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Tadhg Kelly
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If you pay any attention to the gaming world, it's hard not to notice the unfortunate flameout of Peter Molyneux. Once a respected figure, now synonymous with..
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With the release of the HoloLens, Microsoft put something out there that has a chance of being transformative. Not in the high concept way, but in a general..
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An open letter to the CEO of Apple to change the company's mind in how it handles the vetting of game content, as happened this week with Papers Please. Video..
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I’m fascinated by the reviews left by Monument Valley players after learning that new content was going to cost an extra $2. Why does something so..
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The hashtag is still going, as are the fervent speculations and plans for operations on 8chan and Reddit, but the movement that is #Gamergate is dead. But..
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We can look at success stories and naysayers, but the question of whether a real push into premium on mobile is utterly open. In this post/thought-experiment..
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As a recent acquirer of an iPhone 6 Plus I had thought that a bigger phone would have better battery and be easier on my eyes. However what I hadn't expected..
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We in the games trade like the crowdfunding avenue in so far as the money that it brings, but we still struggle to not hold our communities at one remove as..
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Game design and production consultant. Author of What Games Are.
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Is Mobile Gaming The New Core Gaming? | TechCrunch
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With mobile gaming revenue set to eclipse console next and year and PC by 2017, the question should be asked whether what we currently call

Pirate Radio And YouTubers [TechCrunch] - What Games Are
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This week my TechCrunch article explores the YouTuber phenomenon and asks whether it's a form of pirate radio or citizen journalism.

What Games Are: The Politics Of Play Matter | TechCrunch
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As Nintendo's PR gaffe around Tomodachi Life shows, it's all too easy to get game politics wrong. But more than that the politics of represe

What Games Are: What Became Of Social Games? | TechCrunch
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Remember social games? Remember how they supposed to be the future, how they were transforming the games industry and all that? No? Strangel

Things That Make No Sense [Oculus and Facebook] - What Games Are
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The purchase of Oculus Rift by Facebook makes absolutely no sense.

The Console Market Is In Crisis | TechCrunch
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Neither of the games industry's new flagship boxes -- the PS4 and the Xbox One -- is selling well compared to previous generations of flagsh

At GDC 2014 - What Games Are
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Are you coming to GDC 2014? If so, say hi.

What Games Are: The Wacky World Of Convergent Divergence | TechCrunch
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It used to be the case that developers had a binary choice between a multi-platform strategy with lowest-common denominator game ideas, or m

What Games Are: The Future Of Pervasive Games | TechCrunch
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Games as a service exist, but are often still tied to the idea of one primary device. At the same time software is moving away from one devi

What Games Are: A Farewell To Games Stores | TechCrunch
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They still hang on in there selling used games and new releases, but the long-predicted death of the video game store has not wavered. It's

What Games Are: The Nintendo Difference Still Exists | TechCrunch
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There are three kinds of articles that regularly get written about Nintendo. The first article says Nintendo's hardware business is doomed.

Microconsole Generation Video - What Games Are
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Welcome to the Microconsole Generation from Tadhg Kelly on Vimeo. I couldn't attend the Future is Games conference in Arizona this week for

What Games Are: Steam’s Big Bet | TechCrunch
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With new consoles and microconsoles starting to pop into existence, this week Valve finally revealed its answer: SteamOS. Steam Machines. St

What Games Are: The Perplexing OUYA Reflex | TechCrunch
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With the extended overreaction to the Free The Games fund from the development community, the question to be asked is why do OUYA and the ot

What Games Are: The March Of The Muggles | TechCrunch
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It's easy to consign tablet and mobile gaming to the lamestream and feel that there's a detente between that and the more core gaming platfo

Kids can't use computers... and this is why it should worry you - Coding...
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TL;DR? Why not just go watch another five second video of a kitten with it’s head in a toilet roll, or a 140 character description of a meal

What Games Are: Self-Publishing On Console Will Not Create The Next Supe...
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It's interesting to watch Microsoft pivot to liberalize their platform and allow self-publishing for indies, but that doesn't mean Xbox will

What Games Are: Apple Needs To Make An iJoypad | TechCrunch
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The prospect of iPhones supporting game controllers is cool. But why is Apple giving away the opportunity to seize the initiative and make a

Circling The Drain With Citizen Kane - What Games Are
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(Insert game here) is not the Citizen Kane of games. The question itself not only says much about those who ask it, it grows no closer to be

What Games Are: The Culture Gap In Mobile Games | TechCrunch
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While other formats gain huge swathes of coverage in the gaming press, the talk in mobile is almost always just about process, business mode