E3 2011 Hopes and Expectations

E3 LogoOnce again the biggest video game trade show of the year is almost upon us. E3 2011, taking place June 7-9, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA promises to be one of the most interesting in some time. I’m expecting lots of details on Project Café from Nintendo, a date and price for the NGP from Sony and eagerly anticipate seeing where Microsoft will take the Kinect platform.

I thought I’d take a moment to go over what I expect to see and what I hope to see from “the big three” at this year’s expo and some of the more prevalent rumours floating about. In general terms of content relevant to Game Forward, I’m expecting Augmented Reality (AR) to be big this year and for Kinect for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Move titles to dominate their respective system’s first party lineups. Read More...

FWD Progress: Back in the Game

Portal 2 CoverWell, we finally got it done. After months of talking about it and incurring a few setbacks, Nathalie and I finally got the site rebuilt. I completely uninstalled the old core and built the current version of Game Forward from the ground up. I’ve still got some adjustments to make, but I’m pretty happy with the way it looks and runs so far.

Of course, the process of changing the look and functionality of the site is never as cut and dry as I’d like it to be and there were some really tedious things we needed to do by hand. This ate up the time we’d normally use to write, but we’re finally ready to get back to producing content. Read More...

Link FWD: Hardware and Software Developers

Game Forward LogoSince its inception in 2008, Game Forward has been collecting links related to Serious Games, Health & Fitness Games, Educational Games, Game Accessibility and Virtual Worlds. This article will serve as a link repository that will be updated and edited on a monthly basis. 

We have separated our links into three categories; Education and Research, Groups and Organizations and Hardware and Software Developers. If you feel that a link to your website should be included by Game Forward, please leave a comment below or send a detailed e-mail to links[at]gamefwd[dot]org. Please note that we are not interested in participating in advertising-style link exchanges and have set up these articles as a resource for people interested in the subjects we cover. Thank you for your co-operation. Read More...