This Month On Edge
The things that caught our eye during the production of E266
Arduboy Kevin Bates Photographer and programmer Kevin Bates’ business-card-sized
console can display his résumé onscreen, but is also capable of playing simple games, including Tetris and FlappyBall. Ardumon, a
take on Pokémon, is also in the works. The project is based on a diminutive Arduino Pro Mini board and features an OLED screen, a speaker, and capacitive touchpads for control. The concept proved popular after Bates posted a video on YouTube, and now he plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign in order to sell self-assembly kits for $30 and a limited number of preassembled units for $50. No
word yet on pale nimbus, eggshell or bone versions, though.
The blue pill Project Morpheus gives developers a second reason to invest in VR One vision Spring’s update sees Xbox One focus on games, refreshingly Titan security Respawn burns cheaters
by plunging them into an aimbot battle royale
Naughty treat The Last Of Us coming to PS4? Any excuse to rejoin Joel and Ellie
The red pill Microsoft’s rumoured AR headset isn’t what players want. Again
Resolution wars Titanfall runs at 792p? At this rate, we’ll be back to SCART soon Kickback If Pillars Of Eternity can get signed by Paradox, did it need Kickstarter? Decapre Ultra Street Fighter IV gets a Cammy reskin but no Mike Haggar?
I believe the following with all of my heart: “videogame” is one word, not two. Douglas Wilson @doougle Co-owner, Die Gute Fabrik We’re two years away from consumers being able to pre-purchase sequels to games in alpha.
Fork Parker @ForkParker CFO, Devolver Digital At a fancy dinner with a lot of early dev survivors of 2000–2004 Microsoft publishing. So many stories of PMSD. (Post-MS stress disorder)
Tim Schafer @TimOfLegend CEO, Double Fine Trivia: I had suggested to Sony that they try to hire Palmer Luckey before the Oculus kickstarter.
John Carmack @ID_AA_Carmack CTO, OculusVR