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Ian Fisch's Blog   Expert Blogs


Ian is a professional programmer and game designer.  He's worked for multiple studios including Gameloft, Pyro, and Sega.   


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Posted by Ian Fisch on Sun, 29 Jul 2012 01:32:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Despite a recent EU court decision, Gamestop's plan to sell 'used' digital games will never get off the ground.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 11:14:00 EDT in Design
Why videogame characters need to shut the hell up and let me get to the good stuff.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Fri, 16 Oct 2009 02:58:00 EDT in
Why Road Rash's uniqueness is overlooked and why it needs to be remade.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:11:00 EDT in Production
Ian presents a theory on why games like "Madworld" which appeal to hardcore players haven't succeeded on the Wii. He talks about what it takes for hardcore games to succeed on the platform and why "The Conduit" may have difficulty doing so.

Ian Fisch's Comments

Comment In: [News - 12/20/2017 - 10:12]

Isn 't the idea of ...

Isn 't the idea of lightfields that the image isn 't on a single focal plane Could that maybe mean that you wouldn 't need glasses

Comment In: [News - 12/13/2017 - 04:32]

So accusations do not equal ...

So accusations do not equal guilt but you 're also judging CryTek as in the wrong here without knowing the facts. Which is it

Comment In: [Blog - 10/31/2017 - 10:38]

....ummmm great tip. Why is ...

....ummmm great tip. Why is this a tip, exactly You don 't present any evidence as to how or if this will increase sales or even whether audiences prefer it to a more produced trailer.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/05/2017 - 09:33]

I don 't dispute any ...

I don 't dispute any of your facts or conclusions, but how is this going to be a GAME If your goal is to simply tell a story or make a statement, is a videogame the best choice of medium

Comment In: [News - 10/02/2017 - 06:27]

Good. This developer just churned ...

Good. This developer just churned out crap to make money from card farming. How many real games lost exposure due to their shit clogging up the new release section

Comment In: [News - 09/20/2017 - 04:00]

Yea let 's just casually ...

Yea let 's just casually mention the motion sickness problem, as if it 's just a trivial thing that 's easy to overcome. r n r nThe problem with VR gaming is that your game can either give gamers the freedom they want skyrim, gta, pubg, minecraft, breath of the ...