Category: Business and Industry

Things That Have Been Keeping Me Busy

It has been almost a year since I wrote anything game-related on this blog. Although this blog hasn’t been active, I have been doing things. Here’s a rundown. Conventions This past March, I attended the Game Developers Conference. I had an amazing time at GDC 2014. I say this almost every year, but this was probably the best and my…

#1ReasonWhy: Thoughts and Link Round-Up

An interesting conversation thread happened on Twitter last week. Someone who works at Kickstarter as the specialist for games projects asked why there are so few women working in the games industry. It’s a huge question, one that seemed like a borderline troll question, given this person’s apparent disingenuous and condescending attitude in his follow-up tweets. Despite that inauspicious start,…

Guild Wars 2 Released!

We released Guild Wars 2 today to retail stores. Yes, the game is live! Even before the game was available on stores, pre-purchasers bought over 1 million copies, paying the entire amount for the game before the release date today. In another milestone,  during the three-day early access  period the game reached over 400000 simultaneous players online. There’s been some nice news…