All publications for 17.09.2021
BioWare founder’s studio once failed to pitch ‘reforged’ version of Star Wars: KOTOR
BioWare co-founder Trent Oster has revealed that his studio tried to pitch a “reforged” version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The pitch, unfortunately, failed, but now we have a little sneak peek of it.
China launches website to report game companies that don’t follow rules for playtime limits
China’s government continues its crusade against gaming addiction. Following the latest regulations, the authorities launched a special website urging gamers to report companies that violate state rules for playtime limits.
Akupara Games shares spreadsheet with game trailer specs for all key platforms
Indie publisher and developer Akupara Games has opened access to its internal spreadsheet, which lists game trailer specs for major stores. It might help prepare the right versions of video clips and get approval from platform holders.
GameBake’s Michael Hudson: “Could ‘Alternative’ App Stores Become The New Normal?”
When it comes to publishing their mobile games, Western developers prioritise two main app stores: the Apple AppStore and the Google Play Store. Why? They’re familiar platforms with low barriers to entry. And most developers are either unaware of wider global opportunities or assume that distributing and monetising their games on other platforms is too difficult.