Archive - Steve Peterson
West Coast Editor
Steve Peterson has been in the game business for 30 years now as a designer (co-designer of the Champions RPG among others), a marketer (for various software companies) and a lecturer. Follow him on Twitter @20thLevel.
A year ago Ex-EA CEO talks about how publishers are changing and how chasing graphics on mobile can be a "road to ruin"
A year ago [a]list daily examines the details of the buyout from Vivendi and what it means for Activision's future
A year ago We look more closely at Zynga's numbers and what new CEO Mattrick has to do
A year ago Meteor marketing VP Paula Cuneo says, "If a game is really good, it should be all word of mouth"
Opinion A year ago Game designers and game marketers need to work together from the very start of a project
A year ago EA could be liable for millions in back royalties; we speak with Antonick's attorney [Updated: EA responds]
A year ago NPD numbers show hardware is hurting; time for the Big Three to cut prices in advance of the holiday season
A year ago We talk to CBSi's SVP and the new VP of eSports about their media strategy
A year ago Why console gaming may change forever, and what Wargaming is planning with Chris Taylor
A year ago Tony Key discusses why marketing budgets are expanding and how Watch_Dogs connects to the NSA scandal
A year ago [a]list daily's Steve Peterson takes a look at the recent reports of next-gen consoles selling out
A year ago The delicate issue of pricing is something that hardware and software marketers and designers will need to tackle
Opinion A year ago What's in it for Mattrick, and what does it mean for Zynga?
A year ago Android-powered console to battle expected Apple TV-based game console
A year ago Kabam plans to hire an additional 200 employees this year
A year ago EVP Andrew Wilson intends to "re-establish Origin as a service to gamers, not as a means to drive transactions"
A year ago Sony SVP of PlayStation brand marketing talks about Sony's E3 press event, PS Vita, the One Sony strategy, and how retail is still critically important
A year ago While it's not as bad as retail sales, consumers are still cautious
A year ago Stock climbs in after-hours trading; Gamefly, Redbox weigh in
A year ago Guillemot says Ubi has made no policy yet on used games for Xbox One; he also sees next-gen dev costs rising quickly two years from now
A year ago Following the earnings call, we analyze the year ahead for GameStop as controversy over Xbox One and used games heats up
A year ago The successful Kickstarter-backed game's mobile versions will be distributed worldwide; Molyneux also tells us he fears consoles are "becoming a hobby"
A year ago "Effectively, Nintendo needs to relaunch the Wii U and make sure the audience understands what it is"
A year ago [Updated] Sources say around 30 staff laid off
A year ago Activision's super confident in its console-centric approach, so why are the execs warning of dangers ahead? We analyze the company's position