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Comment In: [News - 08/06/2014 - 07:18]

The primary gain in any ...

The primary gain in any acquisition is the loss of a competitor. r n r nIt 's no coincidence that rumors of this acquisition follow YouTube 's own implementation of a live streaming service so closely. r n r nAnd to be frank, YouTube 's livestreaming implementation is far superior ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/31/2014 - 08:24]

The question is, are we ...

The question is, are we taking violence too lightly or are we too critical of concepts like sexuality and materialism in videogames r n r nMy answer would almost certainly lean towards the latter.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/29/2014 - 04:51]

What premise This is a ...

What premise This is a brief post-mortem of three hobby iOS titles, not an editorial on the appstore as a whole.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/28/2014 - 08:19]

That 's an interesting viewpoint. ...

That 's an interesting viewpoint. r n r nI like to think of game jams in the same way I view marathons and triathlons. The people who participate in these events are putting themselves through indisputably unhealthy feats of which no ordinary human being should ever be expected to go ...

Comment In: [News - 07/24/2014 - 06:20]

So this is the point ...

So this is the point in the conversation where monopoly becomes a major concern. r n r nAs far as internet video streaming services are concerned, YouTube represents the lion 's share of the market, and the only competitor that stood out as anything other than the Other part of ...

Comment In: [News - 07/23/2014 - 05:11]

This seems like a positive ...

This seems like a positive step in the wrong direction for Riot. As others have mentioned, League is a f2p game and there is virtually nothing stopping banned players from creating new accounts and continuing to be toxic to the community. r n r nI 've heard of other f2p ...

Comment In: [News - 07/23/2014 - 09:56]

I don 't think that ...

I don 't think that an explicit distinction between professional development vs. hobbyists and students is really relevant, but I do agree that a How many hours a week do you spend doing game development related work question would be useful in distinguishing full-time vs part-time game developers. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 07/21/2014 - 04:18]

Let 's be honest, everyone ...

Let 's be honest, everyone saw this coming. Everyone who read the kickstarter campaign upon announcement, everyone who knew that Winterkewl had never finished a game to date, and everyone who saw the videos on Winterkewl 's youtube channel before they were made private due to bad publicity. r n ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/26/2014 - 06:36]

The fact will always remain ...

The fact will always remain that it 's common practice for review/journalistic outlets to receive funding directly or indirectly from the very sources that they cover and critique. This happens with games, this happens with movies--hell, even Gamasutra hosts ads to some questionable Game Design programs from time to time. ...

Comment In: [News - 07/04/2014 - 06:53]

Makes sense to me, Warframe ...

Makes sense to me, Warframe 's parkour feels like controlling a headless chicken. r n r n rimshot

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