Links tagged with “computergames”
GTA V - Graphics Study - Adrian Courrèges
Even not understanding much of it, it’s amazing to see what goes into rendering a single frame of GTA V. (via @timoarnall a while back)
Scroll Back: The Theory and Practice of Cameras in Side-Scrollers
I haven’t even read half of this but it’s so good. A really detailed and interesting look at a single feature of video games, that I’d barely thought about before, with loads of animated GIF examples. (via Infovore)
ESPN - OTL: The Franchise - E-ticket
I like American football but have never played Madden (until trying the demo this evening). I enjoyed this article about the history of the game, and trying to make the first version work on early consoles.
Charlie Brooker: why I love video games | Technology | The Guardian
Not just interesting on why games are good, but on exactly how non-games-players get frustrated with them. Would be good to talk about that more.
‘Grand,’ but No ‘Godfather’ - WSJ.com
On why ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’ is very good but isn’t great art in the way the best films are. (via Infovore)
DadHacker » Blog Archive » Donkey Kong and Me
Lovely early days of computing story about the guy who wrote Donkey Kong for the Atari 400/800 home computer. (via Kottke)