For this segment from our live show, we talked about game reviews and Gaming Youtube channels’ place in terms of providing information to consumers.
For this Industry Insight, I decided to talk about the state of game reviews and the debate over how much should they matter to a studio. I made a small mistake at the end of the video, with the patreon and credits clip reversed.
The puzzle genre has come a long way since the days of Tetris. Following the success Braid, we have been seeing more games designed around very creative puzzle design. With Recursed, we have a simple looking game with one very tricky curve-ball of a design.
It seems like it’s becoming an annual thing for Valve to make a controversial change to Steam and Steam policies. Last time Valve implemented the paid mod system on Skyrim. Valve has changed how steam reviews are being counted, and this seems poised to hurt indie developers even more.