Used Games = End of Gaming Industry

Industry reports indicate used game sales are cutting into new game sales. Publishers and developers feel the pinch. Consumers and retailers don’t see the problem. The economy gets some punching bag action. And finally, it’s suggested the “model” might be changing – moving towards more DLC and online content.

DexIQ for iPad Released

DexIQ Split-Screen Multiplayer Action Spicy Pony is proud to announce the release of DexIQ for iPad. The original DexIQ on iPhone was the Pony’s first game release – and in the months since its release found lots of fans around the world. Its unique split-screen dexterity and IQ tests established …

Wind Power to Blow Strongly

From Shanghai Daily: Wind power to blow strongly CHINA is expected to increase its total offshore wind-power capacity from 5,000 megawatts in 2015 to 30,000MW by 2020, a senior official at a hydropower institute said. “Shanghai as well as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Fujian provinces have already submitted their offshore …

An Argument for Ugly Characters

Marketing tells us we need objects in order to be better people, feel better about ourselves, and impress our peers. If not for marketing, every person in the world might exist on the same basic set of durable goods. Marketing tells us we aren’t enough, that more is needed to be “complete”. As such, purchasing is ultimately driven by fear. In-game the ability to visually register the material worth of a character is limited. How can I know the worth of your shoes upon immediate inspection?