Daily Archives: April 16, 2010

Videogame Franchises… the slow death?

Over at IGN games there is an editorial discussing whether franchises are killing videogames. It is an interesting discussion, the idea that as gaming companies become more conservative and focus on ‘tried and true’ franchises, they stifle creativity. There’s some measure of truth to that and I do agree that franchises drown out ‘shelf and […]

Reading… Makers by Cory Doctorow

About halfway reading through Makers by Cory Doctorow… a very interesting read with some keen observations on where commerce may be heading (or maybe, should be heading). This is the first novel of his I have read though I have read many of his stories, being first introduced to him through On Spec magazine. Definitely […]