This week in gaming

Virtual reality coming to PlayStation 4 Sony revealed Project Morpheus, their proprietary virtual-reality headset, at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this week. The headset, which is now seemingly the only competitor to the Oculus Rift in virtual-reality hardware, is still in the prototype phase and will allow PlayStation 4 owners to become […]

Advice on character design from Valve

A design guide for character art in Valve’s popular game “DOTA 2” is available for free on their website.The guide goes through some best practices for creating characters from their game, but the advice can be applied to character design anywhere. Some topics touched on in the guide include color choice, silhouettes, gradients and saturation.Aspiring […]

This week in gaming

[Ed. note]This week is gaming, or TWiG, is a new weekly update that I’ll be posting every Friday. The goal of this post is to give you a brief overview of some of the notable things that have happened in the video game industry over the past seven days. Since this is a new feature for […]