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Posted by Dana Laratta on Sat, 18 Feb 2012 12:08:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
The new handheld platforms don't offer the software value available on iOS, and have failed to capitalize on an opportunity to do so: their existing software libraries (and fans). View my mockups of the platforms and peripherals that would have helped.



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I don 't want to ...

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Comment In: [News - 02/26/2014 - 07:37]

Devs still need a better ...

Devs still need a better way to get onto the service than Greenlight, and a better way for their game to be found than being on sale. It is however good to see Valve doing this, as well as adding the tags less successful in my opinion to improve the ...

Comment In: [News - 02/19/2014 - 12:05]

Same here. And Ms. Alexander ...

Same here. And Ms. Alexander bring up a great question of what good would it do running the article about the impending rumored doom of Irrational. r n r nConversely the Kotaku article answers the question of What harm can it do That Kotaku hit-piece later came to the fore ...

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So funny. We 're receiving ...

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I for one am just ...

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Capcom gave people what they ...

Capcom gave people what they asked for, the ability to move and shoot at the same time, and the ability to freely manipulate the camera. I don 't think the addition of the first feature is the problem. The addition of the second feature is what allows you to wade ...