Ah, the summertime. The sun is shining, the water is warm and inviting, people are going on vacation, and gamers have absolutely no important game releases to look forward to. Maybe we will see a licensed title here or there for the big summer blockbuster movies, but on the whole, important video game releases simply don’t happen in the summer. Why is this? Why does our industry seemingly get put on hold, or at the very least slow down in the summertime months?