Posts Tagged ‘Games Industry’

The Games Industry has No Clue

So apparently a games industry survey run in the lead-up to the London Games Conference revealed that Steve Jobs is seen as the person with the highest influence on the shape of video games today and the iPhone as the product that has shaped video games the most. What the …?

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Innovation and Diminishing Returns

It has been pointed out a lot (as recently as yesterday by fellow blogger Straw Fellow in a comment here) that modern games tend to have a lot of polish but very little innovation. Barring a few indie titles, this is certainly true. One could argue, however, that this is absolutely normal for a maturing […]

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Don’t Fear the Dollar App

Roughly two months ago, Mike Capps of Epic Games told IndustryGamers that “If there’s anything that’s killing us [in the traditional games business] it’s dollar apps”. This quote has been thrown around a lot since, but I really have a hard time believing it. My phone is quite able to play these cheap games and […]

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