inXile and Unity Crowdsourcing Experiment for Wasteland 2

We wanted to alert you to a crowdsourcing experiment between inXile, creators of Wasteland 2, and Unity Technologies, that will put the development of the games’ assets in the hands of fans. This is an industry first of its kind.

Each week, inXile will be putting up concept art to be turned into 3D models for Wasteland 2. By opening up the creative process behind their art asset creation, inXile will be able to work with their fans to increase the overall game experience and free up their internal team to focus on elements that directly impact the gameplay of Wasteland 2. (more…)

GAME Over and Other News

GAME has now officially filed for administration, after suspension of their shares this morning.  Stores will continue to trade for the time being.

BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 woes continue this week.. gamers complaining about the ending, Amazon allegedly offering refunds on copies of the game, and now Dr Ray Muzyka, the co-founder and GM of BioWare, has released a statement which seems to suggest they may change the ending, or add more endings, at least.

To counter bad news with good.. I was pleased to see that the Chancellor has now announced tax credits for the UK gaming industry, this should hopefully boost the industry and allow the UK to compete with the rest of the world!  (more…)