Category Archives: Research

How to Excel in Excel

While artists have Photoshop and 3D Studio Max as their key tools, a designer’s most important program is far less glamourous. Microsoft Excel is probably something which we’ve all used but not perhaps thought of as an essential game design … Continue reading

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Mario Kart Vs Mole Kart: A Comparison

There has been a lot of talk across the gaming community as to whether there is still a place for dedicated handheld games consoles following the increasing use of smartphones and tablets as games machines. I’ve always felt that a … Continue reading

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Down is Up, Dammit

While at the Eurogamer Expo last month, the first thing I did when I got my hands on Batman: Arkham City wasn’t to administer some caped justice on some goons, nor was it to grapple to a rooftop and show … Continue reading

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