Through the thorns to the Monolith. How the legendary S. T. A. L. K. E. R. series was created.
While waiting for the second part, we remember how the iconic franchise was born For many people, S. T. A. L. K. E. R. is more than a game. More…

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How the worst 40 seconds in dead space almost killed the game
The story of the creation of one of the most famous horror films In the process of creating games, the authors ' ambitions can turn into huge problems for the…

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The game for creating Dreams games is gaining popularity. What do the pros think about it?
Gamedev veterans about the amazing designer and its significance for the industry On February 14, the full version of the innovative digital designer Dreams was released. Roughly speaking, this is…

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How BioWare changed the entire RPG genre

We understand the legacy of the legendary company for its twenty-fifth anniversary
On February 1, BioWare celebrates its 25th anniversary. And let the Studio now clearly lost its former positions, its legacy is felt by every gamer. Still, it was BioWare that actually reinvented the genre of role-playing games. Now we will understand how this happened.
Over its long history, computer role-playing games have changed many times. Having become popular in the 80 – ies of the XX century, the RPG genre has long remained a very niche entertainment — for those people who are not too lazy to master the most complex rules and simultaneously dig into the descriptions of D&D systems of different versions. Continue reading

Who is Dan Hauser and why Rockstar won't be the same without him
We recall the creative path of the writer of GTA and Red Dead Redemption On February 5, an information bomb exploded in the gaming media space: Dan Hauser, lead writer…

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Best PC gaming builds in 2020
Six current configurations — from cheap but working to powerful and expensive Do you want to build a powerful gaming computer, but you do not have enough experience for this…

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What to play in February: the best mobile games of the month
New "Heroes" and cult strategy from the PC-is this exactly a mobile digest? February is the favorite month of all men, because they will again get a year's supply of…

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How game developers communicate with fans in social networks
Trolling against officialdom: laughing with funny tweets and facepalm with bad ones The bread and butter of any project is its audience. And the most important means of communication with…

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The RPG genre is experiencing a new Golden age
I wonder where those daredevils who proudly declared the death of role-playing games as a pure genre are now? They said that modern gamers do not have time to understand…

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