Oof. Two semi-colons in the title.
Hi everyone! Welcome back to Local Flavor!
I’m taking another broad interpretation of local and traveled to the opposite side of the state, to Pittsburgh, PA and the Schell Games studio. I have a history with this studio as I spent about six months working with the company last year. I was eager to check out their brand new space in Pittsburgh’s Station Square, and talk to the team behind one of their releases this year, Enemy Mind. Photos and interviews below!
Hi Tap! I’m out at GDC 2014 this week, reporting from the expo and talking to the people who make the games. I hope to post some previews and news throughout the conference! This first writeup is just a trip report with some highlights from my first two/three days.
Adventure game reviews, walkthroughs, discussion, and more
The third Aperture Investment Opportunity has just launched on the official Portal 2 website. It doesn’t spoil anything. It’s purely for fun. It will make you laugh. Who doesn’t like to laugh? Enjoy! Email the author of this post at firstname.lastname@example.org
To brighten your day, I’ve a snippet of news that will cheer up even the grumpiest of grumps. The 1UP Cosplay Gallery from Pax East 2011 has gone live and boy are you in for a treat. I love Cosplay. It’s a niche only we as gamers could possibly begin to understand. I’d never do it myself of course, don’t be ridiculous, but it doesn’t mean I don’t admire those who do it. They’ve got some balls and …
Our own Davo posted on the forums with this little bit of news: it seems Bethesda has, at long last, revealed the next Elder Scrolls game. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim involves… well, I’m betting it involves old scrolls and the province of Skyrim, at least. And judging from the Max von Sydow-narrated trailer, it might involve dragons too. See below!
Well it’s launch day for Halo: Reach, and the geeks were out in force (more like dozens) in the wee small hours, jostling in late night lines, eagerly anticipating getting their clammy hands on the latest must-have sequel. If your like me and felt nothing but embarrassment as you watched BBC News this morning, then I thought for those of you who missed it, might like to watch the video of it. Keep an eye out for …
For Rock Paper Shotgun god Kieron Gillen, being one of the most highly respected games journalists in the world isn’t enough. OH NO, he has to write his own comics, and also write for Marvel. And now he writes video games. God dammit, Kieron, some of us are lazy. Would it kill you to be lazy? GEEZ. Thus must you check out The Curfew, a cautionary tale (the best kind) about fascism and information management in …