We’ve Created Class Divides In Gaming

Upper, middle, and lower class. These are the terms with which we define society both in modern times and when we study history. We use them to describe people’s economic…

GDC Indie Spotlight

GDC 2016 had so much to cover, it’s stretched this long. We did, however, save the best for last here at Oatboat, waiting to unleash the top 10 indie games…

GDC: In Retrospect

Going into GDC 2016, we had a lot of expectations. The Game Developer’s Conference is obviously a work conference, aiming to help developers cultivate new techniques, helpful advice, and make…

GDC: Going Dutch

GDC 2016 was filled with events to attend, if you knew just where to look, whether it was invitations in your inbox, word of mouth from newfound friends, or even…

GDC Highlights: 30 Years In Games

Attending the “30 Years of Making Games” session, we immediately felt what we wanted to desperately feel: nostalgia. Sitting in the middle, listening to the excitement of speaking developers as…

GDC Highlights: The Truth About VR

Going to GDC, we knew VR would be a major talk point this year. The areas of coverage focusing on the good abound, but what about the negative? Not to…

GDC Updates

Oatboat has hand-selected the indie devs we will be spotlighting! If you’ve heard from us, and we’ve scheduled a meeting, we’d like to say thank you for taking the time.…

GDC Interviews With Oatboat

Upon the announcement that we will be covering GDC, Oatboat has received many, many emails regarding indie games asking for an interview with us. Due to the volume of emails flooding…

Polls And Their Help In Development

Recently, Mark Darrah, the executive producer on Dragon Age, took to Twitter to create a poll. He asked players if they would ever consider playing “a Dragon Age Tactics game,”…

Announcement: Oatboat To Attend GDC Next Month

That’s right, readers, Oatboat will be attending this year’s Game Developer’s Conference (GDC)! What Will Be Covered Yours truly will go interview, mingle, and listen to developers talk about the…

Anomaly 1729 Release

Upon releasing on December 30, 2015, Anvil Drop’s Anomaly 1729 has made quite a few people happy on Steam. Getting review ratings of 75 or above, the game has proven to be…

Most Anticipated Upcoming Games of 2016

It’s a new year in gaming, and with that come numerous anticipated games. Everything you saw at E3 that drew your attention, and things that didn’t come into the picture…

The End of Nathan Drake?

There’s some sad news regarding a beloved character today. Judging by the name of the upcoming game, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, many have guessed that it will see the end of…

Check Out The Developer Room In Fallout 4

PC gamers are at it again. This time, a developer test room was found in Fallout 4. By typing in “coc qasmoke” into command prompts, you get to explore all…