Diablo – Out On a Limb and a Lifeline

Hack, slash, slaughter, survive – oh, and don’t forget loot. What would Diablo be if not for the loot? Diablo has held a special place in the hearts of gamers for generations. With quick, responsive, and intuitive combat married to the infinite progression of seeking the next best piece of gear or higher tier of demon to slay, it’s no wonder that fans from all over the globe have been flocking to Blizzard to stock up on a plethora of potions and town portal scrolls. Why, then, does Blizzard seem so deaf to the wants of the community? By now, […]

A Welcome to Our Procedural Generation: The Future of Gaming

Procedural generation is becoming an increasingly popular tool in open world and sandbox games. Ambitious games such as Star Citizen and We Happy Few, intend to make use of the emerging trend in game design. With the success of the system in Ark: Survival Evolved it could become a major part of the future of game design. So what is procedural generation? Where did it come from? And will it be beneficial for the future of gaming? What is it? You’ve probably already encountered procedural generation, even though you may not know it. Put simply, it’s when game developers use […]