Gaming Interviews

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Artifact Developer Interview – Why They Chose Dota, How It Influenced A Card Game, and Artifact’s Standout Features

September 12, 2018 by Andrew Otton

While at PAX West, I had the chance to play Artifact and speak with programmer Jeep Barnett and Lead Designer Richard Garfield. PAX West was the first public showing of…

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Astroneer PAX West Interview – Player Customization, Planet Technology, and More

September 10, 2018 by Andrew Otton

While at PAX West 2018, I had the chance to see what was new with developer System Era’s Astroneer, a space sandbox adventure game (learn more about it here). I…

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Meet Walking Sign Golems and Traffic Knights in Scrap Bringer

September 7, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Animation and art style can do a ton to bolster a game. One game I saw at Play NYC 2018 was Scrap Bringer, a top-down action beat ’em up that…

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ESC Games Brings Great Entertainment To Big Events

August 26, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

ESC Games is a company that I first learned about after 2017’s Playcrafting Bit Awards. The afterparty was hosted in a small Manhattan location and featured several original multiplayer titles…

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Sumer Sees Success On Switch While Development Continues

August 26, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

Sumer is a title that holds a dear place in my heart for neatly combining tabletop games and video games into one fun package. It first debuted on Kickstarter in…

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Rupie Sets Out To Be A Game Changer For Indie Development

August 25, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

Play NYC 2018 had over a hundred developers and nearly twice as many games. Rupie was a company that I was particularly keen on talking to, if only for the…

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We Spoke with That Indie Studio About Mixing RPGs, Roguelikes, and a Card Game to Get The Last Hex

August 25, 2018 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

During our foray around the show floor of Play NYC, we stopped by That Indie Studio, the developers behind the upcoming game The Last Hex. A digital card game with…

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In Starflower I Nuked a Planet to Save it from Wasps

August 24, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Physics based survival games aren’t exactly a new concept. However, there’s a joy in growing your own eco system. While wandering the floors of Play NYC 2018, Starflower caught my…

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From The Cove to Your Home: A Quick Chat with Tigertron About Jupiter & Mars

August 24, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

If you haven’t seen our best of Play NYC article yet, one of the games chosen for this was Jupiter & Mars. While fellow writer Courtney is the one who…

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Transferring Thoughts to Visuals: A Quick Interview with the Writer and Producer of Transference

August 23, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

When I was at E3 I got a chance to play Transference, the upcoming VR horror game from SpectreVision and Ubisoft. When I finished playing the game, I got a…