Goals of the Game

Goals of the Game

There has to be a reason why someone picks up a game, and then continues to play it. From the player’s perspective this could be the graphics style, the genre, who the game developer is, and how they came to know about the game. All of these factors could steer...
What the heck is a “soft launch”?

What the heck is a “soft launch”?

“Game development” as a term makes it sound like an event that takes months if not years to fully bring to completion, which makes it sounds like what it takes to bring new medicine to the market. Although “game development” does take time, it includes a step called...
Giving A Little Something Extra – Thoughts About Swag

Giving A Little Something Extra – Thoughts About Swag

The game industry has not focused solely on the game part of the worlds it has created, but has expanded to allow for different ways to interact with their characters. When looking at it from the lens of development, it makes sense for game developers (or the company...
Connecting Characters & the Immersive Experience

Connecting Characters & the Immersive Experience

Mobile, PC, and console game are home to a variety of different game genres. And within these different genres, you will see that animals make an appearance as main characters often. This is not only seeing in games, but also in movies. Being confident here, we will...
Fun Physics and Animals with Superpowers

Fun Physics and Animals with Superpowers

While playing “Crashing Season” the word physics might not cross your mind (hopefully the word “fun” does). However, we use the phrase “fun physics” when describing the game. Now you are probably wandering “Fun physics you say? Where?” In the game you need to complete...
KPIs – The Indicators of Importance

KPIs – The Indicators of Importance

Previously we discussed why data analytics helps game developers make better games. Adding a little more detail to the discussion is the concept of “key performance indicators”, or “KPIs”. “KPIs” are used as a measurement of how a game is doing in a specific category....
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