All posts by chad waller

In no particular order: Novelist Frontman to the death metal project, Inonum Drunk Game Developer Co-founder of Dual Wield Software Metalhead DRunk but with a capital R Moron Chad Waller is the co-founder of the two-man video game studio, Dual Wield Software. They’ve released their first game–The Land of Glass–on Steam and are starting work on their second. He has also put out a melodic death metal album titled Follow the Witch, which can be downloaded for free on bandcamp. Finally, he writes books.

Aliens: Colonial Marines: Sega Accuses Gearbox of False Advertisement

The Sega/Gearbox lawsuit over the false marketing of Aliens: Colonial Marines rages onward, proving once again that the middle school drama surrounding the game is more interesting than the game itself. Today marked Sega’s turn at calling Gearbox a big, dumb doodyhead. Continue reading Aliens: Colonial Marines: Sega Accuses Gearbox of False Advertisement

World of Warcraft Prices go up in the UK

Blizzard is increasing World of Warcraft’s monthly subscription fee in the United Kingdom according to a post on Battle.net, Blizzard’s official forum. These price increases will coincide with Warlords of Draenor, World of Warcraft’s fifth expansion. Continue reading World of Warcraft Prices go up in the UK

Darksiders 3 is still a Possibility

The fate of the Darksiders franchise has been up in the air lately. THQ went bankrupt in 2012 and auctioned off Darksiders to Nordic Games in 2013, leaving those who worked for Vigil Games to the fend for themselves. After an unpaid 18 month stint with Crytek, what remained of the founding team left to form their own studio called Gunfire Games.

Now their own independent studio, Gunfire Games is looking for its next project, and according to an interview with Polygon, that could be a return to Darksiders. Continue reading Darksiders 3 is still a Possibility

Sony Dismisses EA’s Subscription Model as Lacking Value

Yesterday, EA announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring Access, a $4.99/$29.99 a year subscription service that grants access to EA’s “Vault” library (includes FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Peggle 2, and Battlefield 4). Today, Sony spoke out to Game Informer, explaining why they turned down the service. Continue reading Sony Dismisses EA’s Subscription Model as Lacking Value

Dual Wield Software Dev Diary: When Humble Beginnings Grow

Hi, I’m Chad Waller, developer of the upcoming game The Regret of Vitrerran. If my name sounds familiar, it’s because I’m a writer for this site. That said, I wanted to give a small developer’s blog about my upcoming title which is currently being Kickstarted. Vitrerran is a real-time card game with bits and pieces of influence from the likes of Megaman, Super Smash Bros., Baten Kaitos, Final Fantasy, and Magic the Gathering while still being something very different. Continue reading Dual Wield Software Dev Diary: When Humble Beginnings Grow

Alien: Isolation Will Have Full-Stealth Gameplay… Maybe

Early in Alien: Isolation’s marketing career, someone let slip that the horror game would have guns and more human enemies alongside the Xenomorph. That news was alarming and the cause for some concern to many players hoping for a true survival-horror experience. Today, in an interview with GamesTM, Lead Designer Garry Napper has eliminated some of that concern. Continue reading Alien: Isolation Will Have Full-Stealth Gameplay… Maybe