Amanda Tait

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Silence of the Sleep is a beautiful horror adventure made by one guy

24 year old Finnish bloke Jesse Makkonen has been rather busy the last nine months as he's single-handedly created the first 65 per cent of his debut …

Why 'Buyer Beware' Is A Terrible Excuse For Bad Video Games

<i>The Escapist’s</i> Jim Sterling posted an excellent video recently on the concept of “caveat emptor”—or “buyer beware”—in the video game industry.<p>Essentially, Jim argues that not all customers can be aware of every issue with a game, that the majority of video game consumers aren’t active NeoGaf users …

Paid App Market Is Shrinking With Stunning Speed

Tired and disgusted with free apps that try to hawk in-game purchases and ads to you at every turn? There is no escape; the entire app market is going freemium. The reason for the rapid transition is spelled out by App Annie’s new survey. It claims that revenue from paid apps dropped by a drastic …

The Story of DOTA

<i>Every Sunday, we dust off an article from the Eurogamer archive that you may have missed at the time or may enjoy again. Valve announced The</i> …

Aha! Moment: The Devious World Of Free Games And Paid Google Display Ads

Google has made targeted advertising so easy—and so easy to get wrong. By creating tools that automate campaign dynamics that used to require teams of dedicated professionals to execute, Google has allowed many businesses to believe that those teams of (highly-paid) professionals are unnecessary. A …

The Surprising Connection Between Playing Video Games And A Thicker Brain

For all the negative news about the alleged downsides of playing video games, it’s always surprising to come across research that shows a potentially huge upside. A new study fills the bill by showing that heavy video game play is associated with greater “cortical thickness” – a neuroscience term …