Alex St John

Alex St. John: OnLive is a good business idea that’s “doomed”

Alex St. John, a.k.a. Mr. DirectX and WildTangent founder, has said that OnLive is “doomed” due to the business being built on what he calls “false assumptions”.

11 years ago

Alex St John headlines

  • Microsoft "ramping down" games development - St John

    WildTangent boss Alex St John, speaking to GI, has claimed that Microsoft is backing down from first-party development as part of a “recovery phase” and a bid to make its games business profitable.“You will clearly see Sony and Microsoft ramping down their investment in those platforms… What’s interesting to note is that Microsoft [Game] Studios: […]

    13 years ago
  • Games consoles will be dead in 10 years, says St John

    WildTangent boss Alex St John has told the Casual Connect game conference in Seattle that the current generation of consoles will be the last, making the prediction that video game consoles will be “extinct” by 2020.“We are looking at the last generation of consoles right now,” he said, talking at the event this week. “I […]

    13 years ago