N-Fusion’s Jeff Birns on Founding a Studio, Shifting to Mobile, and Deus Ex: The Fall

Founded in 1997, N-Fusion Interactive is a New Jersey game studio with a portfolio spanning console, PC, and mobile platforms, and across a variety of genres. Recently, N-Fusion added to its portfolio by creating Deus Ex: The Fall, an installment of the popular Deus Ex franchise designed for mobile devices. To learn more about N-Fusion…

Ryan Wiemeyer discusses the Organ Trail, Kickstarter, and Indie Game Production

Ryan Wiemeyer is a game designer that has been passionate about videogames since he held his first controller.  After receiving a B.S. in Game Development from DePaul University and making several games on his own and participating in several game jams, he began work as a designer and associate producer at Wideload Games (later a…

Brett Morris on Pursuing a Video Game Career and Winning the Game Innovators Scholarship

Brett Morris wants to contribute his all to the gaming industry. He dreams of expanding the boundaries of gaming potential and reach ever-higher levels of story-telling — all while inspiring other game developers to be bold and explore the possibilities games offer. GSN Games likes that idea. They recently awarded Morris their first Game Innovators…

Success Through Regional Focus: MENA and Peak Games

In 2009, Turkey emerged as a compelling outlier in Facebook’s global social network audience. The male-dominated, primarily Islamic audience comprised nearly 75 percent of the total population of the country. Game companies the world over looked to this surprisingly vibrant online social market with avarice. While many knew that their Turkish players were a highly-engaged,…

Killer Minnow’s Steve Lettieri on Rocket Runner and Multi-Media Development

Founded in 2008 and located in New London, Connecticut, Killer Minnow is a studio specializing in conceptual design, game design, motion graphics, animation, visual effects, and transmedia production. The studio has done work for the University of Connecticut, Hasbro, Goodnight Films, LEGO’s Monster Fighters and Star Wars lines, and more. In 2013, Killer Minnow expanded…