A challenge for you: name a popular video game company based in Ecuador. You're struggling, no doubt, since the South American country doesn't exactly have the grandest video game development history -- but one studio is hoping to change all that.
Earlier this month, I got a chance to fly up to Washington and try upcoming sci-fi shooter Destiny at the Bungie offices. Here, a giant, life-sized statue of Master Chief stands tall, casting a shadow.
On the third floor of Nintendo’s US headquarters, next to the conference rooms named after Mario and Donkey Kong, there’s a door that you can’t open. There’s no boss key or warp pipe here—unless you’re one of the handful of people with a high-security keycard, you’re not getting in.
The Flock is interesting for two reasons. Firstly, its horror themed asymmetrical gameplay, and secondly developer Yogelsap is made entirely of students. Valve likes the game so much it's let it skip Greenlight and go straight to Steam.