WBIE president: Subscription will not rule out traditional sales

With streaming clearly being the next big thing in gaming, it seems like the subscription model might become the new distribution standard. After all, streaming and subscription go hand in hand in other industries. Video games, though, will not necessarily follow the same pattern. That’s according to Warner. Bros Interactive Entertainment president David Haddad.

As Haddad told VentureBeat, most gamers prefer owning a handful of select titles over the smorgasbord subscription experience.

“There are gamers that want to consume way more than two or three games a year,


Deconstructing Robin Hood Legends, with developer commentary

A year ago, Robin Hood Legends was released on Android and iOS. The title was developed by Neskinsoft (Belarus) and published by Big Fish. It’s a free-to-play puzzle game combining classic match-3 gameplay with the Triple Town mechanic.

Why did the game catch our eye?

First, it doesn’t happen very often that a free-to-play project from a CIS-based developer is published by Big Fish for mobile devices. The best-known deal was made with the creators of Gummy Drop.