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What Happened After Three Developers Pirated Their Own Games

What Happened After Three Developers Pirated Their Own Games

Art by Sam Woolley. Game developers have been trying to figure out how to paddle their way through pirate-infested waters for decades. DRM, “glitches” designed to thwart pirates, and more DRM have done little to stem the tide. Seeing this, a handful of developers took less combative approaches, putting their…

Great Horror Games Can Scare You No Matter Where The Camera Is

Great Horror Games Can Scare You No Matter Where The Camera Is

Concept art from Darkwood. What’s the greatest horror game of all time? I’m willing to bet that your choice was a game with a first-person, or at least tightly-cropped, perspective. Horror relies on immersion to be effective, and a P.O.V. that puts you in the action will often enhance the…