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Each year I bemoan my inability to head off to LA and take in the spectacle that is E3. Not because I want to go networking with industry types but because I want to experience the utter madness of the launch events.
There is only one sure-fire way to create new gaming audiences and to put consoles in the hands of people who may not have wanted one previously – innovation.
Owning a product is becoming increasingly difficult as they move first onto computers and then to the cloud. What does this mean for value and pricing?
Ideas can’t be controlled no matter what systems gatekeeper companies such as Apple put in place. Ideas flow around such barriers.
Starting out means taking chances and gaining experience. Using this to help inform your future career can be a vital first step.
Would gaming benefit by following United Artists and Image Comics in creating a publishing model that put power into the hands of the developer?
Judging the market is as important a skill as innovating. When it goes wrong a product can be left floundering, no matter how good it is.
Using what you have at your disposal can bring out the best in the work or at least enable you to deliver a project that stands a chance to make money by lowering the amount it needs to make back.
Flying in the face of convergence, a games console seems to be more than just the software it offers. Delivering the right experience to the right audience is a perception issue and it will be interesting to see how Microsoft become grandparent friendly without alienating the more hardcore gamers out there.