When CD Projekt made a surprising announcement five years ago to begin selling and re-releasing classic games for contemporary use, no one could have foreseen that Good Old Games would grow to become one of the biggest digital stores for not only classic games, but for modern ones as well.
Today, GOG.com has become a major presence in the Game Industry and I had a chance to talk with them about the challenges that goes into getting these classic games onto the service and the growth behind GOG.
Diablo may be the name most closely associated with ARPGs but the genre has become popular among Indie developers. And Soldak Entertainment has made a name for themselves with a variety of well designed ARPGs.
With work wrapping up on the expansion to their latest game: Drox Operative, I decided to chat with owner and lead designer of Soldak — Steven Peeler about APRG design.
Pinball in its many forms is one of the oldest games still being played despite the downward turn of the arcade industry. Like playing classic video games, it can be both difficult and expensive to recapture.
Fortunately, Farsight Studios: Makers of The Pinball Arcade have been restoring and digitizing some of the most popular pinball tables around. With their third kickstarter almost wrapped up for the T2 pinball rights, I wanted to talk with them about the work that goes into The Pinball Arcade.
Pinball has been a hobby of mine since I was younger, however the decline of the arcade industry has put a major dent into it. But while arcades are no longer viable, digital pinball has grown over the years.
Zen Studios has made a name for themselves with their pinball titles: By creating uniquely designed digital pinball tables. With the recent release of Pinball FX 2 on Steam, I got in touch and ask them some questions about the development of their pinball platform.