Archive for category: games

MOBAs will overtake MMORPGs in F2P revenue this year – EEDAR
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
MOBAs will overtake MMORPGs in F2P revenue this year – EEDAR

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The F2P business model, with its wildly successful market leaders, offers an alluring proposition to many developers. Firstly, the upside is tremendous: F2P allows for an unparalleled audience size, which can be a bedrock for engagement and community." . Read More

Playing games with the media
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Playing games with the media

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The Westport Independent is a "censorship simulator," a game in which players oversee an independent newspaper in the weeks before an authoritarian government takes over all media operations.". Read More

Goodgame Studios quietly becomes one of Germany’s biggest game companies
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Goodgame Studios quietly becomes one of Germany’s biggest game companies

VentureBeat reports "Chances are you haven’t heard of Goodgame Studios. But the game studio in Hamburg has become one of Germany’s biggest game companies, with more than €202 million, or $220 million, in revenues 2014." . Read More

“We have a company objective to get closer to our gamers”
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
“We have a company objective to get closer to our gamers”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "2014 was a difficult year for Ubisoft, plagued by high-profile technical failures and no small amount of bad feeling among gamers and press alike." . Read More

Capitalism killing games and the world – Lanning
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Capitalism killing games and the world – Lanning

GamesIndustry.biz reports "In the nearly two decades since Oddworld Inhabitants released Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee on the first PlayStation in 1997, the world and the video game industry have gone through substantial changes." . Read More

“You have to trust your game, and trust the people to find it”
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
“You have to trust your game, and trust the people to find it”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The video game industry is changing fast, and Kuju Entertainment is determined to change with it. Traditionally a work-for-hire studio, it's teamed up with mobile developers Crash Lab to launch a project that could see it taking an entirely new direction.". Read More

App Marketing: the crucial line item too many app developers miss
/ March 26, 2015 1:42 pm
App Marketing: the crucial line item too many app developers miss

VentureBeat reports "You’re developing what you hope will be a killer utility app or mobile game, you’re past proof of concept, you’re gotten some serious investment dollars, tested, tested, and retested, and are ready to launch. The one thing you may have overlooked? How you’re going to market the damn thing." . Read More

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