July 22, 2014
Think you have a pretty good read on where video game consumers are spending their money? Perhaps it's time to reassess: The game could be a fad but if it remains popular, it could net Kardashian $85 million this year and according to Gamasutra, Cowen Research estimates the game will generate roughly $225M in revenue for Glu's 2014 fiscal year. Developer Glu Mobile's stock has soared to it's highest point since 2007 and the game has a rather enthusiastic fanbase that was vehemently upset when the game servers ran into problems over the weekend. [more inside]
May 31, 2012
A while back I made a modest proposal about what I would love to see in the future for Minecraft. They went with ponies and unicorns and stuff instead, but it looks like someone else has built pretty much what I was hoping for. And it's free to play.
March 8, 2012
Team Fortress 2: From the Orange Box to Free to Play in Just Four Years was a GDC 2012 panel hosted by programmer Joe Ludwig, and dropped some pretty interesting numbers, among them: 400%, 30 million, 8 million, 1.7 million, 3 million, 10 million, and $300,000.
June 20, 2011