Gamasutra.com - Expert Blogs https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/expert/ Gamasutra Blogs Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:56:12 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) <![CDATA[A Look Back at 2017 Game Industry [Report] - by Mantin Lu]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/MantinLu/20180216/314714/A_Look_Back_at_2017_Game_Industry_Report.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/MantinLu/350153/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/MantinLu/20180216/314714/A_Look_Back_at_2017_Game_Industry_Report.php Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:44:00 EST <![CDATA[Much Ado About Loot Boxes - by Ian Griffiths]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/IanGriffiths/20180215/314677/Much_Ado_About_Loot_Boxes.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/IanGriffiths/942188/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/IanGriffiths/20180215/314677/Much_Ado_About_Loot_Boxes.php Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:07:00 EST <![CDATA[My favorite game designs of 2017 - by Raph Koster]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaphKoster/20180213/314587/My_favorite_game_designs_of_2017.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/RaphKoster/311358/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaphKoster/20180213/314587/My_favorite_game_designs_of_2017.php Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:04:00 EST <![CDATA[Video Game Composers: The Art of Music in Virtual Reality (GDC 2018) - by Winifred Phillips]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WinifredPhillips/20180213/314609/Video_Game_Composers_The_Art_of_Music_in_Virtual_Reality_GDC_2018.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/WinifredPhillips/930735/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WinifredPhillips/20180213/314609/Video_Game_Composers_The_Art_of_Music_in_Virtual_Reality_GDC_2018.php Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:04:00 EST <![CDATA[Video Game Deep Cuts: Outsourcing My Death Anxiety - by Simon Carless]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20180212/314564/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_Outsourcing_My_Death_Anxiety.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20180212/314564/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_Outsourcing_My_Death_Anxiety.php Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:33:00 EST <![CDATA[Revolutionary Warfare | The AI of Total War (Part 3) - by Tommy Thompson]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20180212/314399/Revolutionary_Warfare__The_AI_of_Total_War_Part_3.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/TommyThompson/1020073/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20180212/314399/Revolutionary_Warfare__The_AI_of_Total_War_Part_3.php Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:14:00 EST <![CDATA[Episodic design 2.0 - Gameplay and storytelling at its best (Part 2) - by Pascal Luban]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20180212/314514/Episodic_design_20__Gameplay_and_storytelling_at_its_best_Part_2.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/PascalLuban/136385/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20180212/314514/Episodic_design_20__Gameplay_and_storytelling_at_its_best_Part_2.php Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:12:00 EST <![CDATA[Why I Loved &quot;Edith Finch&quot; - by Raph Koster]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaphKoster/20180208/314446/Why_I_Loved_quotEdith_Finchquot.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/RaphKoster/311358/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaphKoster/20180208/314446/Why_I_Loved_quotEdith_Finchquot.php Thu, 08 Feb 2018 04:19:00 EST <![CDATA[Game Economics Defined - by Ramin Shokrizade]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20180208/314450/Game_Economics_Defined.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/RaminShokrizade/914048/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20180208/314450/Game_Economics_Defined.php Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:32:00 EST <![CDATA[Blog: Can week-one Steam sales predict first-year sales? - by Jake Birkett]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeBirkett/20180206/314393/Blog_Can_weekone_Steam_sales_predict_firstyear_sales.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JakeBirkett/893550/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JakeBirkett/20180206/314393/Blog_Can_weekone_Steam_sales_predict_firstyear_sales.php Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:39:00 EST <![CDATA[Tencent Targets Casual Mobile Gamers with WeChat Mini Games - by Lisa Hanson]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LisaHanson/20180206/314365/Tencent_Targets_Casual_Mobile_Gamers_with_WeChat_Mini_Games.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/LisaHanson/937252/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LisaHanson/20180206/314365/Tencent_Targets_Casual_Mobile_Gamers_with_WeChat_Mini_Games.php Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:08:00 EST <![CDATA[Episodic design 2.0 - Gameplay and storytelling at its best (Part 1) - by Pascal Luban]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20180205/314126/Episodic_design_20__Gameplay_and_storytelling_at_its_best_Part_1.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/PascalLuban/136385/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/PascalLuban/20180205/314126/Episodic_design_20__Gameplay_and_storytelling_at_its_best_Part_1.php Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:42:00 EST <![CDATA[Simplifying a Game Design - by Lewis Pulsipher]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LewisPulsipher/20180205/314313/Simplifying_a_Game_Design.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/LewisPulsipher/849654/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LewisPulsipher/20180205/314313/Simplifying_a_Game_Design.php Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:39:00 EST <![CDATA[Steam Winter Sale Data and the Effects of a Front Page Feature - by Josh Ge]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshGe/20180205/314314/Steam_Winter_Sale_Data_and_the_Effects_of_a_Front_Page_Feature.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/JoshGe/1000750/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshGe/20180205/314314/Steam_Winter_Sale_Data_and_the_Effects_of_a_Front_Page_Feature.php Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:39:00 EST <![CDATA[Evolution of War | The AI of Total War (Part 2) - by Tommy Thompson]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20180205/314171/Evolution_of_War__The_AI_of_Total_War_Part_2.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/TommyThompson/1020073/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/TommyThompson/20180205/314171/Evolution_of_War__The_AI_of_Total_War_Part_2.php Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:27:00 EST <![CDATA[Video Game Deep Cuts: SOS - Bubsy Meets Tetris - by Simon Carless]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20180204/314322/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_SOS__Bubsy_Meets_Tetris.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/SimonCarless/185740/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SimonCarless/20180204/314322/Video_Game_Deep_Cuts_SOS__Bubsy_Meets_Tetris.php Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:22:00 EST <![CDATA[Content strategy to raise awareness of Brut@l during the PlayStation 4 launch - by Richard Wood]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RichardWood/20180202/314157/Content_strategy_to_raise_awareness_of_Brutl_during_the_PlayStation_4_launch.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/RichardWood/897815/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RichardWood/20180202/314157/Content_strategy_to_raise_awareness_of_Brutl_during_the_PlayStation_4_launch.php Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:40:00 EST <![CDATA[The Next Surprise Billion Dollar Game Will Be On Alexa - by Brice Morrison]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BriceMorrison/20180201/314096/The_Next_Surprise_Billion_Dollar_Game_Will_Be_On_Alexa.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/BriceMorrison/725287/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BriceMorrison/20180201/314096/The_Next_Surprise_Billion_Dollar_Game_Will_Be_On_Alexa.php Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:13:00 EST <![CDATA[Kickstarter and games in 2017 - by Thomas Bidaux]]> https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ThomasBidaux/20180201/314124/Kickstarter_and_games_in_2017.php https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/author/ThomasBidaux/872364/ https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ThomasBidaux/20180201/314124/Kickstarter_and_games_in_2017.php Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:11:00 EST <![CDATA[Part 2: Are Casual Games Maturing? 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