Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Glen Joyner's Blogs Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:00:14 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Is the video game industry "dumbing down" for the casual? - by Glen Joyner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20130128/185541/Is_the_video_game_industry_quotdumbing_downquot_for_the_casual.php Design In this article, I think about whether or not we are "dumbing down" as in industry for the casual audience, citing possible examples. I also go into ways that we can increase accessibility without alienating the hardcore gamer. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20130128/185541/Is_the_video_game_industry_quotdumbing_downquot_for_the_casual.php Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:47:00 EST What could go right (and wrong) with Nintendo and the Wii U - by Glen Joyner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20121113/181480/What_could_go_right_and_wrong_with_Nintendo_and_the_Wii_U.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC With the Wii U launching, I look into what I think could go right and wrong with Nintendo's next console. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20121113/181480/What_could_go_right_and_wrong_with_Nintendo_and_the_Wii_U.php Tue, 13 Nov 2012 01:20:00 EST Out-of-memory: Skyrim's PS3 woes examined - by Glen Joyner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20121014/179348/Outofmemory_Skyrims_PS3_woes_examined.php Programming,Console/PC With Skyrim's DLC now available for both the Xbox 360 and the PC, PS3 players are left wondering if they will ever see it. I take a look at a potential reason why Bethesda is currently unable to deliver the content to the PS3. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20121014/179348/Outofmemory_Skyrims_PS3_woes_examined.php Sun, 14 Oct 2012 09:30:00 EDT Why I'm thankful for crazy old Nintendo - by Glen Joyner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20120912/177525/Why_Im_thankful_for_crazy_old_Nintendo.php Console/PC Nintendo has come out with things that the common gamer would find a bit crazy. I'm thankful for that. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20120912/177525/Why_Im_thankful_for_crazy_old_Nintendo.php Wed, 12 Sep 2012 01:48:00 EDT Final Fantasy XIV: A nod to Square-Enix’s hard work - by Glen Joyner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20120909/177357/Final_Fantasy_XIV_A_nod_to_SquareEnixs_hard_work.php Design,Console/PC With the failed launch of Final Fantasy XIV, Square-Enix decided to do something that most would find unthinkable (if not impossible): rebuild it while maintaining the original. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/GlenJoyner/20120909/177357/Final_Fantasy_XIV_A_nod_to_SquareEnixs_hard_work.php Sun, 09 Sep 2012 03:40:00 EDT