Office of Fair Trading Investigating F2P

In the UK the topic of children and IAPs has become a mainstream news topic in the last month. Now the Office of Fair Trading (the governmental UK consumer protection organisation) has said it will investigate if some F2P games targeting children are “misleading, commercially aggressive or otherwise unfair” or in other words “unlawful”. Well…

Slamjet Stadium Out Now

My buddy Alistair “The A-Dogg” Aitcheson’s two-player-single-iPad title Slamjet Stadium just hit the App Store. It is one of the most fun titles I’ve played in a long while – jostling friends over control of slamjets is as hectic as it gets. It’s impossible to describe how much chaos can be involved and how competitive…

Judging 2013 BAFTA Games Awards

It was a great honor to be invited to the Mobile & Handheld jury for this year’s BAFTA Games Awards and the quality of the games were outstanding, which is a testament to how far mobile games have come. The Walking Dead was a fine winner of the award. The level of polish is outstanding…

BBC News Interview: Children and IAPs

Following Don’t Tell Me How Spend My Money getting picked up by Stuart Dredge in this Guardian article, I was contacted by BBC News for a short interview. The hot topic of children and IAPs hit mainstream media after a boy wracked up over £1,700 on his dad’s iPad. You can read more and watch…