33 on Metacritic: Why My Game Failed (VIDEO)

Despite enjoying a lot of positive pre-launch coverage, Vogelsap’s asymmetrical multiplayer shooter The Flock failed at launch. Creative Director and Game Designer Jeroen Van Hasselt analysed the launch and what went wrong during this frank and honest talk at Control Conference 2015:

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Illustration: Bo Zonneveld. Video operator: Joeri Pels. Photo: Arno Landsbergen.

Matthijs Dierckx
Matthijs Dierckx
Dierckx is Composer and Marketing Lead on roguelite cult hit Unexplored and two undisclosed projects. He is co-creator of Android puzzle hit Sumico, the numbers game. Dierckx is the former Publisher and Founder of Control Magazine, Control Conference and Control500.com and writes about games on an irregular basis.

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