April 10, 2015

Embracing the Mute Switch

After more than a decade of running an audio production company for games, and evangelizing, promoting, and praising the virtues and importance of music, sound effects, and voice over in game play experiences, I have to admit that the irony behind this blog entry is a bit uncanny.…
April 3, 2015

Role of Haptics in Virtual Reality

As anyone can guess, virtual reality was undoubtedly the hot button topic of this year’s GDC. Even though the industry is still in its infancy stage, it is predicted to be a $150B market by 2020. One significant note of difference with years past was there was a new tone and…
February 26, 2015

The DRAMATIC rise in Video Content

Earlier this year, Tim Peterson from AdAge covered the rise in video content posted on Facebook. The statistic is pretty eye opening – “People around the world are posting 75% more videos to Facebook than they did a year ago.” What does this mean for the video industry as…
June 9, 2014

Watch Dogs Creates a Sense of Hyper Reality

Watch Dogs has been the talk of the town in the gaming world lately. Going into E3 this week, I’m reminded of when I first saw the Watch Dogs game trailer at the show in 2012. I knew it was going to push the limits of immersive game play. Throughout the game, it is clear that the game…