The games industry media has been taking notice of dot big bang recently, with several interesting articles popping up in various outlets. First up, the PrestonPlayz Would You Rather collab was featured on prominent esports and gaming portal Dexerto. Next, two interviews with dbb’s CEO Robert Anderberg appeared on prominent industry news and analysis site gamedeveloper.com, and in long-running print magazine 3D World.
The Dexerto piece featured an interview with Preston, the superstar YouTuber who collaborated on an instant-hit Would You Rather game with dot big bang. “When I was first sent the game, I was amazed with how quick I got to play,” said Preston. “You really click a link and can jump into such an immersive world. It runs smooth, looks great, and the team behind it knows what they are doing.” Read the full article here.
The Game Developer article was in-depth piece in which the writer, Bryant Francis, described how dot big bang helped him to attain a new understanding of browser-based gaming.
“Dot big bang isn’t the first game-making platform that doubles as a gaming playground, but its browser-based tech is the first one to help me understand the phenomenon,” said Francis. “It’s not just a fun tool to use on your own—there’s magic in using a tool that can feel like a multiplayer game as well.” Read the full piece here.
Finally, Anderberg was interviewed for 3D World magazine, a long-running game development title that launched in the year 2000. dot big bang’s mascot Doodle was featured on the cover of the magazine to tease the article, which describes dot big bang as “the multiplayer project that is rewriting what it means to be a game developer.” The full piece can be read in the physical or digital edition of the magazine. It’s the June 2022 issue, numbered 286. Click here to check it out.