And after four years the PS3 gets cracked!

On September 15, 2010, by in News,PS3 Development Articles, with no comments

The PS3 has been cracked for sometime now, and apparently after four exciting years, the PS3 finally has a place for homebrew! This is obviously a very pleasant news  for the guys who want to really program something on the PS3 without relying on OtherOS – before it was removed….

Trying to build something for the mobile platform?

Android and iPhone, I’ve been hearing a lot about these two platforms lately.. makes you really wonder what’s all the hype about..? Mobile platforms represent new opportunities for developers especially the indie guys who are looking for a widely available platform to make games for, well in this case two…

Switching to Irrlicht once again!

On July 3, 2010, by in Game Development Articles, with no comments

I’ve been spending quite sometime on the Unity engine lately, more than three hours a day to be exact. The engine is very nice and quite easy actually! It’s a whole different story if you’ve been using C++ engine with no world editor nor scripting support. I’ll be honest when…

Officially a computer science graduate!

On June 29, 2010, by in My World, with no comments

Is there a better feeling than being graduated..? Well I guess none and that’s what I’m feeling right now! There’s no better feeling than achieving your dream. Graduating from top online video game design schools will open the doors for many job opportunities in game development. Sometimes, the classes are…

Freakomania is coming soon!

On June 3, 2010, by in News, with no comments

So I began writing writing the engine of the game I’m developing now, it’s called “Freakomania”. It’s a 2D wrestling game, I know it’s 2D but it’s real fun – hopefully it’ll be. And for my prototype I’m using the SDL library which is very handy to use when I…

The Cell against Desktop Processors

On June 3, 2010, by in PS3 Development Articles, with no comments

Prologue Now a lot of people argue in the matter of power of the Cell processor especially against other popular processors and in particular “desktop processors”, this article tries to clarify this matter to both sides, the Cell crowd and the other guys: how each type fits in its place…

Unreal Development Kit is out!

On June 3, 2010, by in News, with no comments

If you are one serious indie game developer then you are really gonna like this. Epic Games have just released their Unreal Development Kit (UDK) for free to indie developers who don’t intend to make commercial games. The engine has a lot a cool features that would allow you to…

CryEngine 3 is out!

On June 3, 2010, by in News, with no comments

Crytek have just released their latest engine, the CryEngine 3 that is intended to work on the 7th generation consoles, the PS3 and Xbox 360. The amazing thing about the engine is that you make the game once and it does it for the PS3 and the Xbox 360. Yes,…