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Understanding "Games as a Service" for Game Development

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Oct 10, 2014 12:33:59 PM

A recent trend among AAA developers in the Game Industry has been approaching video games as a service as opposed to being a product. While this may not sound different at first, it marks a major shift in selling and developing your title which can mean a big success or a big failure depending on how you approach it. 

“Games as a service” is a concept that doesn't just apply to multiplayer games anymore and is something that developers of all genres should know about in today's market.

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DDOS Attacks and their Threat on the Game Industry

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Sep 2, 2014 1:25:28 PM

Recently, fans of Blizzard had good and bad news in the form of the first major update to Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls and Battle.Net -- Blizzard's online network being a target of a DDOS attack. 

The attack made it almost impossible to play any games from Blizzard and adds them to the growing list of game designers being affected by DDOS attacks. For today's post we're going to examine what are DDOS attacks and why attacks on the Game Industry are escalating.

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