Jeff Sutherland recently wrote about that being agile means getting rid of separate test teams. So why should game testers not be a separate team? Why should most game testers be integrated into the development teams? This is my opinion on the subject.
On Gamasutra today, the annual salary survey shows a smaller-than-average wage gap between the sexes. On Polygon, an expose of the harassment women faces shows a larger problem. But the biggest problem in both articles isn't getting discussed.
Reflections on re-imagining the distinctive soundtrack of a classic videogame
Interactive entertainment lawyer Jas Purewal explains the latest moves in the European Union to regulate free to play games and what it does and doesn't mean for Apple, Google and the games industry.
A simple "rule of thumb" for quick "smell-test" risk assessment of crowdfunded game projects.
Crowdfunding is a fantastic opportunity to introduce such a wide range of games to a wide range of gaming tastes. So is there a way that more confidence can be built into that relationship?
so much progress has been made on my "DELTA 9" PROJECT
Designing a game with an appropriate difficulty curve is something really hard, but what happens when you try to scale difficulty, but without a curve?
Making a game is rarely a straightforward process, and if so odds are the maker did not care enough. Game design is much like an ecosystem; we can see the birth and death of many ideas through the evolution of the design. Here are examples.
A review of four studies examining preferences for video games and video game genres.
Letter Quest was originally released on PC and Mac for $9.99. After a lot of careful consideration (and very low sales), we lowered the price to $4.99, and would like to explain the reasoning behind the decision.
Could you successfully improve people’s ability to focus and concentrate by playing challenging side-scrolling platform brawlers?