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Ludum Dare: October Challenge 2011 Wrap-up

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Gaming on the House | 3 comments

As Ludum Dare’s October Challenge 2011 concludes, we look at a few of the star submissions to come out of this year’s event. Why settle for just one game when they’re all winners, after all!

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The App Store: A New Marketplace Paradigm

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in The Future of Gaming | 0 comments

Some might see the App Store as simply a new and simplified way to buy applications, but underneath it is a paradigm that promises to fundamentally change the marketplace for developers, retailers and consumers. This week, DDJ explains how this will work in the future.

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The Rise of the iPhone

Posted by on Jul 28, 2011 in The Future of Gaming | 0 comments

In the second part of his “The Future of Gaming” series, DDJ looks at the iPhone and how it poses a legitimate threat to Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony. Through its amazing ubiquity and its brilliant business plan, could the iPhone (and other smartphones) ever prove to really cut into the big names’ market share?

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