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Games or film? An article about HOPE

Posted 05-02-2013 at 07:12 AM by Demo_Boy

http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/stev...inema-address/

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"...trying to reach an audience was like trying to hit a thrown baseball... with another thrown baseball"

“Do you know how lucky we are to be doing this? Do you understand that the only way to repay that karmic debt is to make something good, is to make something ambitious, something beautiful, something memorable?”

"A few years...
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Nintendo: Gamers Growing Tired of Same Experiences

Posted 05-01-2013 at 11:54 AM by Demo_Boy

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The industry is in a rather severe downturn going on 16+ months at this point, and I don't believe 'end of the cycle' (certainly one factor) explains it away and ushers in rainbows and unicorns with the advent of new hardware. I think there are a number of fundamental challenges facing the industry, some beyond their control (and not necessarily in any particular order):

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* New-at-retail-pricing. It is unsustainable to price a piece of software at $40+ dollars
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EA Removes Crysis 2 From Steam

Posted 06-15-2011 at 09:35 AM by Demo_Boy

In reply to another poster suggesting that businesses should always try to take out the middleman.

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Not always. If you're a farmer, and you think the grocery store gets too big a cut, selling all of your crops out of the barn may not be a good plan.


Particularly if you've tried selling out of your barn before and it keeps collapsing onto the few customers who wander by.

And your parking lot is nothing but the swine pen, where cars always get
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The 4 horsemen of the Gaming Apocalypse

Posted 08-13-2010 at 08:42 AM by Demo_Boy

Ian Bogost identifies the 4 horsemen of the Gaming Apocalypse:

Enframing, Compulsion, Optionalism & Destroyed Time.

Go: http://www.bogost.com/blog/cow_clicker_1.shtml

Be aware.


PS. If I get around to it I'll post tightened definitions for the 4 horsemen from the original link.
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I made this

Posted 07-06-2010 at 12:21 PM by Demo_Boy

http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/6758651/
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