When creating your dream game (or at least a game you’re emotionally invested in), it’s easy to get carried away. The “what ifs” start popping up and you grow increasingly curious of new mechanics and creative decisions. Where to begin?
If you’ve been following industry news this week, you’ve undoubtedly caught wind of at least one of the recent game shutdowns.
Notably – after nearly a decade – Quest Online’s Alganon is no more. Epic Games’ Paragon is also closing up shop due to its inability to acquire and retain users. Even Motiga’s Gigantic is shutting down later this year.
Sometimes it’s important to take a step back from the what-ifs and possible scenarios and get back to the basics. You may not be a seasoned community manager; perhaps you’re an indie dev in need of some community management, or maybe you just want your digital presence to solidify and develop your brand.
The best part about applying the following best practices in your daily routine is that often enough they’re applicable to roles and industries outside of traditional gaming community management!
The Nintendo Labo, a new gaming and construction toy platform designed to accompany the Switch, is challenging what we’ve grown accustomed to with modern AAA peripherals. Over the years we’ve seen the rise and fall of both the Kinect and Guitar Hero. If you find the term “fall” a bit on the dramatic side, I’m sure you’ll agree that the “plateau” of VR peripherals is certainly fair.