Category: Data

Misconceptions Mondays #4 – Release dates don’t matter

Winter is coming, even though it might not feel like it here in the UK, where we’ve had some very un-British heat waves recently. The start of September marks the return of the Triple-A industry, who lay dormant most of the summer. For this reason, from September until January marks the worst period of the year to be releasing an indie game, if you can help it. Now, I’m …

What does the Unity Dev Report actually tell us?

Unity recently surveyed 1,455 game studios asking all sorts of interesting questions. In case you don’t have time to sit through the entire report, here are some interesting observations. Well, hopefully interesting. A word of warning: this a very wide sampling of studios, and the numbers are skewed firstly by the inclusion of some massive, non-independent studios and secondly by the mobile market. Unity tries to fix this by …