The History of Gearbox & How Their Games Began
Gearbox Software was founded in 1999 by Randy Pitchford, Brian Martel, Stephen Bahl, Landon Montgomery and Rob Heironimus, all former developers of the cringingly-named studio “Rebel Boat Rocker”, a studio that never managed to release a single game. Before this, core members of the group worked for studios such as 3D Realms and Bethesda Softworks.Gearbox’s first few projects might come as a surprise to some, being a mostly unproven studio without a single game to their name up to this point outside of their early efforts in well-established studios (which might be what got them the gig). Developing official expansions and
The History of Valve & How Their Games Began
Valve Corporation was born on August 24th, 1996 founded by former Microsoft employees Mike Harrington and Gabe Newell.In Valve's early days, the company's structure was similar to most development team, driven by the development of physical games released to a level of quality under a deadline by their then publishers. In 2000, a few years after the release of their first commercial game, Mike Harrington left the company. The company’s focus has changed largely in recent years to the development of their Steam software and hardware such as the HTC Vive.Half-LifeTheir first release under the Valve name came in 1998. The
Half-Life 3 wouldn't conclude the story of the series
Screenwriter who worked on the story for never released third episode of Half Life 2 said that this game would also ended on a cliffhanger.One of the reasons why everyone awaits the return of the Half-Life series and the arrival of Half Life 3 is because the story of Gordon Freeman and his companion Alyx Vance was abruptly halted after three chapters. In addition to expectations that the next Half-Life will be the best game ever, fans expect the continuation of the story that has a lot of open questions.However, ten years later, it is clear that Half-Life 3 is not
10 Iconic Female Video Game Characters
Femme Fatale has always looked good on pixels. Be it sex appeal or just outright badassery, these video game women has made huge waves in the gaming community. Faith, Mirror's EdgeMirror’s Edge is on top as one of the best games I have ever played in my life, and Faith plays a big role for all that acclaim. Athletic to the core and possessing a hatred towards the corrupt government, Faith is the ultimate definition of female badassery. While experiencing the adrenaline of parkouring above the buildings of Mirror’s Edge, Faith’s physical strength makes you forget you’re not controlling a male character.