Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Starcraft 2 Death Animations

Starcraft II will be featuring multiple death animations for each unit in the game. In an effort to make the game become more alive the animation team at Blizzard has put in some time to animate some of the finer aspects of the game. In this Starcraft 2 Death Animations Video, which demonstrates some of the death animations, features a protoss carrier being shot out of the sky, several zerg units dying, and even what a skirmish might look like.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Duke Nukem Forever Developer 3D Realms Shuts Down

Many people have been anticipating the next installment of Duke Nukem 3D since its original release in 1996. Now it seems that these people may never see that wish come true. 3D Realms, the creator of several popular games such as Wolfenstien 3D and most notably Duke Nukem, has finally closed its doors after due to lack of funding. The fate of Duke Nukem Forever, which has been in development for over 12 years, is still uncertain but many believe the closing of 3D Realms may be the final nail in the coffin.

Read the full story of 3D Realms and Duke Nukem Forever here at the PC Game Tech blog.