Posts tagged money

About discounts at release …

Slowly but surely I’m getting closer and closer to the release of HES (though if it’d get too close of the Christmas sale of Steam I might delay it a bit …) so obviously I’m starting to think of my launch strategy. One aspect of it is the all too famous now “discount on day […]

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Canadian dollar prices on Steam

I’m guessing that for most Canadians seeing a price in Canadian dollars is just weird. We’re used to see everything in US dollars and we’re used to the fact that we end up paying more than the price we see due to the weakness of the Canadian dollar (yes, it was worth a bit more […]

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Art and passion VS business and profits … Why not both!

The word “indie” evokes plenty of different things to different people but more specifically to many game devs it means something like “a creative/artistic process/passion as an end in itself”. Making money with their games is not an objective but maybe just a bonus or maybe it’s some kind of objective but they are still […]

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Warner Bros. Games Montreal = Big cry baby

Well let’s say at least its president Martin Tremblay sounds like one. This is what his reaction looks like following the news the government of Quebec will have to cut some of the tax credits related to media. In the past years Quebec has been very generous with the big players of the video game […]

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You and me don’t charge enough for our games

On March 22 here’s the top sellers list of indie games on Steam:¬†https://twitter.com/Over00/status/447447417265201154 Beside Papers, Please with a 50% discount and Garry’s Mod which has been on the top sellers list since the Big Bang it seems all games are priced $15 or more. What’s the point? Well there are a tons of indie games […]

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