Last week, cliffski once again went on the offensive against the trend of selling games at deeply discounted prices. In We Need to Talk About Unplayed Games, he argued that the constant sales of games results in bad news for everyone.
People buy games based on almost nothing but a screenshot and a low price . . . → Read More: A Shameful Game Backlog, or a Glorious Library?
Ben Kamens is the lead dev of Khan Academy, the incredible free resource for education, recently explained “shipping beats perfection”, one of the organization’s development principles. It’s good reading, plus has pictures of a smiling dog, so you should go read it.
From their principles page:
Scope features down to their core before getting . . . → Read More: Shipping Beats Perfection
My friend Gregg Seelhoff wrote a rant recently called You Lost Me at Buy.
He describes a dinner in which another person immediately rejected a game outright because it isn’t free to play.
We live in a world where there are a glut of freely available games, and a lot of them are high quality. . . . → Read More: On Free Games, the “Gamer” Label, and the Health of the Game Industry
What do you think of my new racy ad?
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. . . → Read More: My Sexy and Provocative Stop That Hero! Ad