After the LA Games Conference GBR spent time chatting with 3dSunshine founder Steven Schkolne, a downtown Los Angeles based company founded in 2015. 3dSunshine is bringing to market a unique twist on modding: a single modding toolset for creating user generated content (UGC) users/players can apply across multiple games. You may recall some classic well-known mods […]
The number of children and teens who play mobile games are on the rise, according to a new report by EEDAR. The 2014 report, titled Deconstructing Mobile & Tablet Gaming Report, shows that the average age of mobile gamers is approximately 27.7 years old, which represents a seven-year decrease on the 2013 mean of 34. […]
Planned sessions at the Digital Kids Summit, taking place in San Francisco on October 21-22, will highlight the latest research on market trends among the youngest mobile device users. Nationally- acclaimed researcher, Vicki Rideout, will present the findings of several studies in her session titled “A Tapestry of Research on Kids and Digital Media.” Her […]
The industry is increasingly adopting a Freemium model with online games where players can get into the game for free, but pay for gear, access to special content and unique features. The problem is that kids, often the targeted audience, don’t have credit or debit cards, and can’t use the cash they have to participate […]
If you’ve been reading the gaming blogs over the past two years, you already know that EA/Will Wright’s species creation/simulation game Spore (http://www.spore.com/ftl) has attracted a LOT of attention (http://kotaku.com/tag/spore/) since its release back in 2008.