Why a creative mindset is important for business success

29 Jan 2021 - 5 minute read
Creativity (the intangible kind) can be a potent and powerful force for your business – but only when wielded correctly.

Etch Play's Games of the Year 2020

30 Dec 2020 - 5 minute read
We made it to the end of 2020! Pat yourselves on the back everyone. After this historic year, we wanted to celebrate some of the best games which..

The last console you’ll ever buy?

13 Nov 2020 - 7 minute read
The gaming industry is poised for dramatic change. In this week’s article, we’ll be examining the trends, and look at what the future of the..

How to stay relevant with seasonal content

29 Oct 2020 - 4 minute read
The Halloween season is upon us, and I’m sure you will have started to see the spooky game updates and DLC content rolling out throughout the..

Spotlight: How to engage gamers with authenticity

2 Oct 2020 - 3 minute read
The term "gamer" is rapidly becoming a redundant term. In the UK, 86% of people aged 16-69 have played computer or mobile games in the last year..

Spotlight: How to use Twitch to supercharge interest in your game

4 Sep 2020 - 5 minute read
We explore how studios can use Twitch as an effective tactic within their marketing strategy, to drive awareness for games. What is Twitch? If..

The game players you need to know (and how to manage them)

11 Aug 2020 - 5 minute read
In 1996, Richard Bartle proposed a categorisation system for players of online multiplayer games. The system puts players into one of four types,..

Spotlight: What this lockdown boom really means for gaming

31 Jul 2020 - 4 minute read
COVID-19 has impacted virtually every industry in one way or another, but one sector which has fared better than most is gaming. While many..

Gaming diversity: Valuable positives, and how to do better

8 Jul 2020 - 4 minute read
In the early days of computer science, it wouldn’t have been uncommon at all to see a number of women in technical roles. But during the 1980’s..

How to actually write brilliant videogames

10 Jun 2020 - 9 minute read
We live in an exciting age for videogames. There are games for all kinds of people, and with all kinds of associated messages, feelings and..

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