which will be revealed at this year’s E3, will include some sort of portable tablet ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2012 at 10:49AM in News
Channel 4 hires games commissioning editor

Channel 4 hires games commissioning editor

Channel 4 has appointed former Realtime Worlds studio manager Colin Macdonald as its first ever games commissioning editor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 19th 2011 at 9:36AM in News

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RUMOUR: Microsoft replaces lead Xbox design boss

RUMOUR: Microsoft replaces lead Xbox design boss

Xbox design manager Don Coyner has been replaced as the lead for Microsoft's next-gen console, according to reports.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 15th 2011 at 3:51PM in News
E3 2011: Carmack: Creativity more important than graphics

E3 2011: Carmack: Creativity more important than graphics

Genius development engineer John Carmack has admitted that Rage has taken his studio longer than he would have liked, and put the delay down to its drive for top tier ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jun 9th 2011 at 3:24PM in News
PC piracy 'is declining'

PC piracy 'is declining'

Piracy in the PC games sector is in decline, according to the president of the PC Gaming Alliance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 9:01AM in News
Fluid celebrates 15th year with new site

Fluid celebrates 15th year with new site

UK design firm Fluid is marking 15 years in business with t-shirts, a revamped website and, of course, cake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 1:10PM in News
Fluid scoops design awards

Fluid scoops design awards

Ad design specialist Fluid has picked up three awards
for creative efforts in the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2009 at 11:44AM in News
Head First celebrates 10th birthday

Head First celebrates 10th birthday

Advertising and design agency Head First is looking ahead after celebrating its tenth birthday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2009 at 12:07PM in News