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How large is the online and mobile games market?
Online and mobile gaming are growing rapidly to become ever more powerful and influential markets.
- Posted 518 days ago
Whales, Dolphins and Minnows – the beating heart of a free-to-play game
The secret to a free-to-play game is not volume. It is not about getting millions of users and relying on only a tiny percentage of that enormous volume to cover your costs. It is about understanding the power-law....
- Posted 553 days ago
Improve your revenue with the GAMESbrief free-to-play game forecasting spreadsheet
I am a great believer in the “Keep it Simple” principle. I am often asked which metrics I consider most important. Clients and developers seem to expect me to rattle off a list of dozens, scores, maybe...
- Posted 594 days ago
Recent pronouncements from Nintendo and Sony show they don’t even understand the threat they face
Satoru Iwata and Andrew House have recently talked about how changes in the games industry are a damaging to quality and threaten our industry. The problem is that they are cherry-picking their datapoints, and are missing the bigger...
- Posted 797 days ago
Guest post: Surprise development yesterday stops January’s new ‘Online Youth Protection’ laws in Germany
This is a guest post from Konstantin Ewald, partner at Osborne Clarke, a law firm with a strong games practice. Games publishers operating in the German market do not now have to apply substantial new German Online...
- Posted 887 days ago
Guest Post: What you need to know about Youth Protection rules for games in Germany
This is a guest post from Konstantin Ewald, partner at Osborne Clarke, a law firm with a strong games practice. Since this post was written, two German states failed to ratify the law. The situation is currently...
- Posted 887 days ago
The CHIPS are down: UK independent games retailer Chipsworld enters liquidation
MCV today reports that CHIPS has gone bust, with the loss of 29 jobs at head office and at its wholly owned stores. The company is at pains to point out that its franchise stores are not...
- Posted 1028 days ago