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Gamescom hosts fight for the games market

By on August 19, 2011

Nicholas wrote a post for the Wall Street Journal’s TechEurope blog:

Gamescom Hosts Fight for Games Market

The games world is limbering up for its own titanic struggle—a battle of the old versus the new. A battle between the bombast and hype of traditional, high-quality console games and the metrics-led marketing of the new breed of social, browser-based and mobile games. The battleground for this clash is Gamescom, one of the annual conventions of the video games industry…

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I’m responsible for all written content on the site. As a freelance journalist and historian, I write widely on how game design and development have changed in the past, how they will change in the future, and how that relates to society and culture as a whole. I’m working on a crowdfunded book about the Dreamcast, in which I treat three of the game-worlds it hosted as historical places. I also write at Pocketgamer.biz and The Borderhouse.