Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
February 22, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 

William Volk's Comments

Comment In: [Feature - 11/26/2012 - 04:25]

I did two Avalon Hill ...

I did two Avalon Hill games that ran on the TRS-80. Conflict 2500 and Voyager 1 a FPS of sorts . r n r nNice memory.

Comment In: [News - 05/18/2015 - 04:07]

The article is a good ...

The article is a good read on what happened to these companies, but it misses the main cause of the demise of these games. r n r nSomething called the Internet. r n r nOnce families had access to the web, it was easy for them to simply replace edutainment ...

Comment In: [News - 09/09/2014 - 03:54]

There are a surprising number ...

There are a surprising number of popular simple single-tap games in the iOS App Store. Flappy Bird , it 's sequel Swing Copters , Shoot the Moon and the classic Tiny Wings could all be ported ... but will they and if so .. will users care Well, I made ...

Comment In: [News - 09/10/2014 - 03:32]

There are a surprising number ...

There are a surprising number of popular simple single-tap games in the iOS App Store. Flappy Bird , it 's sequel Swing Copters , Shoot the Moon and the classic Tiny Wings could all be ported ... but will they and if so .. will users care Well, I made ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/22/2014 - 10:24]

Excellent article. r n r ...

Excellent article. r n r nThe sad thing is when you attend these post-mortem sessions at GDC and elsewhere, often the mistakes that are made are the same mistakes we 've seen for decades. There 's a benefit to experience and too often the industry doesn 't get that.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/07/2014 - 03:02]

First off, thank you for ...

First off, thank you for writing this. Most of what we see in the press are the successes, and the truth is that in mobile ... these are outlers. This survivor bias drives people to make irrational projections and leads to exactly the situation we have in mobile gaming today. ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/20/2013 - 12:00]

Our PlayScreen CTO is the ...

Our PlayScreen CTO is the superb Sherri Cuono, who happens to be an expert on casino games as well. This is a GOOD THING.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/31/2013 - 05:13]

Everything in this blog is ...

Everything in this blog is good and true, but the one thing left out is that we 're talking Lottery-sized odds here. For everyone of these examples, there are 1000 's of devs who put out high quality stuff that just didn 't catch fire. r n r nJust like ...

Comment In: [Feature - 04/05/2013 - 04:00]

Monkey Island is my favorite ...

Monkey Island is my favorite adventure game of all time. r n r nIt inspired me.

Comment In: [News - 03/20/2013 - 05:30]

The designers have NOTHING TO ...

The designers have NOTHING TO DO with moving the needle here in AAA gaming . Hence tweeks to existing franchises. r n r nIt 's the publishers. And I don 't blame them. r n r nWith these budgets and the limited channel, companies live or die on the release ...

[Previous] | [Next]