วันอาทิตย์ที่ 12 กันยายน พ.ศ. 2553
07/16/2010 Jagex: We Had to Self-Publish

Speaking at the Develop conference this week, Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard said that it became a self-publisher out of necessity after several big time publishers basically told them "f**k you."

The company responsible for the ultra popular browser-based MMORPG RuneScape said that it approached Electronic Arts and Activision, but were soundly rejected. Even after its game became a massive hit, publishers spurned them.

\\ "We went to the publishers as Activision and EA, and said that 've a great browser game, and they said fuck' in '," was shown on Gerhard Development conference in Brighton. "We came back and said, 've got millions of users and they said garbage' '. Necessity forced us to become a publisher. "

Gerhard said that, despite those hurdles, the company managed to do well; in 2005 Sony was willing to invest in the company. That's a a long way from being ignored by EA and Activision. Besides publishing RuneScape and casual games through the FunOrb portal, Jagex is also releasing titles such as War of Legends, which is "125 percent over target on revenues," according to Gerhard. More

read more




RPG iPhone

0 ความคิดเห็น:

แสดงความคิดเห็น

Blog Archive