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Looking Back on Star Wars: Republic Commando and LucasArts With Brett...

Brett Douville, lead programmer for one of LucasArts most beloved and fondly remembered titles, Star Wars: Republic Commando, was kind enough to chat with me about his experience at LucasArts and dive deep into the heart of what the game work.  Come inside to check out my full interview!

The Fathergamer Interviews: Tom Beardsmore of Coatsink

Welcome to the first episode of The Fathergamer Interviews.  In this episode I had the opportunity to chat with Tom Beardsmore-- the CEO and co-founder of Coatsink. They are a passionate and talented games development team working on games for PC, VR, console and mobile, who have grown into a recognized face in the dev community, (as well as the growing VR industry).

Star Wars: Republic Commando Developer Talks Sequel Plans and Sev’s Fate

Fans have long clamored for a sequel to Star Wars: Republic Commando, especially since the ending left on something of a cliffhanger and one character's fate unresolved.  I got the chance to speak with the game's lead programmer Brett Douville who revealed what WOULD have happened to the character if the sequel had happened.  Come inside to check it out!

Looking Back on LucasArts and The Force Unleashed With Haden Blackman...

With Star Wars Battlefront releasing this month and ushering a new era in Star Wars gaming, I reached out to former LucasArts creative director Haden Blackman to discuss a pair of the biggest releases from before the Disney takeover: The Force Unleashed

Why EA’s Closure of Maxis Feels So Wrong

While most of us have been focused on GDC, EA shut down development studio Maxis.  While it’s not the TOTAL end of studio (Maxis Emeryville,  the studio behind SimCity, Spore and The Sims, received the boot) as Maxis will still be operating in a number of other offices spread out across America, the UK, China, India and Finland, the way in which it was handled is what’s making us the most upset. 

Build the Iconic NES Console in LEGO’s New Set

Video Game fans, collectors, and LEGO lovers have something new to look forward to with an impressively detailed NES building set! This morning LEGO...