2012-09-03

Youtube Game Theory with Scott Steinberg


Game Theory with Scott Steinberg - Episode 1: Reinventing the Video Game Industry

Battered and bruised by plummeting sales, the video game industry staggers on, steadily losing ground at retail. When will we finally wake up and realize that things have irrevocably changed? From social network games to motion controls, iPhone apps, 3D games and cloud computing, the modern gaming business isn't just virtually unrecognizable. It's also being completely reinvented courtesy of new concepts like digital distribution and free-to-play titles with each passing day. In the first of a multi-part series, the field's biggest names reveal just how long and hard the road to redemption remains, and why things will never again be the same.


Game Theory with Scott Steinberg - Episode 2: Time for a Reality Check


As revenues continue to flatline and studios disintegrate, gaming insiders are being forced to accept reality: Nothing has changed. Forget what you see in the headlines -- here, the field's biggest names reveal just how big the changes rocking the business are, and what it really takes to survive. Can we evolve in time?


Video Game History: Past, Present and Future of Play - Vs. Mode Episode 0

New video game talk show Vs. Mode: Two Can Play pits two of the gaming industry's top designers, developers and executives together in heated debate. The series pilot, Video Game History: The Past, Present and Future of Play, stars Ultima creator Richard Garriott and Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin, who argue just how far gaming has come, and has yet to go. It offers a fascinating perspective on just how much the art and business of game design has changed over the last four decades, from the days of 5 ¼ inch floppy disks and Apple II computers to today's wonderful world of social games, iPhone apps, free to play online outings, and digital distribution.