What’s more fun than playing games? Talking about them at length with like-minded players. As the Internet has grown, destinations for gamer conversations are springing up everywhere — from regular social media sites to Reddit, to forums hosted by enthusiast websites.
In an attempt to build a community that follows you wherever you’re playing, a team at Red Robot Labs launched First, a mobile-only online community centered around gaming. The app first appeared on Android, but is available for iOS on Thursday.
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The app was created by Mike Ouye and Peter Hawley, who both have backgrounds in gaming, along with John Davison, a former head of GameSpot and Metacritic for CBS Interactive. The app was designed based on their observations of how gamers communicate online. Read more…