The Life & Times of Video Games

[Soundbite] Mark Ferrari on gatekeepers and a cancelled X-Men game



November 3rd, 2017  •  11 mins 55 secs  •  Download (11.6 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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The story of a cancelled X-Men TV controller game, as told by former LucasArts illustrator Mark Ferrari, who is a world-renowned and innovative pixel artist responsible for popularising multiple graphical techniques — including dithering, colour cycling, and palette shifting. And an inside look at the downside of having marketing-focused gatekeepers in charge of what products hit store shelves.