Gamasutra - Blogs Neil Sorens's Blogs Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:06:17 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) Connected Games, part 4: You're doing it wrong! - by Neil Sorens Design,Console/PC,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet Current practices in connected games that need to change to achieve long-term success. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:39:00 EDT It's Time For the US Government To Step In - by Neil Sorens Business/Marketing As President of the United States, I will step in to get the US video game industry back on its feet. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 05:59:00 EDT Indie games are due for a downward correction - by Neil Sorens Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet Why the current level of indie game development isn't sustainable, and what will cause it to falter Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:49:00 EST Diablo 3 Swallows the Spider to Catch the Fly - by Neil Sorens Design,Console/PC How basing Diablo 3's character progression on auction house use led to unhappy players. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:55:00 EDT Welcome to Zyngaville! - by Neil Sorens Design,Social/Online A visit to Zynga's fabulous new amusement park. Wed, 10 Aug 2011 04:22:00 EDT Let Me See Your Brain - by Neil Sorens Design Would scientific experiments that collect data on brain activity advance the field of game design? I'd sure like to run some! Thu, 17 Mar 2011 04:38:00 EDT