Killing is Harmless sells 900 copies in first two weeks

Leigh Harris
Killing is Harmless sells 900 copies in first two weeks

Brendan Keogh's critical analysis of Spec Ops: The Line has demonstrated a market for long-form games criticism.

The book has sold over 900 digital copies so far, with it's pricing model of asking $2.99, and an option to pay more.

According to publisher Stolen Projects, the average purchase price is $4.50, with some purchases being as high as $10.

Keogh said: "The reception of Killing is Harmless has been successful in sparking discussions about how games criticism can function to build a richer videogame culture."

"Truly, I never expected this many people would be willing to read such an extended piece about a single game. It just goes to show how hungry videogame audiences are for thoughtful writing unconstrained by traditional media delivery."

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Tags: 2k games , sales , ebooks , Spec Ops: The Line , brendan Keogh , Stolen Projects , Hilling is Harmless

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