Game Consultant

Game Consultant

www.podcastgameconsultant.com
Reinout is a Game Dev Investor and Strategy Advisor. Host of the ‘Game Consultant’ Podcast. If you want to know more about trends, analysis and insights in gaming, then listen to his interviews with leading gaming experts.


Episode 29; Mobile Growth Association (MGA) And Their June Event MGS Global Virtual Conference 1.0 For Mobile Marketing Professionals
May 31 • 54 min
Some weeks ago I had a chat with Dave Westin of Mobile Growth Association (MGA), I have known Dave for a very long time. He updated me about their upcoming event MGS Global Virtual Conference 1.0 and their roadmap for 2020-21. Local communities is part of…
Episode 28; Venture Parter Of Makers Fund And Investor Aðalsteinn “Alli” Óttarsson Talks About Investing In Gaming And Joakim Talks About The Perfect Pitch Deck For Gaming Studios
May 24 • 38 min
His name is Aðalsteinn Óttarsson, but his friends are calling him; “Alli”. He describes himself as a transformation leader with 18 years of game development experience as Director, Producer and Programmer. In his past roles he has lead large…
Episode 27; Our Games Podcast In The Top 40 Gaming Podcasts Of Feedspot, Esports And Legal With Justin Jacobson, Items of Joakim and Cris, Indie Games Spotlight And Nordic Game Online Update
May 21 • 78 min
This is Episode 27 of Game Consultant. It is amazing to see how many people are listening by now. The gaming podcast is growing every week in terms of listeners, but also people visit the website more and more. Sometimes I dont have a clear overview…
Episode 26; Esports In Southeast Asia Is Booming And This Esports Organization Is Leading By Example; EVOS Esports has A Clear Roadmap To Become The Dominant Player In Southeast Asia
May 13 • 50 min
As businesses fight “tooth and nail” to survive these turbulent Covid-19 times, it seems gaming companies are finding themselves on the right side of history right now. And EVOS Esports happens to be one of them. I have a talk with Ivan Yeo, co-founder…
Episode 25; Joakim About Supercell And Five Items That Stood Out​, Doki From Utomik Explains How Indie Game Developers Can Showcase Their Games, Nordic Game Update About Game Music
May 10 • 63 min
Deconstruction of Supercell — Five Items That Stood Out Joakim is telling about Supercell and his opinion why the company is still standing out. Deconstructor of Fun released an essay on Supercell this week. It’s an insightful article written by Miska…
Episode 24; Horizon 2020 Is Offering Free Funding, Grants And Loans For Gaming Companies In Europe, Xsolla Is The Video Games Business Engine And Nordic Game Event 2020, NG20, Update
May 6 • 87 min
Main guest interview of today is with Dmitry Burkovskiy of Xsolla. Their slogan is “Xsolla is the video game business engine!Our set of solutions helps you improve operations and sell more.” Dmitry is explaining more indepth. Als Xsolla is organizing an…
Episode 23; Kate Edwards About Her Passion For The Global Game Jam And Endorsing GameWorkers Unite But Concerns Like The Negative Cultural Force In Gaming like Bad habits, Poor Management And Leaders
May 3 • 69 min
In episode 23 I am talking to Kate Edwards. Our talk is about people in gaming. Cause this is what makes Kate ‘tick’. She cares about the people that make the games industry (complete). Various Topics do pass in our fun conversation about gaming and the…
Episode 22; Yvette Wohn studies the role of algorithms and social interactions in livestreaming, esports, gaming, and social media
Apr 29 • 52 min
I am having a fun and insightful talk with Yvette Wohn. Her Biography is here and that explains a lot about her background. Some questions she answered were “what she thinks about the virtual concerts in Fortnite, and why Epic Games is organizing these…
Episode 21; How to organize the branding for your games and game studio with Jussi Solja and the Report from Akmal Soliev about gaming in SEA region
Apr 26 • 71 min
In episode 21 I am talking about branding. Not only for your game studio, but also for your games and in your games, like how is the story telling matching the visuals and therefore how you communicate with your gamer community. Jussi Solja of Superbeast…
Episode 20; Interview about ‘European Video Games’ report with Richard Williamson of the Edison Group and Fast Forward Games, a Covid-19 initiative
Apr 22 • 55 min
This week is Gaming & Finance. Last episode 19 I was talking to Sergei of Mail.ru Games Ventures. Today I am talking to Richard Williamson of the Edison Group. He got a report out that is called; European video games: A safe haven in troubled times, click…
Episode 19; Gaming acquisitions Q1 2020, Reed Thinks about esports, highlights in gaming and more
Apr 19 • 45 min
In this episode I have Sergei Evdokimov, an investment associate at Mail.ru Games Ventures. We talk about Gaming acquisitions and investments Q1 2020. Interesting to hear that Investors and funds pumped more than $700 million game startups in the first…
Episode 18 with Cris Reed, Joakim Achren, companies GameBuddy and AfterMath and the latest game news
Apr 14 • 24 min
In this episode esport item of Chris Reed, of The Level Up Experience, with “Reed Thinks”, Joakim Achren, of Elite Game Developers, with his highlights of gaming industry and two companies to watch. Niklas send me a deck of GameBuddy and Kim of Aftermath.…
Episode 17; Game News, esports item of Cris Reed, Two companies to watch and #PlayApartTogether campaign
Apr 7 • 31 min
In Episode 17, 2 days later then normal, I am cleaning up my inbox. And I had two companies in mind to should be on your companies to watch list; Javier Rayón of Dream of Darkness and Yuval Koren of Pikoya. Furtheron, Cris Reed is talking about esports…
Episode 16; User Acquisition Advise from Games Marketing Guru himself; Oliver Kern
Apr 1 • 40 min
In this episode I get to talk to Oliver Kern of Target Gamers. We talk about user acquisition in general, but also about how to adjust your user acquisition in games during this Covid-19 period and after the virus. Can and will consumer, read gamers,…
Episode 15 with Esports item of Cris Reed and interview Doki Tops of Utomik.com about Cloud gaming, streaming and indie game developers
Mar 29 • 56 min
People that worked with me on this episode; Doki Tops of Utomik.com and Cris Reed of The Level Up Experience. Quick word; The games industry is doing realy well during this lockdown. All good, but lets make sure that we, as an industry, will also look…
Episode 14; What will Covid-19 Corona Virus do with the Games Industry 2020-2022?
Mar 26 • 7 min
In this episode I am asking a few questions besides my take on what might happen in the games industry! I am inviting you to come and brainstorm. Let other people know, that I am trying to get something going here, where we, as a gaming industry, compare…
Episode 13 Quick Overview of the Latest Game News by Reinout te Brake
Mar 24 • 9 min
A quick overview of the latest game-news. One interesting thing. Appsflyers is predicting increase for 2022 in user acquisition. My question is; In the light of the corona virus, can you seriously predict this? My usual sources are;…
Episode 12; Jacob and Teddy explain Nordic Game, New item (Cris) Reed thinks is about esports and latest game news
Mar 22 • 45 min
In this episode 12 I have Jacob Riis and Teddy Florea. Jacob is the organiser, CCO, and Host, Nordic Game Conference + Nordic Game Discovery Contest at Nordic Game Resources AB. Teddy is Director of Business Development at Nordic Game Resources AB. They…
Episode 11 Interview with Oscar Clark, Former Evangelist for Papaya Mobile, Applifier and Unity Technologies
Mar 19 • 62 min
I did interview Oscar Clark, who didnt want to tell me his age! In a way he did. The whole interview you can listen here. It was a magical an hour. I just couldnt stop him and that is the format! Get industry people to talk, explain, share their vision,…
Promo Episode 11; Mister Oscar Clark, Mister Unity, Mister Experience in Gaming 20+ years
Mar 18 • 4 min
Are you an indie developer? Wonder how to develop your game? Publish your game, do user acquisition in a good way, which gaming events to visit and so much more? I talk to Oscar Clark, 20+ in the gaming business. He can tell you to do’s and the don’t.…
Episode 10 with interviews Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat and Odile Limpach
Mar 15 • 60 min
First interview is with Professor Odile Limpach teaches economics and entrepreneurship at the Cologne Game Lab. Second interview is with Dean Takahashi, who is the lead writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat. Besides the news of https://www.pocketgamer.biz/,…
Promo Episode 10 with Dean Takahashi, the Lead Writer of GamesBeat and Odile Limpach, autor of The publishing Challenge for independent videogame developers
Mar 12 • 1 min
Talking to Dean Takahashi of Gamesbeat. Also a talk with Odile Limpach, who published her book “The publishing Challenge for independent videogame developers” Some of my questions; Who is Dean Are you a gamer Why and how did you start writing about games…
Episode 9; Special Podcast about the risks of Game Conferences and should we go online with these conferences
Mar 10 • 31 min
I spoke with Michael Liebe, who is organizing GamesWeekBerlin. He reached out and we discussed the topic of game conferences these days and the corona virus. How is it to be in his position? How is the gaming industry responding? What are other options,…
Episode 8; Indie Game devs LATAM and Gaming, Games For Change, Beat the Intro and more
Mar 8 • 39 min
Game Consultant Podcast, Episode 8 with Corona hits gaming industry, LATAM and Gaming, Games For Change, Beat the Intro and more! In Episode 8 of Game Consultant some very interesting topics, besides the lastest game news. - Margaret of Games for Change…
Promo Episode 8 Game Consultant, the weekly games industry podcast
Mar 5 • 2 min
In Episode 8 of Game Consultant some very interesting topics, besides the lastest game news. Epic cancels Unreal Fest Europe Following its withdrawal from GDC 2020, engine provider scraps its own event due to “uncertainty around health concerns and…
Episode 7 Game Consultant; ESL And Corona Virus, Kicked up of appartment and sell to Ubisoft, Israel and Games and Game Consultant Jay Powell
Mar 1 • 56 min
Episode 7 of PodCastGameConsultant.com is live! - From “Getting kicked out of your student appartment” to getting acquired by Ubisoft. Daniel Stammler tells about it. - Gaming in Israel is hot. A conference you should visit is GameISconf.com to get to…
Quick Episode; Corona Corona! The virus has hit the Games Industry
Feb 28 • 4 min
Gaming Companies are cancelling; https://www.game-consultant.com/game-news/2020/02/28/how-has-the-coronavirus-impacted-the-mobile-games-industry/ But there is an event that takes place; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaming-san-francisco-tickets-82196789811…
Promo Episode 7 Game Consultant with Jay Powell, Guy Ben-Dov, Daniel Stammler, Utomik and more
Feb 27 • 4 min
The latest Game News; Roblox funding, GDC Corona virus Gaming in Israel, Guy Ben-Dov is giving us an update Start up life in Gaming; Daniel Stammler, CEO of Kolibri Games, acquired by Ubisoft Game Consultant; Jay Powell of the Powell Group consulting…
Episode 6; Deconstructor of Fun, Recruitment in Games, Game News and Game Companies to Watch
Feb 23 • 38 min
In this episode, besides the latest game news, and again the status of GDC versus Corona virus; - Michael is going to explain what Deconstructor of Fun. I am always reading their linkedin update. Super interesting. - Marc of Game Recruiter is explaining…
Promo Episode 6; Recruitment in games, Deconstructor of Fun, Games Watch list
Feb 20 • 1 min
In episode 6 we have a diversity of people. Main topic is Recruitment and Games Michael is going to explain what Deconstructor of Fun. I am always reading their linkedin update. Super interesting. Marc of Game Recruiter is explaining the world of…
Episode 5; Tim Sweeney of Epic Games, Esports, facts and Figures, Legal in Games, Workshop by BizTech and Elite Game Developers
Feb 16 • 35 min
30 minutes of gaming update. Hope you will enjoy it. I want to thank the following people for assisting with answers to my questions; - Joakim Achrén Of Elite Game Developers, his podcast; https://podkite.link/HSBOaX1 - Tom Buscaglia, The Game Attorney -…
Promo Episode 5 of Game Consultant
Feb 12 • 1 min
I do hope you enjoyed episode 4 of Game Consultant. In episode 5 on Saturday the following items; - Start up in Games, Joakim Achrén founded NextGames and now has a new start up “Elite Game Developers”. - Legal and Games, how boring, do you say? But so…
Podcast Game Consultant Episode 4; GDC and Corona Virus, Mobile Revenues, Funding and Marketing
Feb 8 • 15 min
Read more about the episode here; https://www.game-consultant.com/game-news/2020/02/08/podcast-game-consultant-episode-4-gdc-and-corona-virus-mobile-revenues-funding-and-marketing/ #esports #podcast #game #consultant #games # industry #gdc #2020…
Promo For This Weekend’s New Podcast Episode Of Game Consultant; “Mobile Gaming Revenues On The Rise”
Feb 5 • 1 min
This weekend a brand new episode of Game Consultant. I am going to talk about the growing revenues of mobile gaming. 2019 was, yet, another stellar year for mobile gaming revenues. Sensor Tower estimates show that worldwide spending in games grew 12.8%…
Topics like China, GameBizCon, GameRefinery, Big Karma Games and more!
Feb 1 • 22 min
Changed the format a bit, not just one topic per episode, but address things that I feel that are relevant for & about the gaming industry. GameBizCon with Dirk Schmitt had a conference this week, a jury selected a top 10. Realy nice talking to people via…
Why da heck are we going to game conferences?
Jan 25 • 19 min
Game-Consultant.com Podcast time; Why da heck are you going to game conferences? My personal view what should be crucial for the gaming space when it comes to gaming conferences. Also a bit about myself, improve the podcast.
Intro trailer
Jan 17 • 0 min
Explaining the Game Consultant podcast
What is a game consultant?
Jan 17 • 11 min
My first podcast episode! I will try to explain what is a game consultant! Do check https://www.game-consultant.com