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Razer and the future of tech with Tan Min-Liang

We sat down with Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang to talk about the company’s new products, making third-party peripherals cool and what the future of tech in gaming might look like. When trying to get feedback from the community, how easy has it been to interpret their needs and their demands,...

Virtual Reality Pros and Cons – Every headset assessed

There’s a lot going on in the VR world right now, and while the tech isn’t exactly hidden behind closed doors, it’s rare that people get to experience exactly what each headset can do and see precisely what they’re capable of. We asked Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO of VR developer nDreams,...

50 Best Developers In The World

Originally printed in games™ 157 How do you judge greatness? As we took on the task of listing and judging the best developers in the world, we found that simply running them off the top of our heads wasn’t particularly satisfying. We needed a metric to cut through personal preferences...

Has Steam Become Too Powerful?

We’ve never really had much cause to question Valve’s distribution service until recent months. Its large catalogue of games, frequent sales and support for indie developers has made it an increasingly attractive place for game makers and players to call home. The influence of Steam could even be argued to...


Does Steam Have Too Much Power? – Asks games™ 157

With Steam Machines expected later this year, Valve game delivery platform is set to become bigger than ever. It seems like a good time to ask then, is Steam too powerful? How is Valve using its influence? What do developers think of the platform? Is it transparent enough. We get...

The No Console Future

Historically, the videogame industry has been characterised by change. Be it new hardware, new forms of distribution, new types of games or new ways to interact, this is not a medium with a habit of standing still. The only thing that is certain about its future, therefore, is uncertainty. What...