We quickly set up shop and grabbed some video of IUGO’s new pinball game Freeballin’ while at the iPhone Game Developer’s Union party on Thursday night. It’s looking good!
Before founding Slide To Play, Steve spent two years as Chief Editor of Wireless Gaming Review and GameSpot Mobile. During that time, he reviewed and previewed hundreds of mobile games from around the world, moderated many important panels at industry events, and administered The Mobies, the first international awards show for mobile games. After leaving GameSpot, he founded an independent consultancy, Foci Mobile, to work with mobile games publishers on design, marketing and localization issues. More recently, he served as Vivendi Games Mobile's Editorial Guru, where he developed new concepts, conducted competitive research, produced several games, and wrote episodes for the award-winning Surviving Hollywood and Surviving High School franchises. Steve holds a BA in History from Dartmouth College, and an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago. His first computer was a Mac LCIII, and his all-time favorite computer game is Myth, followed closely by Marathon Infinity.
By the time we finally got to sit down with him for a chat yesterday, ngmoco’s Neil Young was completely exhausted. Since his keynote address at GDC Mobile on Monday, he’d been giving one interview after another. As the public face of the hottest publisher on the hottest gaming platform on the planet, such is Young’s fate. But he’s not complaining, mind you. (more…)