Worth Reading: 08/25/2014
It's a new week. PAX is almost here. Before we get there, some ruminations on the term "gamer," a new take on what's wrong with mobile, and much more.
A Sobering Conversation About Mobile Gaming
While making The Room, Fireproof learned how toxic the mobile world has become. Porting the game to PC gave it a chance to look back on that journey, and it's not pretty.
Google Won't Allow Games With In-App Purchases to Call Themselves "Free"
Right now, it's a change rolling out in Europe, but we can only hope it makes the leap overseas.
Meet the Clones
Threes is the latest game to fall victim to the increasingly rampant cloning of smaller video games, especially on mobile. We spoke to the people who made these clones, and tried to find out why.
Worth Reading: 03/28/2014
Some musings on the responsibilities of a reporter, and your usual barrage of links, games, and more.
Amazon Acquires Killer Instinct Developer Double Helix
Suddenly, rumors about Amazon getting into games became very real.
Ouya Nabs Games From Airtight, Minority Media
The game from Kim Swift's studio will be an exclusive, as well.
More Details on Rad-Sounding Baldur’s Gate Update
All but Android versions scheduled for September, with a slew of updates.
Robert Bowling Commits Exclusive to Ouya
Zombie action game Human Element to have prequel on Android console.
You Can Play For Free, Friend, If You're Good Enough
Wind-Up Knight's experimental take on the popular freemium model, but one that rewards hardcore players in the process.
Nintendo of America: Don't Even Think About Pokemon for iPhone
The company line isn't very different from the one in Japan.
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