All publications for 16.07.2019
Perks of being indie, or How Platonic Games found their niche
Indie developers are no match for big studios. But it’s ok, according to Valeria Castro, CEO & Founder at Platonic Games, a small dev team based in Madrid. At a recent event hosted by GameAnalytics, Valeria shared her experience entering the crowded hyper-casual scene.
If you haven’t heard about Platonic Games, that’s probably because you are not part of their niche, which is what this post is exactly about. Anyway, they have made successful games like Sailor Cats,
Success ratio on Kickstarter highest since 2012
Thomas Bidaux, CEO of gaming consultancy firm ICO Partners, has shared data on how the first half of 2019 has treated video games on Kickstarter.
Apparently, pretty well.
In 2019 so far, backers have pledged over $10m, which is the best result since 2015.
Image credit: ICO Partners
Interestingly, this happened against the backdrop of the general decline in the number of submitted projects.