Posts Tagged ‘GDC 2011’

And Also: The Secret World GDC Trailer

By Jim Rossignol on March 10th, 2011.


I’ve already talked a bit about The Secret World presentation at GDC today, now you can see the trailer they showed us at the end of the session. It’s embedded below, and shows off lots of locations and monsters, as well as talking up some of the big features. Good stuff.
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Mac And Linux Users Also Buy Games

By Jim Rossignol on February 28th, 2011.


That was the message from philanthropic pay-what-you-want Humble Indie Bundle post-mortemers Jeffrey Rosen and John Graham, who were speaking at the IGF earlier today. The pair revealed that Mac and Linux accounted for fifty percent of revenue from the bundles, with Linux users being the most generous overall. Was this just because the game-starved Linuxers were so grateful to be included? Maybe, but it’s still an interesting lesson for the indie circuit that these kinds of deals work so well with non-Windows platforms: “We recommend developers support Mac and Linux,” said Rosen, after revealing that the two bundles had, in total, raised $3m, with $1m of that going to charities Child’s Play and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. (We previously analysed some of the breakdown of this cash-haul here.)

So, Mac and Linux users, do you also read RPS?

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Stealing The Show: Thief 4 Lecture At GDC

By Quintin Smith on January 7th, 2011.

Announcing... Thifourfth!

Quick, somebody sound the Thief 4 gong! Looks like we’ll be getting a tiny glimpse of the still very much in-development title at GDC, which kicks off on the 28th of February.
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