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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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Gizmodo shows what’s wrong with the enthusiast press

One of the things I’ve railed on for a while is how I believe the majority of the enthusiast press–at least in the tech and gaming spaces–is broken. Not just dysfunctional, bloody broken. It’s an important subset of the media, … 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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The Gaming Press Needs to Find Some Humility

A while back, ¬†I wrote a post about the gaming enthusiast press’ continual crisis of confidence. Now I’d like to talk about the other side, that is when the enthusiast press gets overconfident and dismissive of outside criticism, some of … Continue reading

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The Gaming Press Needs to Thicken Its Skin

When I dare to venture out of the one or two sane forums I frequently use, I’m still amazed when I see the number of people who want to get into the gaming press. I’ve only briefly toyed with the … Continue reading

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