Yes, there will be an Adobe Game JAM in the Adobe Hamburg Germany office. Learn the latest about Adobe’s gaming initiatives, challenge your technology and gaming development skills, meet an Adobe gaming evangelist, and win some great prices.
A very interesting video on the creation process and the level of detail the 3D artists invested in FarmVille 2, and how they used 3D Studio MAX for character animation. It’s interesting how Zynga is streamlining the development process. Apparently development cycles of web games can’t be as long as traditional console or PC video games. [...]
If you are working in the gaming industry, or are interested in game development overall, there are two very interesting new meetups in NYC. Cross-Platform Games Meetup http://www.meetup.com/Cross-Platform-Games/ HTML5 Games Meetup http://www.meetup.com/HTML5Game/ It includes an upcoming session from Adobe’s Lee Brimelow on cross-platform game development. Adobe Presents : Multiplatform HTML5 Games with CreateJS and Adobe [...]
The Mayan calendar ends on December 21, which can be interpreted as the end of the world.
A New Age interpretation of this transition is that this date marks the start of time in which Earth and its inhabitants may undergo a positive physical or spiritual transformation, and that 2012 may mark the beginning of a new era. Others suggest that the 2012 date marks the end of the world or a similar catastrophe. [via Wikipedia]
Great demo for everyone interested in flight combat MMOs. The visuals are impressive, and if this is indeed a massive multiplayer online game, it could become a very effective tool to unleash your WWII dogfight fantasies during lunch breaks. The game will feature more than 15 WWII era fighter planes initially and has both action and strategy elements in [...]
King’s Road is an adventure dungeon crawler online game from Rumble Entertainment, based on Stage3D and Flash Player 11. The realm of Alderstone knew peace and prosperity for many years, thanks to the steadfast rule of King Alexander. As a knight in Alexander’s personal guard, you pledged your blade and bow to the defense of [...]
Adobe held the Adobe Game Jam October 19th and 20th at the Adobe SF office. Lee Brimelow, Adobe’s gaming evangelist, shot a summary video of the event. Members of the product team joined, including Thibault Imbert, Senior Product Manager for Flash Player/Gaming. It seems like some pretty interesting games came out of this. More information on Lee [...]
Disclaimer: You can only play the game once, and then you’ll be locked out – forever. It is an amazing game with beautiful Flash Player 11 based visuals. So why would anyone design such a short lived game like this? It’s part of the “Safer Journeys” initiative of the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. Safer Journeys is [...]
A very promising video of Farmville 2 and Angry Birds, both games using the new Flash Stage3D hardware acceleration, running on a Windows 8 tablet. It will be very interesting to see how this overall will impact gaming ecosystem on Windows 8, with high quality games potentially running in the browser, and not requiring a [...]
A very interesting preview of the highly anticipated browser game Anno Online at Ubisoft Day 2012. Anno Online is the latest version in the hit strategy game series. It’s great to see complex, high quality games moving to the browser. And as indicated earlier, it’s based on Flash. If you are interested in the beta, you can sign up on the Anno [...]