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Is Mobile Gaming The New Core Gaming? | TechCrunch
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
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
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
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
The purchase of Oculus Rift by Facebook makes absolutely no sense.
What Games Are: The Wacky World Of Convergent Divergence | TechCrunch
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
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
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
There are three kinds of articles that regularly get written about Nintendo. The first article says Nintendo's hardware business is doomed.
What Games Are: The Perplexing OUYA Reflex | TechCrunch
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
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...
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...
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
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
(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
While other formats gain huge swathes of coverage in the gaming press, the talk in mobile is almost always just about process, business mode