Category:  Interviews

By , June 19, 2014 0 Interviews

Homefront, the THQ-published, Kaos-developed first-person shooter, though highly anticipated before its 2011 release, was ultimately seen by most critics as a letdown. Amid the smash-and grab auctioning of THQ properties after the company went belly-up in 2012, Crytek managed to… Read More »

By , September 11, 2013 0 Interviews

Toronto-native Cassie Chui has worked in the games industry professionally for almost a year now. After graduating from school in the Toronto area, where she interned with indie developers, Chui began working on Electronic Super Joy. The game — a… Read More »

By , September 10, 2013 0 Features, Interviews

Steam Early Access was introduced earlier this year in March, and since then the program has made a huge impact on Valve’s digital distribution service. The process involves independent developers submitting unfinished versions of games on Steam, essentially acting like… Read More »

By , August 15, 2013 0 Interviews

Developer Holy Wow Studios spent the month of July creating Icarus Proudbottom Teaches Typing, a game you can and should go play right now. The title clearly indicates its genre, but the game’s humor and charming personality elevate it to… Read More »

By , July 30, 2013 0 Interviews

Since its release in late June, action-platformer Rogue Legacy has been met with praise for its fun mechanics, unique roguelike elements, and charming humor. I recently had a chance to speak with Cellar Door Games’ Teddy Lee, one of the… Read More »

By , July 7, 2013 0 Interviews

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was perhaps the most impressive game the GamerNode staff had the pleasure of experiencing at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, easily winning a Best of E3 Award, and (at least in my case) pre-allocating personal funds… Read More »

By , June 22, 2013 0 Interviews, Videos

Tucked away in a private meeting room at E3 2013, the gaming press wielded sword, shield, and halberd against foes great and small… and died every time. Namco Bandai Games and From Software had Dark Souls II on display at… Read More »

By , June 22, 2013 0 Interviews, Videos

Zenimax Online Studios’ The Elder Scrolls Online, the MMORPG poised to finally bring the rich Elder Scrolls universe to the MMO space, isn’t due to arrive until spring of 2014, but Bethesda’s booth at this year’s E3 had plenty to… Read More »

By , June 15, 2013 0 Interviews

In the waning, final minutes of E3 2013, I got to sit down with Volition’s Brandon Bray, audio director for Saints Row IV. During the interview, Brandon and I discussed the game’s reception at the show, its over-the-top humor, the history… Read More »

By , April 5, 2013 0 Interviews, Videos

PAX East was a blast, but in two dark, claustrophobic gaming spaces within the Indie Megabooth, Red Barrels was scaring the bejesus out of convention attendees with the studio’s upcoming first-person horror game, Outlast. I dove right into the darkness of… Read More »