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A First Look Deep Inside Amazon Game Studios

 •  Filed under Gaming, Games, Amazon, Twitch

A First Look Deep Inside Amazon Game Studios

Amazon’s move into gaming is interesting to me. The cloud-rendered games combined with the purchase of Twitch make me go “hmmmm.” Granted, none of this is new, but it’s interesting to see Amazon make this move.

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One: the console war that turned into a love story | Technology | theguardian.com

 •  Filed under Gaming, Ps4, Xbox One

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One: the console war that turned into a love story | Technology | theguardian.com

This article suggests the kindness between console manufacturers is due to a maturing industry, but I'd put good money in Vegas on it being a common enemy instead. And that enemy is mobile gaming. You know, rising tide lifts all boats and all that.

World of Darkness - the inside story on the death of a game | Technology | theguardian.com

 •  Filed under Gaming, Games, Game Development, Mmo

World of Darkness - the inside story on the death of a game | Technology | theguardian.com

What a fascinating and sad article. The conclusions at the end are spot on. The games industry needs to evolve. Perhaps something like the Hollywood model of studios leading production and creatives being bound together in guilds that allows support and easier movement from project to project.

We could also do with some original thinking about games, game story, and game mechanics, especially in the MMO space. I’ve lost all faith in seeing a good MMO anytime soon.