Neil Thompson: “BioWare Strives To Better What Has Gone Before”

From the WipEout titles to Dragon Age III, industry veteran Neil Thompson has always worked at the cutting-edge of gaming. Now installed as Director of Art & Animation at BioWare, he spoke exclusively to FMV Magazine about the studio’s strengths, the sad closure of his old stomping ground Sony Liverpool, and his ambitions for the future of Dragon Age and Mass Effect. When racing game specialist Bizarre Creations was due to close in early... Read More

Opinion: Has Horror Taken Over Mainstream Gaming?

Many have suggested that serious horror titles have all but disappeared from today’s gaming landscape, but Mark Butler argues that horror themes and influences have come to permeate many of the medium’s biggest titles and franchises. The story of horror gaming over the past 25 years or so is not just one of evolution within the genre; it is also a tale of near-unprecedented, wider influence on the video games medium as a whole. Horror... Read More