All publications for 06.09.2023
Tim Cain on using AI in game development to “make more reactive and richer games with people” rather than replacing them
Tim Cain, co-creator of classic RPGs like Fallout and Arcanum, has opened up about AI and its role in game development. Here is what he thinks about how LLMs and other technologies can benefit humans rather than replace them.
Starfield becomes Bethesda’s third biggest Steam launch, peaking at 250k concurrent players and getting 86% user rating
Starfield is the first new IP created by Bethesda in nearly 30 years. The game has finally launched globally on PC and Xbox, receiving generally favorable reviews from players and showing some great numbers.
Swen Vincke on why BG3 draws new audience to RPGs and Larian’s respect for players: “We have a lot of player empathy”
One month after the global release of Baldur’s Gate 3, Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke has summed up some results of the successful launch and shared his thoughts on what makes the game appealing to a wider audience. He also discussed future plans and the studio’s empathy for the players.