The Next Big Gaming Platform: SQL Server?!

I realize that I’m normally off-topic, so it’s weird for me to actually be blogging about SQL Server on my vacation… Figures.    I’ve blogged before about the Real Reason™ that most guys my age (at least in the USA) got into software development: video games. Back in my day, they wasen’t even much…

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XNA to the n-th power trumps Gears of War 2 trailer?

I’ve been a closet XNA fan for a while. I’ve been lurking and watching to see how they plan solve some really hard user-generated content problems… “The time has come for the games industry to open its doors to all game creators, enabling anyone to share their creations with the world,” said Schappert. “Our goal…

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Don't hate the game...

Don’t hate the game, hate the…? I won’t finish that famous line, because it would be bad advice to Hollywood. Heh. "The audience on this game is the 18-to-34 demographic, similar to what you’d see in cinemas," quotes an Advertising Age article of Mike Hickey, an analyst at research firm Janco Partners. ”This could last…

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