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 - 04/09/2015 - 01:36]
@Duvelle r n r nJust ...
@Duvelle r n r nJust go back to pro-controller, maybe with motion-control inside, and sell the gamepad as an optional extra. Make current Wii U gamepads also work with the new device. Only hardcore fans are going to buy old, backward-compatible titles from Wii U era anyway. r n r ...
[News - 04/10/2015 - 07:12]
VOIP works great in games ...
VOIP works great in games that let players self-moderate, and is tied into how you cultivate your community. If you allow players to create their own sub-groups and communities within your game by giving them the tools, then voice works great For example, in counterstrike, people have to pay for ...
[Blog - 04/06/2015 - 01:43]
My experience has been that ...
My experience has been that WiiU is easier to get on than Xbox or PS4, but that might just be the down to the specifics of how I went about it
[News - 03/25/2015 - 05:00]
6 months to a year ...
6 months to a year of negative cash flow is optimistic for a company making original video games
[News - 03/17/2015 - 06:04]
So you construct your spaceship ...
So you construct your spaceship on your phone on the train home, then hop on your Nintendo console to launch it into battle on arriving back That 's the sort of deeper, more integrated experience that spans mobile and console, which my reading of this hints at but then again ...
[News - 03/04/2015 - 03:27]
I definitely subscribe to this ...
I definitely subscribe to this idea of device-agnostic platforms being the future. I still think it 'll eventually need Windows to run on 3rd party mobile hardware. As stupid as this 'll sound now, it 's the principle that I can download the Windows Store, and through it, all those ...