Category: Gamedev

Replacing Havok with Bullet

The issue Most people involved in games development have likely heard of Havok Physics: a middleware solution which provides collision detection. HEXTERMINATE used Havok for a long time, as it was free for Windows...

HEXTERMINATE!

  Finally, the game that I have been working on during my spare time is ready for Steam Greenlight’s process! HEXTERMINATE is a space shooter written for PC, putting the player in the role of...

Goodbye, Guerrilla Cambridge

So today I’ve heard that my old studio, Guerrilla Cambridge, has been shut down by Sony. These news bring me great sadness, as that studio was my home for nearly 8 years and there...

RIGS released!

Finally, it is here! RIGS, a PlayStation 4 title exclusive for the Morpheus headset, has been released. Working on this game was an amazing experience, having to create a game in parallel with the...

September development highlights

It has been a busy month in HEXTERMINATE’s universe. I’ve assembled a short trailer to showcase the game, backed as usual by =kontinue’s great sound track! Be sure to check it out. But lets take a...

Implementing 3D audio with FMOD

One of the great things about FMOD is its ability to play sounds in 3D space, internally handling all the details of panning, volume rolloff and Doppler effects without requiring too much trouble from...

Gameplay video and hyperspace

Hello and welcome to HEXTERMINATE’s third devlog. The last week has provided a big jump forward with the project. I’m now collaborating with kontinue for the game’s soundtrack and it is a very promising start...

Flagships and hardcore mode

Hello and welcome to HEXTERMINATE’s second devlog. To start with, a quick update about the state of play: the game is coming together very well, with the save games now working and a considerable...

A first look at HEXTERMINATE

What is HEXTERMINATE? HEXTERMINATE is a top-down space shooter where the player creates and customises his own ship as he undergoes a quest of bringing back the Empire from the brink of destruction. Customisation...

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