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I'm a game developer, and I enjoy learning about what makes good games, too. My favorite overall "game making" company is Nintendo, and I especially like the Pikmin series. I'm a longtime Kirby fan, but anything that's unique and interesting will get my attention.

I'm looking forward to mastering the Animal Crossing Villager on Smash Bros U!


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Posted by Darius Drake on Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:54:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production
Why is Nintendo doing things that seem counter-intuitive? And do they actually see potential in the Wii U for the years to come? Read this blog post for my opinion.

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Comment In: [Blog - 02/08/2014 - 10:19]

Oh, okay. I saw read ...

Oh, okay. I saw read some news about the game, too. You 're welcome. :D

Comment In: [Blog - 02/13/2014 - 09:33]

And of course, Jay, you ...

And of course, Jay, you gave some examples of how the Oculus Rift was already changing the way games are or could be played. So there is a good possibility that the Rift will have an affect on game mechanics, not just visuals and feel. By the way, great article. ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/09/2014 - 11:02]

Here 's an interesting way ...

Here 's an interesting way to look at balance: the game itself could be looked at as the real world, while developer intervention like adding patches to nerf or add content could be thought of as government assistance. r n r nWhen you nerf an ability as you say, that ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/13/2014 - 10:18]

I think the hypothesis the ...

I think the hypothesis the Reggie will be eating a banana is a good guess. :P r nDon 't forget Kirby Triple Deluxe I 'm guessing that 'll get a release date.

Comment In: [Blog - 02/07/2014 - 08:51]

Haha, nice little takeaway--simple. You ...

Haha, nice little takeaway--simple. You 're right splitting up big goals into little ones is good for game design, and that is what almost every game does.