Tag: Technology

  • Founder of Raspberry Pi Set to Publish Two Books on Vintage Game Development

    Founder of Raspberry Pi Set to Publish Two Books on Vintage Game Development

    “Code the Classics,” an instructional guide released by Raspberry Pi Press, guides both aficionados and budding programmers in creating vintage games that echo classics from earlier decades. The first volume, releasing its second version on August 27, was originally published in 2019 and was highly praised at launch. Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton lent his…

  • Everything Revealed at Day of the Devs 2024

    Everything Revealed at Day of the Devs 2024

    The annual Summer Game Fest concluded, featuring the highly-anticipated Day of the Devs, an event responsible for digital and physical showcases of indie games. This year, the non-profit organization presented 21 games, including various genres such as sims, horror, arcade, RPGs, and more. One notable game making a reappearance from last year, is “Simpler Times,”…

  • Nintendo’s Latest NES Collection Focuses on Speedrunning

    Nintendo’s Latest NES Collection Focuses on Speedrunning

    Nintendo has announced Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition, a new collection of NES games for the Switch, designed to cater to the speedrunning trend. The set comprises 13 of their classic games such as Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros., however, players are challenged with completing “bite-sized bits of classic blockbusters” as…

  • Square Enix Explores How AI Might ‘Transform Our Creation Methods’

    Square Enix Explores How AI Might ‘Transform Our Creation Methods’

    In a 2024 New Year’s message, Square Enix president, Takashi Kiryu, highlighted the potential impacts of AI on the digital entertainment industry. Kiryu noted that the advancements in AI technology have made it easier to generate and translate text, leading to conversations that can be generated easily. Square Enix, recognizing the vast capabilities of AI…

  • Over 50 Million PlayStation 5 Units Sold

    Over 50 Million PlayStation 5 Units Sold

    Sony Interactive Entertainment recently revealed that the PlayStation 5 (PS5) has crossed another salient mark with over 50 million units sold in just three years since its launch in November 2020. The spike in sales in 2023 is mainly attributed to the release of new popular games, solidifying its position in the global gaming community.…