Housemarque writer says creating Returnal’s mystery was a ‘tightrope walk’ | VGC – Video Games Chronicle

Housemarque’s senior narrative designer has told VGC that developing the game’s deep story was a “tightrope walk”.

Speaking to VGC in a soon-to-be-published interview, Eevi Korhonen discussed the process of writing Returnal‘s complex story, which is revealed to the player in a non-linear, complex way.

While often praised for its sophistication, Returnal’s narrative has a…….

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Ray Liotta, the actor known in gaming as GTA Vice City’s Tommy Vercetti, has died – Video Games Chronicle

Ray Liotta, the actor whose career included roles in Goodfellas, Marriage Story and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City has died aged 67.

According to Deadline, the actor passed away in his sleep while filming a new project in the Dominican Republic.

Liotta was 67 years old. He is survived by his daughter Karsen and his fiance Jacy Nittolo.

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Pixels en pointe: Show melding video games, ballet and hip-hop makes world premiere at Stanford Live – The Almanac Online

Phones are unwelcome interlopers in most theaters these days, but for “FRAY,” a dance show making its world premiere at Stanford Live, audience members are actually encouraged to play on their phones — before the performance starts, at least — because it’s part of the show.

“FRAY,” which takes place May 26-27, blends elements of ballet and hip-hop in the story of two brothers, Tullio …….

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Elden Ring is already the best-selling game of 2022 in the US | VGC – Video Games Chronicle

Elden Ring has made a blockbuster start at US retail, according to market research firm NPD Group.

From Software’s game, which was only released on February 25, debuted as both the best-selling title of the month as well as 2022 year to date, ranked on dollar sales.

Based on its launch month sales, Elden Ring is also already the fifth best-selling title of the 12-month period endi…….

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Teen playing video games among 2 shot, killed in Titusville, mother says – FOX 35 Orlando

Teen, woman shot and killed in drive-by in Titusville, police say

Titusville police are searching for suspects after two people were shot and killed at a home in a drive-by shooting.

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Titusville police are searching for suspects after two people were shot and killed at a home in a drive-by shooting.

This happened on 3rd Ave. around 10 p.m. Wednesday night…….

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The Crypto Revolution Is an Existential Crisis for Video Games – VICE

It was a good time for Fred, a video game developer, to look for a job.  COVID-19 has made video games more popular than ever, but that popularity coincided with the entrance of cryptocurrency and its byproducts, like NFTs, into the mainstream. Crypto talk is everywhere, and Fred, who asked to remain anonymous to avoid jeopardizing their career, is not merely indifferent about NFTs—he’s fi…….

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