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Chip Sineni's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Chip Sineni has been working in the games industry since 1994, working at Viacom New Media, Valkyrie Studios, and Midway Games. Chip has given a Game Developer Conference talk and is part of the AIAS Nomination Committee. 

He currently is a co-owner of Phosphor Games, and is currently the Project Lead of 'Nether' on Steam PC, and was the Director of 'Horn' and 'The Dark Meadow' on iOS and Android, both nominated for a "Best Mobile Game Award" in their respected years by Academy of Interactive Sciences.  

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Posted by Chip Sineni on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:55:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
This article goes over the issues game developers face in publishing games "polarizing" games, that it an issue beyond just a smaller niche games, and what developers can do to reduce this polarization.


Posted by Chip Sineni on Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:35:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design
We tolerate "Pay To Win" strategies in real life competitions but complain about it in games.


Posted by Chip Sineni on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:02:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
With all the analysts and stockholders claiming Nintendo's recent losses caused by mobile markets, it is important to realize what a mobile market to Nintendo really means, and what other courses of action will be a better fit for their future.



Chip Sineni's Comments

Comment In: [News - 01/12/2017 - 04:02]

The first Watch Dogs, first ...

The first Watch Dogs, first released in 2014, looked exactly how you might imagine a typical hacking game to be: dark and gritty, with the action taking place in and around rain-soaked skyscrapers and cars with mirrored windows. r n r n It was a dramatic and tense setting, but ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/12/2016 - 02:32]

I think I may be ...

I think I may be the only person who owned a Sega Master System when it was new, had it as their main gaming device , and somehow never played any game in the Wonderboy series r n r nwhat was wrong with me ...

Comment In: [News - 12/14/2016 - 04:00]

ah- thanks ...

ah- thanks

Comment In: [News - 12/08/2016 - 12:10]

Yes The entire Pokemon IP ...

Yes The entire Pokemon IP cards, figures, plush toys, clothing, etc is very hot in no small part due to GO. My son became re-interested in the core 3DS series and card collecting from GO. r n r nMobile is a great gateway drug for Nintendo to find and lure ...

Comment In: [News - 09/23/2016 - 01:45]

What is interesting here are ...

What is interesting here are immediate game applications that could use this: r n r n you tie this with a chatbot, and you have MP games that play themselves, you don t know who is a human and who is a player. Every game always has a full server ...

Comment In: [News - 09/20/2016 - 09:46]

Agree the future is really ...

Agree the future is really not either or, but devices that do both r n r nif Hololens had a better field of view, it could already do this. The Tour app shows this off well- the jump cut 6 seconds in is a full VR environ 3D 360 video ...