Reimagining Realism in Video Games & Movies

Hideo Kojima, the  Japanese video game designer, screenwriter, director, and producer talks about realism in the Video Game and Movie industry. — October 15, 2017 Apes learn to speak, gain human intelligence and rise in arms against humanity. It’s an absurd premise made even more ridiculous by the fact that the militant apes in War of the Planet of the

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TV Scores Shift Toward Orchestral Music

‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘House of Cards’ composers discuss TV scores’ shift toward the orchestral… — October 10, 2017 Whether you see 2017 as the second or third golden age of television, there’s no doubt that the quality of TV music has surpassed anything that’s come before. This isn’t to discount memorable jingles and tunes from the likes of “Friends,”

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Video Games Releasing In October (2017)

We’re treading deeper and deeper into the video game industry’s busy season. As the holidays approach, the release schedule becomes increasingly chaotic. September was a huge month for video game releases, but October promises an even more hectic flood of major releases. — October 5, 2017  Here’s the full list of October releases: Battle Chasers: Nightwar (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

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College Scholarships for Video Games? It’s Happening

eSports — team video game competition — is coming to more college campuses and some schools are treating these digital leagues like traditional sports, complete with recruiting, on-campus arenas and scholarships to entice students. — October 2, 2017  “There’s a phrase out there — esports is the wild, Wild West,” said Michael Brooks, Executive Director of the National Association of

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