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  • Why Candy Crush is a success that can’t be copied

    I think Candy Crush Saga is more sophisticated than many people give it credit for.

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • The Wall Street Journal Tech Cafe, featuring me on the State of the Games Industry

    The Wall Street Journal are running their TechCafe event this year. It’s a two day show on 26th and 27th September at the Rotary Bar and Diner at 70 City Road, London, EC1Y 2BY. The event is...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Gamescom hosts fight for the games market

    The games world is limbering up for its own titanic struggle—a battle of the old versus the new. A battle between the bombast and hype of traditional, high-quality console games and the metrics-led marketing of the new...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Gamification: hype or game changer

    I was at the Gamification conference yesterday hosted by Playgen as part of the Digital Shoreditch week. I tweeted a lot during talks from Rick Gibson, Raf Keustermans, Sebastian Deterding and Richard Bartle. So much so that...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • 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 8 years ago
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  • Yes, we’re in a bubble

    A couple of months ago, I wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal arguing that valuations in the social games space were “frothy”, but we weren’t in a bubble yet. I’ve changed my mind (and written another...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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