Category Archives: Business

Game Retailers Need Quality Service, Not Quality Control

One of my favourite weekly video series is Jim Sterling’s Jimquisition, where he dives into game industry and culture topics in the kind of straight-up, no nonsense way I try to practice here. He’s a lot more profane but I … Continue reading

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My Bold Predictions for 2014

Another year, another set of Bold Predictions. I revisited and scored myself on last year’s predictions in my previous post and I did pretty much the same as last year, which is to say pretty good but not perfect. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Bold Predictions for 2013

Happy New Year everyone! I had planned a longer blog post and Geek Bravado Ramble to talk about 2013 and some thoughts I had on the year ahead but every time I sat down to do them, it just didn’t … Continue reading

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Let’s Plays Are the Next Used Games (With Video)

If you’re reading a blog like this, chances are you know what Let’s Plays are. If not, watch the video companion for a quick rundown on the idea or look it up, it’s pretty straight forward. I’ll be honest, even … Continue reading

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My Double Fine Conundrum (With Video!)

This is another entry that has a Geek Bravado Ramble companion video which has a more long-form version of my thought process and arguments. If you’d like to check that out, you can do so below: One of the biggest … Continue reading

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So that was E3 2013 – Now with video!

First off, I had originally hoped to have this done much closer to the end of E3 but between the new house and work stuff, life just got too crazy. It’s good though because a ton of new stuff has … Continue reading

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UPDATED: My Nintendo Direct off-the-cuff reaction spectacular!

UPDATE: I feel like an idiot. In my exhaustion-ridden state last night, I completely forgot to add in a paragraph to my conclusions at the bottom of this post regarding the misplaced sentiment from many that Nintendo are just playing … Continue reading

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My Sony press conference off-the-cuff reaction spectacular!

Welcome to the second in my attempts to rapid-blog the big three E3 press events. It’s late, I’m exhausted and yet I’m shaking with anticipation at the same time. I’ve never seen such an absolute, total, thunderous beatdown as Sony … Continue reading

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My Microsoft press conference off-the-cuff reaction spectacular!

So I’m trying something a little different this year. Rather than do what everyone else does and clog up Twitter with live snark of the big platform holder press conferences at E3 (which also got me out of watching the … Continue reading

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Xbox One: When your customers become your enemy

I finished an appointment, had dinner, came into my office and saw Microsoft’s latest batch of scummy half-answers on the Xbox One. Then I almost threw up my otherwise excellent dinner in disgust. I’ve re-read the article several times just … Continue reading

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