You may have extrapolated from my videos and references to DDR that my favorite video game genre is the rhythm genre.
If so, you’d be dead wrong. In fact, that title goes to 3D platformers.
I grew up playing games like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Psychonauts, Jak and Daxter, and Sly Cooper; games like these are among my all-time favorites.
Maybe it’s because I love parkour. Maybe it’s because we had “Who can jump off the highest thing” contests at recess in 3rd grade and I now have brain damage. Who knows?
So when my friend Quinton showed me the Kickstarter page for a new 3D platformer called A Hat In Time, and pretty much yelled, “Take my money!” on the spot and became a backer.
Check out this video to see why I’m so excited for this game:
To see more gameplay footage, check out the video below the third interview question. It’s pretty awesome.
The 3D platforming genre has all but died out in the last few years, so seeing a game like this being developed is pretty much a dream come true.
The game itself isn’t the only cool thing about this project; I was also excited to learn about Gears for Breakfast – the team behind it. Not only do some of the team members hold down full-time jobs, but others are still students!
When I learned that, I got the idea to interview the Gears for Breakfast team. Read More…