Game Design: Secrets of the Masters

Ever wonder how some video game designers are able to consistently raise the bar with each new release for the PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360 and other platforms? From iPhone to Facebook and MMO titles, we recently spoke with the field’s most famous game design visionaries to find out how legends like Mario, Donkey Kong and Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto, The Sims inventor Will Wright and Civilization guru Sid Meier manage to always top the charts.

Released last year, documentary Game Design: Raising the Bar asks top designers and leading experts like Ted Price, Lorne Lanning, John Romero, Chris Taylor and Brad Wardell to offer up their thoughts. Also featured is some eye-opening commentary by luminaries like BioWare creators Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, Gaikai CEO David Perry and thatgamecompany co-founder Kellee Santiago on what new changes in design herald for the business as a whole. Interested in learning more about the secret tricks the masters use to captivate, engage and delight gaming fans with each passing year? Just hit the link above.

About Scott Steinberg
Scott Steinberg is CEO of strategic consulting and product testing firm TechSavvy Global, and a noted keynote speaker and business expert. Hailed as a top tech expert and parenting guru by critics from USA Today to NPR, he’s also an on-air analyst for ABC, CBS and CNN.

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