Trent Oster is a veteran of the canadian videogame industry. He just started Beamdog, a small, aggressive startup and is looking to shake things up. In short, Beamdog is a reboot of the digital distribution marketplace. It is currently in a closed beta test, but is going live soon. Rather than do all the development in the lab, Beamdog plan to develop it with you as we go. We met him at the Game Developers Conference 2010 in San Francisco.
Emblematic character of the video games universe, Duke Nukem still exists as proven by the developers at 3d Realms, which offer the first video of Duke Nukem Forever in ages, announced for the first time more than 10 years ago, in January 1997.
The development of this first person shooter took joke dimensions in the industry. Several players are pessimist in relation with it, believing quite simply that it will never be completed. A spark of hope was born following the creation of Prey, a similar FPS from a design standpoint also developed by 3d Realms and launched in 2006. The video (teaser), true surprise of Christmas that no one had envisaged, shows hero in his usual form without revealing actual gameplay sequences. It has a little more than one minute in length and shows Duke and some of its enemies of which the traditional pig-police force. It is known that Duke Nukem Forever is based on the graphic engine called Unreal Engine 2 modified heavily. It looks very close to Doom III now. After all these years, one expected better, but let’s wait to see the gameplay before judging. Here it video.
Innovez, a creator of high quality, innovative products, introduces the Biodegradable Slider Case for iPhone 4. Designed to be protective and sustainable, the eco-friendly iPhone case allows consumers to reduce their environmental footprint without sacrificing individual style.