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[Gamesbriefers] Should you lead on iOS or Android?
If you were starting development on a brand new tablet/mobile game for a new studio, would you lead on iOS or Android and why?
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[Gamesbriefers] What’s EA’s future after Riccitiello?
Question: Yesterday afternoon, John Riccitiello resigned from Electronic Arts, citing poor financial performance in the recent quarter as his reason. Presumably the challenges at The old Republic, SimCity and the social division were part of that decision....
- Posted 63 days ago
[Gamesbriefers] Is alcohol-enhanced spending a problem?
I’ve been playing Hay Day and enjoying it. Level 32 if you’re interested. I’ve even spent money (2 sets of £2.99, which I spent on upgrading my production buildings and storage so they could do more while...
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Free-to-play game design is iterative, responsive and agile. That changes the nature of the programming skills and attitudes that you need. What are the attributes that you look for in a game developer when recruiting?
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[Gamesbriefers] Is it better to go it alone than to trust a publisher with your game?
Three developers recently published an open letter alleging that a UK publisher Lace Mamba had failed to pay the minimum guarantees it had promised, had distributed games in territories where it did not hold the rights and...
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[Gamesbriefers] How should Apple help parents control their kids’ IAP spending?
What should Apple and other platform holders do to eliminate the criticism that IAPs are bought by mistake and what are the best practices that developers should follow to keep their games on the right side of...
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