Jesse Schell

Xbox One u-turns: was Microsoft wrong to listen to you?

Xbox One’s big policy reversals have sparked a great deal of debate this year. VG247’s Dave Cook looks at this week’s comments from Jesse Schell and ponders if Microsoft should have stuck to its guns.

Jesse Schell headlines

  • Schell: listening to customers was Microsoft's big mistake

    Microsoft’s decision to reverse its bold Xbox One policies is a mistake typical of companies that restricts real change, according to veteran game designer Jesse Schell.

  • Releasing a game demo can cut your sales in half, warns Schell

    Schell games CEO and industry analyst Jesse Schell has warned that releasing a demo of your game before launch can kill your sales. Schell argues his case against releasing a demo at DICE Summit 2013 last week, and he had the stats to back up his claim too.

  • DICE Summit to be held at new venue, more speakers announced

    The DICE Summit will be held next year at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, which is a change of venue, and it will also be hosting a keynote each day. Speakers announced so far include Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford, thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen, and Jesse Schell, CEO of Schell Games. The event will […]