Andrew Spearin's Blog
By day, I am redefining digital products for Canada's largest newspaper chain.
By night, I am the Community Manager for Insurgency, by New World Interactive.
Identifying the iPad 2's impact for gaming.
In 'The Auteur Forum: Mechner and Chahi on Inspiration,' I recognize a provocative perspective to accept outside experience as more beneficial when it comes to designing games than experience gathered on the inside. I decided to share my personal example.
A photo story of the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 midnight release in Toronto, Canada.
The convergence, acceptance, and treatment of games by the mainstream media shifts from being a novelty of the Tech section, into the Arts.
Andrew Spearin's Comments
[Blog - 05/05/2014 - 06:03]
Perhaps there needs to be ...
Perhaps there needs to be greater recognition for games that actually have emerged from the process stronger, rather than focusing attention on the ones that either die on the vine or sell over a 1,000,000 copies. r n r nIt 's a viable business and development model that when it ...
[News - 03/19/2014 - 12:38]
[Blog - 07/31/2013 - 07:07]
[News - 07/04/2013 - 06:59]
This is exciting news. Twitch ...
This is exciting news. Twitch is rapidly opening up accessibility to spectate games, and we 'll see how design can turn spectating itself into a... game. Dota 2 may be a start, but with the recent Twitch SDK and API release combined with this new Steam integration - other games ...
[Blog - 05/16/2013 - 06:50]
Jonathon, thank you for the ...
Jonathon, thank you for the sentiments We certainly are walking the line when it comes to advertising to a broader audience while we 're in the Early Access stage. As Jeremy mentioned, we will increase promotion once we hit Beta and feel that the gameplay is in the sweet spot ...
[News - 02/02/2011 - 08:31]
The fundamentals of what Call ...
The fundamentals of what Call of Duty is hasn t changed for years -- and it would be a mistake to mess that winning formula up in any way. Sticking to a formula is... innovation Consumers are not required to accept an image that a publisher is thrusting towards them. ...