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I've been writing professionally about video games since 1999, first on the consumer and, since 2007, the industry side. I've also written and edited dialogue for the downloadable fighting game Skullgirls.

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Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:59:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Another of my Metroidvania source interviews -- this time with Jools Watsham of Renegade Kid, developers of Xeodrifter.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:56:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
An interview with Tom Happ, creator of Axiom Verge, about the Metroidvania genre.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:22:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
What possessed Nintendo of America to not release the regular-sized New Nintendo 3DS in North America? Some quick thoughts on the topic.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:29:00 EST in Design, Console/PC
What makes Captain Toad special -- what sets it apart? And how does it fit into Nintendo's body of design work?

Posted by Christian Nutt on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:04:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
How are the Amiibo figurines? How is the Smash Bros. gameplay using them? And more importantly -- where does Nintendo go from here?

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:57:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
I wrote that giant history, but here's my personal take.

Christian Nutt's Comments

Comment In: [News - 03/26/2015 - 03:08]

Forehead-equipped laser cannon ...

Forehead-equipped laser cannon

Comment In: [Blog - 03/25/2015 - 01:12]

It 's worth noting that ...

It 's worth noting that Namco has a patent on loading screen mini-games that 's expiring in November: r n The Year We Get Loading Screen MiniGames Back.php

Comment In: [News - 03/24/2015 - 05:11]

Okay, let 's take this ...

Okay, let 's take this back down a notch. It was silly to make a blanket statement about mobile developers, and there 's no need to respond in kind. r n r nThanks

Comment In: [News - 03/20/2015 - 06:30]

He moved it soon after ...

He moved it soon after posting this. r n r n r n r nI 'll be updating the links in the story too.

Comment In: [News - 03/19/2015 - 03:05]

Yeah, I expect a very ...

Yeah, I expect a very Infinity Ward-style outcome though minus the name Kojima Productions . They 'll find new people to continue to make MGS games.

Comment In: [Blog - 03/17/2015 - 06:13]

Oh, yeah, I definitely agree ...

Oh, yeah, I definitely agree DeNA is going to be working on that, but I don 't see it as Nintendo ships game widget and DeNA slaps in monetization/analytics widget ... what I mean to say is, I think there will be closer collaboration than that. Maybe I 'm inferring ...