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I work in the video games field as a journalist. I've been in love with games for more than 18 years and I also like to look under the hood. Analyze game mechanics and think about stuff from bussiness perspective.


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Posted by Andrew Shaftling on Wed, 26 Jun 2013 08:49:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Battlefield 4 offers very little in terms of innovation so it's worth to think about the reasons why the game exists. Sure, the basic answer is money. But things are probably a little more complicated than that.

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Comment In: [News - 06/30/2014 - 04:45]

It 's probably the first ...

It 's probably the first and the last time I 'll say first but... let me sit down and quietly watch the discussion drama unfold.

Comment In: [Blog - 04/19/2014 - 04:11]

Excuse the simplification but - ...

Excuse the simplification but - dev XY tries to do Kickstarter and fails isn 't this case but... . dev xy calls its project too innovative or thinks audience is not ready for their amazing new thing. tl dr grow the f ck up.

Comment In: [News - 04/23/2014 - 01:45]

No one 's asking for ...

No one 's asking for that. They are just correctly pointing out that it 's a possibly misleading half truth.

Comment In: [News - 03/21/2014 - 05:05]

I am wondering about compatibility ...

I am wondering about compatibility of the updates. If you tried to update UDK from few versions back, stuff would often break in unrepairable fashion.

Comment In: [News - 02/03/2014 - 02:08]

I wonder how one measures ...

I wonder how one measures effectivity of such promotional campaign.

Comment In: [News - 01/27/2014 - 05:58]

This kind of change coming ...

This kind of change coming april 1st seems fairly fitting. :