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  • Taking your F2P game and making it paid–the story of Jagged Alliance Online

    This is a guest post from Jan Wagner, Managing Director of Cliffhanger Productions. He recently took his F2P game, Jagged Alliance Online, back to being a paid game on Steam and I asked him why. This was...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • big-wheel
    Next week: Business Masterclass in Brighton

    GAMESbrief’s hugely successful Business Masterclass event returns to Brighton next Monday, July 13th. With small class sizes, in-depth presentations from the industry’s top consultant and practical hands-on sessions where you work with your industry peers to apply...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Why Nintendo-DeNA changes everything/nothing, and three pitfalls they’ll need to avoid.

    Today, Nintendo accepted that the world has changed. In a surprise announcement, Nintendo revealed it had negotiated a substantial partnership with DeNA to bring Nintendo IP to smart devices. The companies took equity stakes in each other:...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Premium currency pricing trends and tricks

    This is a guest post cross-posted from Wolfgang’s blog All Work All Play   Most free-to-play games on mobile sell some sort of premium currency: gems in Clash of Clans, donuts in Simpsons Tapped Out, gold in...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Want an example of a good F2P game for core gamers? No problem, here’s 100 of them

    I often get asked to name F2P games that “get it right”. That usually means ones that appeal to core gamers, and are like “how games are meant to be”, which is a shame, because my favourite...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • angrybirdsgo
    Angry Birds Go! is F2P, and I’ve been working on it for ages

    I’m delighted that I can finally talk about a game I’ve excited about all year. It’s called Angry Birds Go!It’s Angry Birds. With downhill kart racing, and it’s free-to-play. It’s not out for another couple of months,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • gb
    Why F2P will win in the mainstream

    Two traditional games journalists discussing games on Twitter today. (I mean traditional as in “schooled in the business of games journalism when it was about boxed releases, printed magazines and PR trips”, not traditional as in “blinkered...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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