Gamasutra - Blogs /blogs/ Johnathon Swift's Blogs Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:33:50 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) "Dumbing down" - by Johnathon Swift Design,Console/PC You could make a game simpler, and remove frustration. Or you could make the frustrating parts fun/or your complex game easier to understand. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 06:43:00 EST Microsoft's big, data driven misstep - by Johnathon Swift The Xbox One has been shown, and Microsoft seems to have forgotten it plays games. Tue, 21 May 2013 10:56:00 EDT The swift, impending end of retail sales - by Johnathon Swift Digital sales are about to rule the roost, and quickly Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:37:00 EDT Sales are slowing because games are getting worse - by Johnathon Swift There's a simple reason why game sales are in decline, there are fewer, and worse, games than their have been previously. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 06:45:00 EDT Since when are Executives supposed to design games? - by Johnathon Swift Business executives have become increasingly intrusive into game design over the last generation. Ideally for everyone this should stop and even reverse course. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:58:00 EST The end of consoles, and soon - by Johnathon Swift Everyone's waiting, or searching, for the revolution. When will it come? Tue, 22 Jan 2013 04:09:00 EST