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Dream-Sculpting with your PS4

…the heart of Dreams will be a sculpting system that gives players tactile, intuitive motion-based or gamepad tools to create almost anything from templates or 3D shapes. Think AutoCAD but for normal, impatient human beings: you can start with a sphere, pop holes for eyes with the corner of a cube, and carve out a […]
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“Mozilla Offers Up a Million Dollars in Awards to Open-Source Projects…”

The Mozilla Foundation has had a grant program in place for many years intended to fund open-source projects, but, on Friday, CEO Mitchell Baker announced “a new level of support” in the form of $1,000,000 in awards to be distributed among 10 to-be-determined open-source projects by Dec. 12.”The Mozilla Open Source Support program is designed […]
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“Watch This Software Learn to Play Super Mario World Better Than You Can”

A quick YouTube search reveals countless Super Mario World speedruns by some of the game’s most skilled players. And MarI/O can keep up with the best of them, even though it’s actually just a piece of advanced learning software made up of virtual neural networks. Created by Seth Bling, a developer who also happens to […]
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What Do Video Games Look Like Without Money?

So why is the showcase called Parallels? I suppose it comes down to this: we all know what videogames look like in the mainstream, with big budgets, big ambitions, and big audiences. It’s up to us, though, to try and show you what they look like under the surface, where there’s no production manager worried […]
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Freeplay + ACMI’s 2015 Parallels Indie Game Showcase

So I can finally now officially let another embargo-cat-out-of-the-squirming-news-bag: Pluto is part of this fabbo Freeplay Independent Games Festival Showcase! Andy Campbell and I will be presenting exclusive in-game footage at this stellar event. As the official press-blurb says: “Come to PARALLELS 2015 on October 24 at 7.30pm, where Freeplay and ACMI will be presenting […]