Before January is out, here is the annual look at Kickstarter for the year 2017. Where is Kickstarter going? Overall funding bounces back After its very first year of decline in funding of projects in 2016, Kickstarter sees a bounce back in the overall money actually raised. That bounce is very timid though, even if […]
This is the week after gamescom, and as is tradition, I have some numbers to share about the event. I will reference data from previous years (some slightly adjusted), as this exercise has been done now for 2014, 2015 and 2016. gamescom 2017 New dates As for the last 3 years in a row, the […]
Like last year, I did a mini-research on games on Kickstarter at the mid-year point. It allows me to keep an eye on the trend, and check properly hard data a bit more often. On top looking at the Games category and the video games and tabletop games sub-categories, I am also throwing in a few numbers on Kickstarter overall.
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As per the tradition, this is the media coverage analysis of the 2017 E3 that took place last week.
We are hiring again! This time, we’re looking for a native German experienced PR executive with equal amounts of writing skill, creative flair and love of video games. Prior PR/marketing experience is required, but the role could also suit someone with a different background in online communication, like a community or social media manager.
For almost seven years, part of my job in the video games industry has been to look at, analyze and predict review scores of games. I’ve done this for a variety of different clients, from my previous employer EA to a host of smaller and bigger indie developers. At ICO, we have quite a bit […]
We have a new report out – find out about the coverage of mobile topics in the video games media.
This is the third article of media coverage analysis for the Nintendo Switch, but it’s the most important one as the console has now been released. While I will discuss previous announcements, you can read again the posts about the console’s first announcement and the January event that revealed most of the details about it. […]
A look at the overall media coverage of video games in 2016.
A deep dive into the games projects on Kickstarter in 2016.
In preparation for my upcoming GDC talk “Get Journalists to Cover Your Game: Lessons from Online Dating, Praying and ‘No Man’s Sky’“ I talked to plenty of high profile journalists to find out what makes them cover games.