James Coote's Blog
Founder and game developer at Crystalline Green Ltd.
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Experiments and experiences of using eye tracking technology from the recent Rolling Eye game jam
Exploring social awkwardness through games
Nintendo plan to create a new "Quality of Life" platform. But what sort of things can a games company like Nintendo bring to the world of fitness and healthcare, and why should we, as an industry, care?
My impressions of the id@london event for Xbox One indie developers
As next gen consoles vie for supremacy, the debate over which is "most indie friendly" has become corrosive and unhealthy. They all have their pros and cons
Sony court indies and set out self publishing "the playstation way" at their Developer Open Day in London
James Coote's Comments
[Blog - 11/10/2015 - 02:42]
Re: Christian Nutt r n ...
Re: Christian Nutt r n r nMy experience has been that when Indies fail financially, they find ways to keep making games and pay the bills contracting, day job for 4 days a week etc . They rarely drop out altogether r n r nFurthermore, the games they 've made ...
[Blog - 11/02/2015 - 03:29]
If you take console sales ...
If you take console sales as a very rough barometer of the health of traditional core gaming, then it 's as popular as ever and getting more so Just that mobile has brought games to the everyone else, so proportionally, it 's a smaller piece of the much expanded pie. ...
[News - 10/23/2015 - 01:46]
That 's what I was ...
That 's what I was thinking also. Once you start getting smart TV 's running Windows 10, with an Xbox app pre-installed, then suddenly Xbox 4 as a physical box starts to look superfluous.
[Blog - 10/21/2015 - 01:23]
I highly recommend the last ...
I highly recommend the last two points in particular. I 've explicitly chosen hobbies that get me out of the house and/or not staring at a screen.
[Blog - 09/15/2015 - 02:41]
I picked maths at A-level, ...
I picked maths at A-level, and I really struggled the first term, so my parents hired a tutor for me. I studied hard and got good grades couple of B 's and an A in statistics . At the start of the second year, I said to my parents I ...
[News - 08/28/2015 - 02:34]
Personally, I think people have ...
Personally, I think people have a natural instinct to play games. It 's just that for most, they 'll play as presented, rather than seeking out games to play. r n r nSo yes, they aren 't going away you can safely ignore the it 's a fad brigade . ...