The Circle Interview: Creator Gabe Cuzzillo On How Ape Out Changed During 5 Years Of Development

  By Elizabeth Ballou Ape Out, independent developer Gabe Cuzzillo’s latest beat-’em-up game, is a smash hit – literally. Playing the titular ape, players smash, blast, and scramble through gauntlets of guards as they escape captivity. Isaac Espinosa, who reviewed Ape Out for the Critics Circle, wrote that the game was “sure to bring out…

Why Weren’t These GDC Events Sufficiently Covered? A Look At Teaching Speculative Game Design, The G4C Accelerator And Making Personal Games

By Elizabeth Ballou The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) wrapped up its mammoth week-long roster of videogame talks and showcases in San Francisco. Some of the biggest GDC news, like the announcement of Google’s Stadia service or the fight between Steam and the Epic Store, has already been chewed over by dozens of gaming sites.…