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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 539 days ago
Will the PSN debacle slow the rush to digital distribution of games?
That was the question I was asked by The Wall Street Journal last week. I’m inclined to think that it is a speed bump, not a derailment. It is a real problem for Sony but it is...
- Posted 750 days ago
Self-publishing lessons learned from David Amor of Relentless Studios
Welcome to the ninth in a series of 12 posts from games developers who have taken the brave step into self-publishing. They have all contributed to How to Publish a Game, and you can get the first...
- Posted 1035 days ago
Self publishing lessons learned from James Brooksby of Doublesix Studios
Welcome to the eighth in a series of 12 posts from games developers who have taken the brave step into self-publishing. They have all contributed to How to Publish a Game, and you can get the first...
- Posted 1042 days ago
Which platform is winning the online war?
Last week, I posted about the market forecasts for online games in 2010. I focused on new versus old gaming, and looking at different market sizes. Today, I’d like to look at the market share of the...
- Posted 1059 days ago
Death of the PlayStation: Why Sony’s “evolving” televisions spell the end of the console
Sony has announced plans for a television service that evolves. In the Financial Times today, Sony CEO and Chairman Sir Howard Stringer said “Sony will have a one-to-one relationship with … customers to offer subscription services, cloud...
- Posted 1279 days ago
DoubleSix releases PSN sales figures and urges the platform holders to do the same
Why are the platform holders (Sony, Microsoft, Apple, Nintendo) so coy about releasing hard numbers about units sold for their platforms? We are working in the great unknown here. Developers and publishers are trying to make investment...
- Posted 1392 days ago