Thursday, September 22, 2011

I want to employ Matt Stafford!

Whilst judging the BIMAs I came accross this entry for self promotion. Awesome. I'll be using this video in every university lecture I ever give from now on.

Matt, I think you are a genius.

Friday, August 05, 2011

LEGO Star Wars Hits 10 million plays in 22 weeks

4T2 actually issued a press releases about this as we've never generated traffic like that so fast before. I like this review by Pete Davison in GamePro

The article links to a YouTube video which is well worth a watch.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

This is not for you... (Games and Education)

Really like the first point in this and am wondering how we can fit it into our latest game. Kind of reminds me of that "Don't press this button" website.

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

Tap-no-Joy as Apple get tough

Apple say no! The Tapjoy API (used in Gun Bros etc for monetisation) is no longer allowed in iPhone games. I can understand why, but surely there is a comprimise to be had somewhere? I love freemium games and this worked really well. I certainly purchased a few games of the back off their system.

This article explains it all very well:

TapJoy's system definately made me laugh at one point as I questioned what content I really would download for two free warbucks?...

And just to cheer you up again...

Love this game: Checkpoint. Particular fan of using your own dead body as a platform. Give it a go.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Monkey Quest - WOW

Monkey Quest - MMOG Unity game with monkeys by Behaviour in Canada for Nick. It's amazing and well worth a look.

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Friday, April 01, 2011

My first interview for TIGA

My first interview for TIGA is here. Do you agree with my rationale on why Casual Games have suddenly become so popular? My thanks go to Aaron from