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Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

arcadehero April 27, 2016 0

(Thanks to Dean Wenzel and Mike Louie for both providing a couple of tips here) Ms. Pac-Man- the most recognizable game characters and names in the arcade business. There are plentiful reasons for that, one

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Retro Arcade Postmortems from GDC

Retro Arcade Postmortems from GDC

arcadehero April 4, 2013 4

(Image via g4tv.com) The Game Developers Conference is a great place for “postmortems”, or where a developer looks back at the development process for a title that they worked on. Insight is given as

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Game Designing The Atari Way + Crazy Arcade Flyers

Game Designing The Atari Way + Crazy Arcade Flyers

arcadehero July 7, 2012 1

This would have been great to share last month but as the saying goes, “better late than never”. While I’ve been on the Starcade site before, I have never seen this series of behind-the-scenes

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A Lesson In Arcade Game Design

A Lesson In Arcade Game Design

arcadehero December 23, 2011 4

newsfeed 1147 via Arcade games have always in a class of their own in how they present themselves and how they are played. There are certain things that work best in video games found

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Game Design Essentials: 20 Atari games

Shaggy June 1, 2008 2

I’ve never held back on the fact that I’m an Atari fan at heart and I always have been – that doesn’t mean that I don’t appreciate games from other companies, I just happen

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