Publishers Basing Royalties On Metacritic Scores

Stephen Totilo of MTV Multiplayer continues his week-long look at video game review practices by exploring the practice of game publishers withholding certain bonuses and/or royalties if the game doesn't achieve a certain Metacritic average. Basically a publisher agrees to finance the development of a game as long as… » 5/29/08 2:00pm 5/29/08 2:00pm

Which Publishers Can Think Globally, Act Globally?

Games are a global business. After all, how many other industries could I work in where I live in Australia, work for an American-based company and can be read by anyone from Portugal to the Philippines at the push of a button? Not many. So it's a shame that while information about games is truly global, the games… » 5/22/08 3:00pm 5/22/08 3:00pm