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PR Coordinator at 10tons Ltd., a multiplatform game developer based in Tampere, Finland. http://www.10tons.com/ . BA in Culture and Arts, background in games media and mobile device development.

 

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Posted by Jaakko Maaniemi on Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:24:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Experiences from porting a touch screen / mouse driven game to Ouya microconsole featuring a console style gamepad. A lot of expected issues surfaced, but there were surprises as well.



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Comment In: [Blog - 06/15/2017 - 10:05]

Pretty interesting. A couple of ...

Pretty interesting. A couple of observations: r n r nThe major shmups seem to be pretty much all on both the weighted and unweighted lists. As in, a really big chunk of the notable shmups. A good example of a niche with a super sharp top 10, I guess. Had ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/01/2017 - 03:38]

Learning is also often mentioned ...

Learning is also often mentioned as a somewhat similar, inherently satisfying and engaging element. It 's sort of implied within planning, as indeed plans don 't always work and when the player knows why it didn 't work and ultimately finding what does work , learning occurs. r n r ...

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2017 - 11:21]

To me it seems like ...

To me it seems like the amount of releases on Steam will definitely rise quite significantly as soon as Steam Direct is in effect. I 'm pretty sure there are far more people with 100 to spare than there are people who can wiggle through Greenlight. r n r nBut ...

Comment In: [News - 05/30/2017 - 03:43]

Oh, my first thought was ...

Oh, my first thought was exactly that in movies, music, and other entertainment industries, you have a bunch of people working to their grave. Not so in games. r n r nI 'm sure grand old auteurs aren 't a huge part of other fields of entertainment, but they certainly ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/10/2017 - 09:14]

I may not have completely ...

I may not have completely grokked the semantics of the definitions, but to me it seems like high score systems can indeed be seen as having precisely the kind of binary score test goals as, say, football: Is your highscore highest in the world Yes/No. Or, is your highscore higher ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/13/2017 - 05:27]

10tons http://www.10tons.com/ has been doing ...

10tons http://www.10tons.com/ has been doing this since forever not really, starting from 2003 actually and a lot of the current platforms didn 't exist back then r n r nYou can look into our game catalog and pressreleases history to get an idea of it all. We 've developed and ...