GDC 2007

  • GameJew: Miyamoto and Me

    In this episode, GameJew goes on the hunt-down for Nintendo’s head whimsicality-inducer Miyamoto at GDC 2007. GameJew, don’t you know that Miyamoto is surrounded by cybernetic vat-grown ninjas? You could have been sliced to bits! GameJew Sings to Miyamoto [GameJew] Read More

  • Novint Falcon


    The GDC floor is a barren wasteland in regards to hardware. I’ve scoured it back-and-forth and come across few items worth reporting. Most of the physical things on display are worthless baubles, but there are at least a few things worth mentioning. One such item is the Novint Falcon. It looks rather stupid, and I’m not sure how useful it’ll be in the long run, but it is… Read More

  • Playstation Home Beta Registration Coming Soon

    If you loved the preview of the Playstation Home we gave you yesterday and want to know more about it then check out the official Beta site. You’ll need to check it everyday because registration hasn’t started and they will surely go quick. Beta Trial [via Giz] Read More

  • Mario Galaxy: A Little Less OMG

    http://gamevideos.com:80/swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://gamevideos.com:80/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D9890%26ordinal%3D1173393229698%26adPlay%3Dfalse Galaxy is a little aged by now but it still looks hot. I still feel a little funny over Paper Mario, though, like my pants are too tight. Read More

  • The Xboy Could Be A Reality (Updated)

    AMD’s next-generation of mobile graphics parts will be pretty badass thanks to the suite of tools that were announced today. Rendermonkey 1.7 is the most notable tool as it’s a shader tool that allows developers to write graphics code for a variety of devices that support OpenVG 1.0, OpenGL 2.0 and Unified Shader Architecture technologies. Unified Shader Architecture is a big… Read More

  • Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

    http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=17614 Straight outta GDC we have an odd new Zelda game for the DS. The Phantom Hourglass includes multi-player game play with some basic capture-the-flag action. I’m not amazed, but I do like me some Zelda. Via GameTrailers Read More

  • Emotiv Project Epoc: Sensory Gaming Developed Through Research on Schizophrenic Mice

    Emotiv is a company I expect we’ll be hearing a lot more about soon. It made news yesterday with a formal announcement of its Project Epoc, a developmental technology that interpolates electrical signals emitted by the brain and converts them into actions on a computer. I had been communicating with Emotiv going into GDC and as fate would have it, my meeting was scheduled for shortly… Read More

  • Spore Developer Bashes Nintendo

    Since Blake is apparently taking a cat nap and watching COLT flicks at GDC, I’d like to bring something to your attention. They had a round of talks at GDC called “Burning Mad – A Game Publisher’s Rant.” Basically, a select number of publishers and developers got to scream about whatever they hate. When Chris Hecker of the Spore team got his turn, he went on a… Read More

  • Playstation Home Video Teaser

    http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=17559 Here’s a clip of Playstation Home in action, just for you. This is either the most amazing thing in the world or another misstep. I hope to the God of War that Sony gets this right and doesn’t make Second Life 1.5. [via Matt Hickey’s Genius via Kotaku] Read More

  • GDC 2007 — The Keynote: Sony Gets Its Groove On


    Yarg. Such a busy morning after the lackluster start of GDC 2007. Everything was going down this morning. The keynote, meetings, general shenanigans. I rushed in early to catch demos of products from Emotiv (very cool and full impressions coming soon), AMD and others. Before I get to all of those in forthcoming posts, let me say a few words about the keynote that took place. Read More

  • GDC 2007 Day 2: Planted in the Press Room


    The second day of GDC is underway and there are panels galore. None of which are particularly relevant to the CG shtick. I’ve planted myself in the press room and am attempting to update the site as the server smokes and flames and sputters toward oblivion after getting two front page diggs. My highlights yesterday were small, but interesting. There is little in the way of gadget… Read More

  • Phil Harrison's GDC Keynote Leaked


    Phil Harrison’s GDC 2007 keynote is a couple days away, but DevelopersHeart from the NeoSeeker forum has been doing some snooping and giving the rest of us some insight on what to expect. These are rumors and/or speculations, so we’ll take it with a grain of salt. Read More

  • NVIDIA GoForce 5500: The More You Know


    Did you know that the NVIDIA GoForce 5500 mobile GPU is capable of running Quake 3 at full specs on a cell phone? I didn’t and it kind of weirds me out. I remember back when Quake 3 first came out. The system requirements were so demanding that I had to do a full overhaul of my computer. Now it can run on a cell phone with all of its features enabled. Crazy talk. Read More

  • Game Developers' Conference 2007


    I set foot in the beautiful Moscone Center here in sunny San Francisco about 20 minutes ago. After devouring a bagel, I feel my blood sugar is high enough to risk exerting the energy to update you all on the happenings here. I’ll be roving the scene evading mouth-breathers and looking for all things interesting at this year’s GDC. There are a lot of crazy gaming technologies on… Read More

  • Upcoming: PMA and GDC, CTIA and CeBIT

    The crack CrunchGear team is on the ground and headed all over the world to grab the latest and greatest for you, our kind readers. Blake is at the GDC and Josh is at PMA this week then we’ve got Blake and I at CTIA in sunny Orlando, Florida. Finally, we’ve got a stringer rocking CeBIT in sunny Germany where we expect big things out of the strudel industry. That said, things might… Read More