Trust vs fear in player engagement and monetisation

Trust vs fear in player engagement and monetisation

Mar 6, 2019

The industry has been desperately trying to convince consumers that they want exclusively online experiences for years. Despite EA’s much-publicised assertion that players don’t want single-player games anymore, this isn’t a new idea that publishers have been trying to force into ‘self fulfilling prophecy’ status. It’s not...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 requires monstrous day one patch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 requires monstrous day one patch

Oct 12, 2018

If you’ve bought the disc version of Activision’s Call of Duty Black Ops IIII, we have bad news for you, as you can expect to download a massive 50GB patch as soon as you insert the disc in your console of choice. Maybe you’re twiddling your thumbs waiting for it to download right now. While the game’s new Blackout – Battle Royale...