This Month On Edge
The things that caught our eye during the production of E294
Having already committed to hawking cars for Mercedes via Mario Kart, a leap to haulage vehicles might be the next logical step for Nintendo. The company elected to focus on a different variety of (wait for it) Vans, however, and is collaborating with the Californian footwear manufacturer on a collection of trainers. The range, which launches this summer and is available across a number of Vans’ existing styles, sports imagery from various 8bit classics including DuckHunt, SuperMarioBros and DonkeyKong. Some of the designs are a little more, uh, confrontational than others, but a relatively subdued Mario block pattern and a navy, red and mustard The Legend Of Zelda composition aren’t entirely horrible, actually.
Sega offers Steam Workshop mods for Mega Drive games
West Ham United becomes first UK club to sign an eSports player
Nvidia outperforms TitanTit X for half the price a year after its launch
Raleigh’s LawBreakers livesliv up to its name with gender-neutral toilets
quit Virtual insanity
YouTube plays host to documentation of the first wave of VR injuries
Rift headsets reach retail channels before all preorders are fulfilled
Would anyone like to buy a Titan X for a very reasonable price?
Issues with hacking and performance mar the PC launch of Dark Souls III
Yeah I respect the devs of Firewatch and don’t mind walking sims but it is entirely too hipster for me, not gonna stick with it, sorry.
Cliff Bleszinski @therealcliffyb Co-founder, Boss Key Productions Anyone wondering how to get a job in games ... just design something as good as Stephen’s SausageRoll, then you can just have *my* job.
Jonathan Blow @Jonathan_Blow Designer, TheWitness In the credits of Uncharted4 there are 28 or 27 animators credited. We had four on our game.
Thomas Puha @RiotRMD Head of public relations, Remedy Took the lift at work. Fought urge to send it back down again to save time if I died and had to come back up.
Chris Thursten @CThursten Editor, PC Gamer Pro