How Can I Play It?: Shantae

Last week, I spoke to Shantae lead designer Matt Bozon about his series’ origins, history, and evolution. The original Game Boy Color title debuted in 2002, but the concept behind the game…

Freelancer

Freelancer is considered one of the last classic, open spacefaring games before the genre went dormant for roughly a decade. It was released in 2003 to critical fanfare and lackluster…

2017 Goals and Ambitions

So 2017 is finally here and with it comes reflection and a continued ambition to improve from experience and lessons learned in 2016. I’d just like to start off by…

Space Shuttle Re-entry

When Garry Kitchen and a bunch of other Activision programmers left the company, they founded Absolute Entertainment in 1986, following a grand tradition of naming their new venture higher in…