EA CTO Ken Moss leads 1,000 engineers building the tech for future games

EA CTO Ken Moss leads 1,000 engineers constructing the tech for future video games

When Ken Moss interviewed at Electronic Arts for the chief expertise officer, he talked to 14 folks. They have been nervous about bringing in somebody from exterior the sport trade, however they ultimately obtained snug and employed him in 2014. It helped that he was a lifelong gamer. Now Moss manages groups unfold around the […]

Glu CEO Nick Earl on ‘leaning in’ for creativity

Glu CEO Nick Earl on ‘leaning in’ for creativity

Nick Earl has been attempting to guide a artistic transformation at Glu Mobile for the previous two-and-a-half years since he joined the cellular recreation firm and later turned its CEO. It began with the acquisition of Crowdstar in 2016 and the expansion of the titles Design Home and Covet Fashion, two video games aimed toward ladies that got here […]

SuperData Research: Games will lead the growth of entertainment

SuperData Research: Games will lead the expansion of leisure

As conventional leisure struggles to search out its place in a brand new digital world, video video games prosper and have advanced right into a mainstream type of leisure. Joost van Dreunen, CEO of analyst agency SuperData Research, talked the rise of video games within the context of the bigger media and leisure trade development […]

Make a good game — worry about transmedia later

Make a superb sport — fear about transmedia later

Jon Goldman has some recommendation for indie builders who’re making an attempt to fabricate transmedia IP from the get-go: Don’t. Transmedia is the intersection of various mediums, like launching a sport alongside a comic book e-book or film set in the identical universe — and it’s one thing Goldman could be very aware of. He’s […]

The DeanBeat: What we learned about the future of games this week

The DeanBeat: What we discovered about the way forward for video games this week

Each 12 months, we maintain our GamesBeat Summit occasion to collect one of the best excited about the place gaming goes. This week, at our fourth annual summit and 10th 12 months of GamesBeat occasions, we heard dozens of intellectually stimulating talks from 82 audio system at our GamesBeat Summit 2018 occasion in Mill Valley. […]

Thanks for coming to GamesBeat Summit 2018: The Future of Games

Thanks for coming to GamesBeat Summit 2018: The Future of Games

Thank you to those that got here to GamesBeat Summit 2018. We had 264 attendees, in comparison with about 200 in our first summit in 2015. And we had many 1000’s of individuals watching on our livestreams on Facebook and Twitch. It’s not fairly the group of 28,000 people who attended the latest Game Developers […]

Niantic CEO John Hanke: Games are the primordial soup for tech evolution

Niantic CEO John Hanke: Games are the primordial soup for tech evolution

Niantic CEO John Hanke summoned up the ghost of Arthur C. Clarke when discussing augmented actuality with the well-known quote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” But to get expertise to that time, experimentation is important — and video games are the right proving floor. “One of the great things about games and gamers as […]