Collect lots of fruit please!
Activision’s patented idea of utilizing matchmaking to trick players into buying DLC is an unsettling one, but if you think that’s as bad as it gets, you don’t know videogames.
Let’s talk about Scientific Revenue, the service that demonstrates exactly what games want from you – they want to turn players into payers… and they proudly admit it.
The predatory side of gaming has only just begun to show its fangs.
Sometimes, independent developers ask my advice on certain practices. I can only say what I like, but I’ll say that for free.
Here are the clearest cut ways to avoid being a wanker in the freemium market, as one dev was curious to know. I think this happens to be quite a fine episode.
Speaking of wankers though, we also gotta talk about Randy.
Pokemon Go is a mundane game and a poorly made, unfinished app. It may very well be the best Pokemon game ever made, too.
Kind of. Sort of. A bit.
Either way, I can’t get over my fascination with the thing’s bizarre creative success.