What a Load of Tits: The depressing success of Game of War: Fire Age

All too often, free-to-play is held up as the virus that’s infested itself within the games industry – the demon that started life on Facebook and mobile and is now, gradually, starting to make gamers from all across the spectrum sick. I’ll give my thoughts on free-to-play right now: I don’t mind it. For some… Read More

Article: Growing pains – Why Monument Valley isn’t the answer to Mobile’s mid-life crisis

Late last week my first ever op-ed for GamesIndustry.biz was published, tackling mobile’s mid-life crisis and why pumping out more Monument Valleys isn’t going to help anyone. If you want to ascend to the summit of 30 St. Mary Axe – that’s London’s iconic Gherkin to you and me – you have to take two… Read More

Article: The birth and death of mobile: My 8 years at Pocket Gamer

My last piece for PocketGamer.biz, the site I was Editor of for two years, has just gone live. For the last few weeks leading up to this, my final day at PocketGamer.biz, I’ve been telling people I’ve worked on the site (and PocketGamer.co.uk) in some capacity for just over seven years. It would appear somewhere… Read More