Tag Archives: loot drop
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 | 23:07 GMT
Former id Software star John Romero has set NeoGAF abuzz by allegedly tagging himself at Square Enix’ Californian offices with the words “now let’s get a deal done”. There are a couple of theories as to what the mysterious message could mean; Romero’s social gaming company, Loot Drop, could be a good fit for Square Enix’s mobile gaming push, but the publisher also owns the rights to Eidos-published properties from Romero’s former studio, Ion Storm. Although Thief and Deus Ex have lived on, a couple of others have been overlooked: the notorious Daikatana and Anachronox. Speculate at will.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 22:42 GMT
Brenda Romero – née Brathwaite – has joined UC Santa Cruz’s Center for Games and Playable Media as game designer in residence. GamePolitics reports the much respected industry veteran and Loot Drop co-founder will act as “an adviser and resource for game design students, faculty, and researchers on campus”, in an 80%, one-year appointment.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 23:09 GMT
Tactical social effort Ghost Recon: Commander has been axed, with developer Loot Drop laying off its the entire team as a result.
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 | 22:31 GMT
They’re both industry legends, they’ve both worked on some of gaming’s most treasured franchises, and now they both have the same surname: Brenda Brathwaite and John Romero got hitched this weekend in a quiet ceremony at Disneyland. The pair have worked together for years, co-founded Loot Drop together, and were engaged earlier this year. Congratulations to both Romeros!
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 12:33 BST
Rovio Stockholm head Oskar Burman has called out the way developers treat Kickstarter, specifically the way they offer themselves up as prizes for high-paying backers.
Wed, May 23, 2012 | 00:25 BST
Mon, May 21, 2012 | 07:35 BST
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 18:37 BST
Ubisoft has dropped some details on its Facebook game, Ghost Recon Commander, as well as some shiny new screenshots and a video to go along with the official announcement.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 01:21 BST
“I don’t want to visit my friends. I want to kill them,” is the legendary Brenda Brathwaite’s approach to helming a Ghost Recon social game.
Tue, May 17, 2011 | 07:57 BST
Industry veteran turned social gaming champion Brenda Brathwaite has said a quantity of social games are made by people who aren’t interested in the games themselves.
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 | 20:15 GMT
Loot Drop co-founder and gaming vet Brenda Brathwaite believes the days of social game development carrying a stigma are slowing going away, as there is a “completely valid market,” for the titles.