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Heroes and Zeroes–were my 2011 predictions right?
At the London Games Conference 2011, I was asked to predict 4 heroes and four zeroes in an era of digital transition. With LGC 2012 just round the corner, where I am going to come up with...
- Posted 195 days ago
What share does the platform take?
The GAMESbrief revenue forecasting spreadsheet is aimed at forecasting gross revenues. Many people have asked me to include the cut taken by the platform holder since, in effect, these costs are always taken out.
- Posted 536 days ago
The digital transition–Who is a hero and who is a Zero
If you’re reading this as it is posted, I should be taking the stage at the London Games Conference to convince 200 gaming industry bigwigs of the companies that I think are going to be winners or...
- Posted 556 days ago
Maybe Sony does get digital: the case for the defence
Last week, I wrote that Sony didn't understand the threat that it faces. This week, I put the opposite case: that Sony's experiments and product launches shows that it understands the issues, and is making valiant attempts...
- Posted 787 days ago
nDreams launches the Aurora space in PlayStation Home
PlayStation Home is moving beyond being a place where advertisers pay money to build 3D items and becoming a gaming destination in its own right. The latest launch is nDreams Aurora space.
- Posted 788 days ago
Alternate Reality Games in PlayStation Home – is the platform coming of age?
DISCLAIMER: I’m a non-executive director at nDreams. nDreams announced today that it had had 5 million visits to Xi, the Alternate Reality Game that launched in March 2009, The game, which combined puzzles and mini-games in Home...
- Posted 1334 days ago
Sony embraces Web 2.0, alternate reality, in PlayStation Home
Damn. First I start becoming a cheerleader for Eidos, and now I applaud something that Sony is doing to embrace Web 2.0. Change is in the air. But first a disclaimer. I’m going to talk about Xi,...
- Posted 1517 days ago