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Video Games About Dragons

“What do you know about dragons?” “They're big, scaly, four-legged creatures with wings who terrorized small villages until a virgin was offered up as a sacrifice.” He grinned again. “I do miss the virgins.” -Katie MacAlister, You Slay Me (The novel)...

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Top 5 Isometric Games

To compensate this visual experience loss, many gamedev companies rely on an isometric view featuring 2D models with hand-crafted environments and beautifully sculpted scenery. TOP 5 ISOMETRIC GAMESOn the cusp of the 21st century, the game...

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What are RTS Games?

RTS games are not only about pure mathematics but they value players’ personal skill, reflex and a smart use of opportunities. WHAT ARE RTS GAMES?In a recent discussion with students in our game design course, we were debating about the reasons...

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Best-Selling Space Video Games

A well-designed space game should always evoke in a player a feeling of “being lost” and becoming a pioneer who is meant to take first steps in a distant and unknown world. 5 BEST-SELLING SPACE VIDEO GAMESVideo games provide us not only with a...

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Most Prestigious Indie Game Awards

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.  -William Pollard MOST PRESTIGIOUS INDIE GAME AWARDSRecently, we...

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Best FPS (First Person Shooter Games)

“You are no more armed because you a wearing a pistol than you are a musician because you own a guitar”; -Jeff Cooper BEST FPS's (FIRST PERSON SHOOTER GAMES)Recently, we were asked by a student in our online video game design school, what some...

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Best Fantasy RPGs

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”  -Albert Einstein BEST FANTASY RPGsA student in our online game development...

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Cost of Making an Indie Game

It takes a lot of effort, commitment, skills and most of all, resources to release a successful video game. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO MAKE AN INDIE VIDEO GAME?We were recently asked by a student in our online video game school about the costs...

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