Indie Train Jam – Are you serious?

'Are you serious?' I asked my indie game dev friend? Apparently this really exists. The Indie Train Jam is not an urban myth made up of fluffy fluff, but a reality it seems. And it is already sold out. So w...

Supercell Mayhem – Clash of Clans vs Boom Beach

Recently I got an newsletter from Nicholas aka Mr GAMESbrief about his take on clash of clans and boom beach 'Boom beach and the innovator’s dilemma'. We'll I can only say I feel the same way. At the mome...

Global Game Jam 2014 Retrospective

As always it is a truly inspiring and highly creative experience to join the Global Game Jam every year. What's that you may ask? Well, the Global Game Jam is a 48 hour Game Jam were people from all over the...

Mario is coming to an iPhone near you soon…

Nintendo are to start making mini games for smartphones Japan’s business daily, Nikkei, reports. I recently wrote a short article about Nintendo, the poor sales of the Wii U, their planned management strateg...

‘Playing games is a waste of time’ – Really?!

A dear gamer friend of mine (lets call him John the comedian) recently showed me a great TED video of  Jane McGonigal. It is called 'The game that can give you 10 extra years of life' . Well I don't w...

Crushing the Competition!

  The Neverending Saga! Greetings Earthlings! Let me pose a question to you, are you...a mobile gamer? One of those people who swipe, tap, poke and generally molest a mobile device to get your jollies...

Mario on an iPhone?

Nintendo would be reluctant, but poor sales for the Wii U have put them in a bit of trouble. Nintendo, unlike Sony and Microsoft, have always refused to open up game development to other companies. It's most...

Oculus Rift VR vs Sony VR vs The World

The world is going crazy this year. VR crazy to be more precise. The decades of dry (VR-free) spells it seems this year could be the year of VR and a big VR hype wave as well. On this years CES 2014 Oculu...