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Posted by Innes McNiel on Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:37:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC
An update to the Gender Disparity in Games 2013 spreadsheet bringing more accuracy and slightly more nuanced details.

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Comment In: [Blog - 08/05/2014 - 06:20]

Good to see this, both ...

Good to see this, both in terms of transparency from developers to help shape expectations AND to see you were as successful as I hoped. I picked up Shovel Knight on launch day on steam on the recommendation of everyone I know and I was even more impressed than I ...

Comment In: [News - 07/02/2014 - 07:09]

Much more than just 100 ...

Much more than just 100 . Some of the cooldowns are more than 24 hours

Comment In: [Blog - 06/14/2014 - 08:37]

In ensemble casts, I always ...

In ensemble casts, I always went with mixed. HOWEVER, I did do earlier tests where I went with character focus and the ratio difference was only shifted by about 0.10.

Comment In: [News - 05/13/2014 - 10:23]

Before the release of the ...

Before the release of the Pokemon game, Game Boy had been showing slow growth, and many people wondered whether it was the end of Game Boy. r n r nBy the time Pok mon came out, the Game Boy 's sales were slowing because it was a six year old ...

Comment In: [News - 05/12/2014 - 02:29]

Apparently phase 1 will be ...

Apparently phase 1 will be part of the 5.x cycle, but I remember being told that exact same thing about the new GUI a dramatically less intensive undertaking and the 3.x cycle. Also, we have no idea if this will cost money, like the upcoming web deployment system will.

Comment In: [News - 05/07/2014 - 04:32]

This game spent a good ...

This game spent a good long while in the top sellers on Steam. Something tells me this isn 't a sales issue, but an internal management issue. Given the history of the game 's development, that seems pretty likely.