The Life & Times of Video Games
The Life & Times of Video Games

Episode 1 - Race to the bottom

32:43 | Sep 5th, 2017

3 recommendations

In the early days of the iPhone App Store, game developers found themselves locked in a race to a $0.99 price point that none of them wanted to become standard. This is the story of how that happened,...Show More


Recommendations

pwitham recommended:Apr 9th

Truly interesting insight and a must listen for any mobile developer, the answer might not be what you thought it was.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful

danny recommended:Apr 8th

Spoiler: the answer isn't Steve jobs

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating

mm recommended:Mar 25th

Why are apps only $0.99 on the App Store even though it’s a lot of work to make an app? Hear from the guy that started the race to the bottom. Fabulous self-produced storytelling series about the history of video games.

I thought this episode was:

💎 A Hidden Gem
🕵️‍ Well-researched