Game Classification: Defining AAA, AA, and III Games

Game Classification: Defining AAA, AA, and III Games

At first, games were just games. Good games, bad games; big games, little games. Then came the rise of the AAA game. Suddenly a game either was or was not AAA. Inevitably, other classifications followed. In this article, we try to dig into what those are and what they mean. Along the way, we also propose some clearer and more concrete definitions for those terms than currently exist.

Tiny Hydra Game Release: We Made a Thing!

Tiny Hydra Game Release: We Made a Thing!

This Game is a Business Card is a short visual novel that gives you, as the player, the chance to become an Executive Producer or some other kind of senior manager on a game development project. You will encounter the kind of problems that such a person is likely to contend with and you’ll be given choices that will let you solve them, or perhaps, make them worse.

Vertical Slice vs MVP: What’s the Difference?

Vertical Slice vs MVP: What’s the Difference?

When talking to teams that are early in the development process, they often tell us they want to make either a vertical slice or an MVP (minimum viable product) of their game. We find these two terms get used interchangeably when in fact, they are very different. To clear up any confusion, let’s take a look at what the two terms mean, and better yet, how to use the concepts behind them to make a great game.

A Complete List of Game Industry Job Boards

A Complete List of Game Industry Job Boards

Job boards are one of the quickest and most straightforward ways to apply for jobs. Luckily, the games industry has a whole bunch. The advantage of industry-specific job boards is that they are much more targeted than general listing sites like Indeed or Monster, meaning you don’t have to wade through a ton of FinTech…