Creating a cover for your upcoming video game isn’t as easy as it looks. Unless it utilises the chin down, eyes up approach (Best for job interviews). And then you get the video game covers of software pirates. You’ve seen them before, at flea markets and at the robots. Hastily printed covers, sometimes the wrong one, in washed colours and cheap paper. And then you get the video game pirate covers of Syrian Games, which takes terribad to a new level.
There’s been a maelstrom of rumours floating about regarding what sort of hardware the next generation of consoles will be packing - as well as what sort of hardware’s been abandoned. Possibly (though probably not) set to be introduced at E3 this year, Microsoft and Sony’s new consoles will have to be stuffed with cutting edge technology to compete with the ever-increasing power PC’s can offer.
Here’s what the developers behind Battlefield 3 - who recently won a “best technology” award for their Frostbite 2 engine - want to see in the next crop of gaming hardware.