This week's roundup includes pieces on Disco Elysium & Pistol Whip, as well as articles or videos on the science of addiction, Japanese arcades, cryptography in Mario Maker 2, and lots more besides.
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I publish broadly. Opinions are mine.
In episode 10, Jeremy talks about Steve Wozniak's influence on the indie game industry and why, of the two Steves, it is Wozniak that more people need to emulate in our local area to bring about the great change and prosperity the startup community seeks.
Following its strongest quarter in Q2, the mobile battle royale segment outside of mainland China is showing signs of weariness.
If you plan on jumping into Unity Addressables Pooling, be careful. You better make sure the object pool is not empty.
This week's roundup includes impressions and reviews of a whole bunch of big holiday titles, from Death Stranding through Luigi's Mansion 3 to Modern Warfare and beyond, as well as neat pieces on food in games, Junji Ito's influence on our medium, & lots