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Severed
11 months ago

Severed

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This Old Neon strives to publish reviews with at least two opposing voices: one largely positive or sympathetic, and the other more critical and demanding” (Review Policy). Both reviewers provide …
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N++
2 years ago

N++

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This Old Neon strives to publish reviews with at least two opposing voices: one largely positive or sympathetic, and the other more critical and demanding” (Review Policy). Both reviewers provide …
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Metanet Software’s Winning Formula
2 years ago

Metanet Software’s Winning Formula

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For Raigan Burns and Mare Sheppard, the masterminds behind Toronto indie studio Metanet Software, N++ represents the culmination of over a decade of hard work. It all started in 2004 …
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Marie-Christine Bourdua in the Indie Boardroom
2 years ago

Marie-Christine Bourdua in the Indie Boardroom

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Ottawa-based indie studio Breakfall recently released Starwhal, a narwhal space combat game, on PlayStation platforms. As players settle in and discussion turns to the merits of the game’s quirky neon presentation …
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Can Procedural Generation Change Gameplay?
3 years ago

Can Procedural Generation Change Gameplay?

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Procedural generation has had a major impact on game development in recent years. It allows developers to produce vast landscapes like in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011), galactic simulations …
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Striking a Major Chord
3 years ago

Striking a Major Chord

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On 1 October, Minor Key Games released PC platformer Super Win the Game to little fanfare. Despite flying under the critical radar and underperforming commercially at launch, the game hints …
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