I admire anyone in an influential position who takes time out of their day to share insights. Masahiro Sakurai recently started a YouTube channel and does just that, discussing things such as his own work (above), as well as minutiae such as frame rates and hit stops. And there’s a native Japanese channel too.
Beware of the ways gaming companies keep you playing.
(tl;dr: yes) Award-winning game designer Brenda Romero did a TED Talk in 2016, exploring the various ways that games are a form of art and arguably the greatest art form of all. She should know, having worked on a variety of titles including Wizardry 8 and Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes.
Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth by a pixelated Mike Tyson.
How cool were the sprites in Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow? Relive the pixel art with Brandon James Greer’s sprite analysis.
I’ve never wanted an imaginary console as much as I want a Sony Playman and it’s thanks to Dan Clarke’s innovate mind.