Archive for the ‘Consoles’ Category

“Pleasing 21st century game players” was the title and the motto of this year’s GFG (Game Forum Germany). Sharing know-how with and transferring knowledge to fellow developers as well as students who are trying to climb the developer-ladder to success was the main focus of the event. Excellent speakers were invited to share their knowledge and expertise in various areas, which resulted in…

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Machinarium

28Oct09

Even though the new family member (PS®3) combined with the new games (The Beatles™ Rockband™, Little Big Planet™ and Arkham Asylum™) keeps me quite occupied and highly entertained I have not forgotten my passion for smaller adventures and indie games.

Ages ago I stumbled over the game Samorost and …


…and I’ve been drumming like a dog!

A few weeks ago the wonderful and ingenious mastermind of this residency decided that it was about time to spend an enormous amount of money on “Beatles Rockband”. I agreed, since I was more than ready to take my destined place at the drums. From deep within I felt that drumming is the gift that needs room to blossom and develop. It turns out that I was…


Even though I am being somewhat overwhelmed with work and work and work I cannot miss out on the fact that my favorite portable gaming gear – the Game Boy™ – made its first public appearance in April 1989 and has thus turned a solid 20 this year!


About five minutes ago I had the pleasure to play into the demo of Star Wars: Force Unleashed on the Xbox 360 (by far the loudest console I have encountered so far).

I had seen several demo videos for the Wii and was quite amazed at how the controls were so closely connected to the character movements in the game. Even though the Xbox controller…


Who are you making games for? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Who is going to play the game in the end? Who am I trying to reach with my idea?


My amazing and wonderful partner in crime and I have continued playing Lego Star Wars on the PS2. Even though I still think that it is a bit more fun on the Wii, merely due to the fact that the controller can…