October in Pokemon Go! Halloween Event Speculation! Gen 4?!

Events Galore for Pokemon Go in October! We already had two events, and likely have a huge Halloween special that will undoubtedly be big like previous years. So let’s get into what’s going on in Pokemon Go!   Psychic Spectacular This event is still live as of the posting of this article, but from October 5 thru the 14th, Pokemon […]

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Dr. Geek: What CES Meant for Gamers

Every year the best, most innovative, and oddest inventions in consumer electronics, the type of technological gadgetry that inhabit and enliven our daily lives, come together for an orgy of originality.  The International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES if you are cool enough, wrapped up last week, showcasing everything from Ultra HD television sets (or 4K sets since they have […]

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Dr. Geek: Disentangling Ourselves from the Web

I’ve joined the modern mobile world.  I took the plunge and bought a tablet.  I’d resisted buying a smartphone, mostly because I did not want to pay the exorbitant fees telecoms charge just to make owning a smartphone worthwhile.  I’d also have been deliberating for over a year what tablet to get.  I was interested last fall when Amazon announced the […]

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In Depth: Can the OUYA succeed and why should we want another home console?

The OUYA promises a $99 Android powered home console/dreamland for indie developers, but why? I don’t ask “why?” to be a good old-fashioned Debbie Downer, or even a Negative Nacy (or any other combination of adjective and name paired by alliteration), but rather to pose the very real question that the people behind OUYA should be asking; why do we […]

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In Depth: The 10 Ways Indie Developers Fail to Market Their Game

No matter what format, what system or what game you are developing for, there are certain things that can doom your game regardless of how good or bad it is from the start.  While this article is written with a focus on XBLIG’s, much of these apply to any indie game developer looking to make a dollar off of their […]

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