RPS's dep ed. Small person powered by tea and and enthusiasm for video game romances. Send me interesting etymological facts and cool horror games. … [Read more...] about Watch the Foundation devs show me how to play their game competently for EGX Digital
PAX Online and EGX Digital have teamed up this month to bring you PAX X EGX, a joint show we here at RPS have been affectionately referring to as “Pax Eggs”. Starting Saturday, you’ll be able to feast your eyes on nine days of round-the-clock streams – from live Let’s Plays and competitive tournaments, to developer panels and podcasts. We’ll be there doing some fun stuff, as will our corporate siblings from sites like Dicebreaker. Oh also, all of the panels are free, and it’ll have demos too. So yeah, come hang out! … [Read more...] about PAX X EGX schedule is up, detailing the nine days of gaming goodness
As is our way for EGX, Rock Paper Shotgun are all over this like a rash (although some of us will pop up on the PAX side of the X if you keep ’em peeled). I’ve got a lovely chat about how to write endings with Failbetter Games’ narrative director Chris Gardiner, Katharine has an interview with the Inkle devs about upcoming Arthurian puzzle-story game Pendragon, Nate is doing loads of stuff to do games that have dwarfs in, plus a billboard interview with Sid ‘Sid Meier’s Civilization’ Meier, and we’ve already told you about our excellent live podcast. To cap it all off, VidBuds Matthew and Colm are doing a full day of livestreaming for Indies Uncovered on Thursday the 17th! Howzat! … [Read more...] about Great big gaming digi-vent PAX X EGX kicks off today
The theme, living a normal life, is partly so we could make a terrible pun that doesn’t quite work on live/life, but partly because in 2020 normal life seems a dream, beyond the reach of our grasp. Not if you have games, though! So we’ll be chatting about the games that let us simulate a life, be that a tiny but more attractive version of your own in The Sims, or one where you are a cruel and capricious god in Black & White. … [Read more...] about Enjoy our famous and adored podcast LIVE next week at EGX Online!
The interview has just concluded on one of the EGX streaming channels and you can watch it in the embed below. Dinga Bakaba from Arkane's original Lyon studio and Ricardo Bare from Arkane Austin talked to Johnny Chiodini (from Dicebreaker, formerly of Eurogamer, and here doing a bit of video game moonlighting from his tabletop day job) about Arkane's history going back to first title Arx Fatalis, its ethos, the transatlantic collaboration between its two outposts, and more. … [Read more...] about 20 years of Arkane: a retrospective interview from PAX x EGX