Valve cuts ties with lead designer of Artifact

Lead designer of troubled Valve digital card game Artifact Richard Garfield was laid off last month, with Garfield attributing termination to a “rocky launch” of the Dota themed title. Released in November 2018, Artifact received little traction within the PC gaming crowd, primarily due to Dota fans being disappointed at the games card-based gameplay and developer Valve’s abandonment of franchises such as Half-Life and Left … Continue reading Valve cuts ties with lead designer of Artifact

Beat Saber DLC arrives later this week

Developer Beat Games have announced that the first music pack for their popular game Beat Saber will release on March 14th, on the PlayStation 4 and PC. To coincide with the new DLC, there is also a scheduled update that will drastically switch up the game’s user interface. The pack will see the introduction of new musical compositions and the addition of previously released PC … Continue reading Beat Saber DLC arrives later this week

Gaming: How my hobby developed.

As a child I was very much interested in films and books, and I was initially exposed to video games through the Official Xbox Magazine when I was about five years old. I found the magazine in the office of our old house in the same box as my father’s seldom-used original Xbox and was blown away by the detailed explanations of why various games brought … Continue reading Gaming: How my hobby developed.