FiringSquad shows a drawing showing first perspective shooter (FPS) map design, then and now.
Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing
Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES): Inside of it and its Japanese's counterpart, Famicom, and oddities.Submitted by ant on Thu, 10/21/2010 - 12:57pm. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Funny Pictures | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
Blue's News share an Urlesque article (has cussings in a few videos) showing "14 Greatest Videogame Glitches, Goofs and WTFs" -- "Sometimes videogames just throw a what the f[bleeped] (WTF) moment at you, like an unintentional bug, a weird character animation or a supremely bizarre line of dialogue. It's difficult for game developers to quality assure (QA) every scenario that gamers could possibly engineer. Therefore, you've got goats that fly and baseball players that do somersaults while chasing down a grounder.
The History of Call of Duty: The undisputed champion of war shooters is about more than just lawsuits.Submitted by ant on Thu, 10/14/2010 - 5:48am. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | History | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Technology | Videogame Console
This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."
Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a 21 pages PC World slideshow showing "Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines. What would the Internet be without a way to find something specific on its millions of sites? Search engines started providing that function two decades ago. Here are some of the landmarks, from Archie to AltaVista to Google and Bing..."
Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th
Pouet shares a 2.25 minutes video that spoofs/parodies computer demonstrations/demos. with real food.
Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."