Of Blood and Death: Vampires in Movies, Video Games, and Fiction

March 21, 2020 — Contrary to popular belief, vampires and bats in popular culture didn’t start with Irish author Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. Pre-historical Chinese cultures viewed bats as good luck signs, while the old Europeans feared it as evil. To some South American civilizations, Camazotz was a vampire bat god. In the Quiché Maya language which is still spoken in Guatemala, Camazotz means “death bat.” LEARN MORE »

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Gamedev 101: The Vertical Slice — How Studios Can Attract Funds

February 22, 2020 — Before any business angel, soft-money bureaucrat, or publishing executive is going to sign off on any funding for a game project, they’ll more often than not expect to see the development team’s creative vision realized in the form of a short and polished playable demo, which in many investor and game publishing circles is referred to as the “vertical slice.” LEARN MORE »

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Why Turn-Based Strategy Gameplay is the Heart of Interactive Entertainment

January 20, 2020 — Turn-based combat and strategic games are, arguably, at the core of gaming. From tabletop board games to JRPGs, turn-based gameplay has always been a defining aspect of video games. Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying the impact this type of gameplay has had — and will continue to have — on video games. LEARN MORE »

Norse Lore: Polar Bears, Yuletide, and Berserker Rituals in the Sagas

December 22, 2019 — Bears were deeply respected animals in the Viking Age, a tradition that likely hailed from pre-historic animism and warrior initiation rituals of ancient Scandinavia and Finland. Historical sources point to a thriving bear cult attested by the many berserker (Old Norse: berserkr) poems available in the Icelandic sagas, while the Goths’ ancient heathen law describes legal matters concerning man-to-man duels that took place in the Old North, known as holmgang (Old Norse: hólmgǫngr). LEARN MORE »

Draugablíkk’s new EP “ÞRÍR: Serpents in the Mist” rolls out on all major music services worldwide

Sweden, November 15, 2019 ⁠— Legendo Music, Swedish cross-media entertainment company Legendo Entertainment’s recently launched music division, today announced Draugablíkk’s three-track EP release “ÞRÍR: Serpents in the Mist” is rolling out this weekend on all major music streaming services and YouTube, beginning today. All the links you need: https://smarturl.it/thrir
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Games That Redefine Games

October 24, 2019 — Video games are set to follow music, film, and TV into the world of subscriptions and streaming, ushering in a new era of rivalries that hinge on content libraries and not technical specs. And this time, two giant corporations that are newcomers to the console party are looking for a slice of the traditional games business. LEARN MORE »


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