Tag Archives: gaming press

Why Does South Park Get Away With It? (With Video)

Sorry for the delay between the video and the blog. Life’s a little crazy right now. I kind of talk about why in the video. Before I get too far in, I should point out that I write this post … 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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What Ryan Davis Taught Me (Now With Video)

This post has a video companion that I recorded after writing the post instead of before as I normally would: I am writing this at work while things are fresh in my mind so please forgive me if this does not … Continue reading

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When Popularity Trumps Principles

If you’re a reader of this blog or really just a savvy media consumer, you don’t need me to tell you that DRM sucks, it doesn’t work and it only serves to punish customers for a fight against piracy that … Continue reading

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Can we have some enthusiasm in the enthusiast press?

Does anyone remember the good old days when there was actually enthusiasm in the so called gaming “enthusiast press”? In truth, it probably wasn’t that long ago but it certainly feels that way. It’s where you went to see people … Continue reading

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The Humble Entitlement Bundle

In a move that was called a betrayal by many and lauded as marketing genius by others, last week Humble Bundle put up a new package by struggling publisher THQ. They put up a bunch of their relatively recent, largely … Continue reading

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Can we stop with NPD already?

When you’re into gaming and the industry to the unhealthy degree that I am, you like to know numbers. Numbers give a very simplistic, top down viewpoint on how well a game and by extension, the people involved in getting … Continue reading

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Meet the new hotness, same as the old hotness

Remember when pretty much everyone in the games press and a good chunk of the industry said PC gaming was dead? Man, that seems like it happened so recently. That’s probably because it did. Only a year or two ago, … Continue reading

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So That Was E3 2012

This week went by super fast for me. Some of that was because work was a non-stop cascade of crazy but it was also because of E3. For as many faults as the show’s structure has, I love it. It’s … Continue reading

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Some Ranty Thoughts On E3’s Relevance

So the big show starts today. Nintendo’s going to announce a new home console and a bunch of games will get announced and have more shown of them. Yet for some reason, this year’s E3 seems to be getting a … Continue reading

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