Moving with the Latest Pendulum Swing: Right Before Our Eyes, Another Gaming Industry Transformation

Nick Thomas, CEO and Co-Founder of SomaTone, Inc., is a video games industry veteran and thought leader with 10+ years of proven executive leadership results with a focus on developing strategic industry partnerships, innovating creative outsourcing solutions and managing talented teams that contribute to more than 100 games annually from nearly all major publishers and…

Anil Dharni of GREE on the OUYA: Is this a shake-up of the console market?

  In our three part series on the Ouya console, we ask industry leaders in social, casual and mobile gaming if the surprising Kickstarter console can bridge the gap between core and casual, and successfully transition the Android OS to a living room entertainment device. Part 1: Anil Dharni – SVP of Studio Operations, GREE…

The birth and life of Eclipse Interactive

Why on earth would anyone start up an independent games development studio in a time when devs all over the world are being put to the sword? When even the biggest publishers are taking out their marketing inadequacies on our creative brothers and sisters on the battlefront, canning them rather than the people behind the…

Marketing Secrets Revealed!

There will be many development people reading this who know exactly what I look like. And I don’t mean in some carefully-posed corporate photograph either. I mean in the shambolic, 3D, real-world flesh. In fact they will be far more familiar with my ugly appearance than that of just about any other co-worker from Marketing….

Letter from the Publisher

Long before he was elected governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was a really, really bad actor. His multimillion-dollar blockbusters were almost universally films in which he did little but grunt and shoot and blow stuff up. But the movies in which he actually, you know, talked and stuff? Yuck. Case in point: Twins, the 1988…