Design Focus: Work is Play
In this limelight this week are sites whose companies develop games for a living. It’s interesting to see how varied all their styles are, as reflected in their homepage designs.
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The site could be tweaked to the latest techniques such as web fonts instead of Cufon but the red-blue contrast, as well as the accent orange and green for the inner pages is nice.
This look hasn’t completely fallen out of favor especially in this genre though I’d like to see a more interactive twist on it.
Minimal and maybe even underdesigned, but I’m with this content-as-design approach. Letting the colorful scenery and unique shapes from each games shine.
This one has all the elements of what’s “in” today, in 2013: responsiveness, big and beautiful photographs, a good pick of typefaces—which is an elegant but edgy enough way of putting the game in this game-related site.
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