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 the complex system of pumping and read large texts, no matter how amazing they were written. Like, the old men who knew how much, were transferred, and the industry did not bring up new heroes. I don’t know what these people are feeling right now, but traditional large-scale RPGs with a focus on narrative definitely feel great.
One of the pioneers of this Golden age were industry veterans from Obsidian, who proved that isometric RPGs of the old school are the most alive in the dilogy of Pillars of Eternity and Tyranny. Continue reading
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 and producer of the main Rockstar games, will leave the company after 22 years in the saddle. Who is he, why is it important and how will it affect the sixth part of Grand Theft Auto? We’ll figure it out right now.
It’s no secret that the first persons of Rockstar do not like to appear in public, preferring to remain heroes in the shadows. That’s why looking at Dan Hauser-a bald and squat unshaven man who has changed for the fifth decade – it is difficult to recognize the author of the main video game hits of the XXI century. I would like to work as a loader in the port or pour beer at the bar. Continue reading