Breaking down games to determine why they're interesting is something that all game designers should be doing if they want to make a successful game, but Adam Telfer takes it to the next level.
Our interview with him on how he chooses what games to study and how he goes about it caught everyone's eye last week, making it the most read article of the week.
Second on our Hot Five is the news that King is offering Snapchat filters and lenses to Bubble Witch 3 Saga players in a mobile-first partnership deal.
Management, old guard and Conan O'Brien
Thirdly, Kongregate has made a number of hires and promotions to shake up its management, including former InnoGames CFO Markus Lipp as Kongregate's CFO.
Finally, we look at why Japan's mobile gaming market is stagnating, and Conan O'Brien is tapped by Netmarble to promote Lineage 2 Revolution.
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