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[Gamesbriefers] Low to high, or high to low?
A GAMESbrief reader asked whether he should list his virtual currency from most expensive to least expensive in his store, or the other way round. What advice do you have for developers thinking about how to lay...
- Posted 5 days ago
[Gamesbriefers] Is there a good way to sunset a game?
What do you think the impact of sunsetting games will be on consumer comfort with spending money on virtual goods. Is there a “good” way of shutting down? Is it an inevitability of online games, particularly in...
- Posted 13 days ago
[Gamesbriefers] Are there upsides to the OFT investigation into F2P?
Now that the initial surprise has passed, what are your feelings on the OFT investigation? Is this kind of scrutiny inevitably going to be problematic for the industry, or are there potential upsides to the investigation? What...
- Posted 24 days ago
[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?
- Posted 34 days ago
[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 61 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...
- Posted 67 days ago
[Gamesbriefers] How can Sony make the PS4 great for free-to-play games?
Naughty Dog has just announced that Uncharted 3 multiplayer will be free-to-play on PlayStation Network. Sony has not yet announced how it will be handling F2P on PS4, but it is showing signs of being open to...
- Posted 76 days ago