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The future of the Console business: is a new Crash in sight?

25 February on Blogs, Editorial

I guess I like crying wolf. I swear I don’t mean to be alarmist, but this market has been making me more and more nervous for the last few years....

 

PlayStation Meeting 2013: an amazing act of sleight of hand

21 February on Blogs, Editorial

Right after the launch of my book, I came back home eager to watch Sony's conference. One thing I can say: I was very surprised to see something completely different...

 

One game to rule the year

17 February on Blogs, Editorial

2012 has come to an end and again we are flooded with an avalanche of Game of the Year award. I have already spoken about my distaste for excessive marketing...

 

Mass Effect 3 and barking up the wrong tree

28 October on Blogs, Editorial

Disclaimer: I just started playing Mass Effect 3. Most of what I will say is based of stuff that I either read second-hand or saw in YouTube videos. As I...

 

Used games: the new industry boogeyman

28 October on Blogs, Editorial

Dennis Dyack, founder of Silicon Knights and creator of games like Eternal Darkness and Too Human - and also a very outspoken member of the industry - decided to give...

 

The biggest spender is not always the biggest winner

28 October on Blogs, Editorial

Just a few days after my previous post, I read this amazing article by Emily Rogers that seems to agree with a lot of my thoughts - though her research...

 

My thoughts on OUYA

28 October on Blogs, Editorial

I have been asked a lot lately about the OUYA. Just in case you haven't heard, it's one of the most recent Kickstarter sweethearts in the form of an open...

 

Review – Rhythm Thief

14 September on Blogs, Reviews

For a change, I thought it would be nice to post here a review of a game which surprised me. I want to talk about Rhythm Thief, a 3DS game...

 

Shooting themselves in the foot – Hollywood-style

19 June on Blogs, Editorial

After receiving some pretty positive feedback about the Mass Effect 3 ending commentary (which I really should add a postscript to since I finished the game), I felt compelled to...

 

Nintendo: we do things OUR way

24 August on Blogs, Editorial

I am so glad Chris Kohler addressed the feelings I had with all this talk of "Nintendo should go software-only, or at the very least invest in mobile games. This...

 

The pricing lessons

11 August on Blogs, Editorial

So now Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says that the 3DS price drop stems from a lesson learned from the GameCube. Huh... I find that slightly ironic, actually. Not because I...

 

Sun Tzu would be proud

13 May on Blogs

Nintendo is quite famous for its oriental-style wisdom. Be it in the meaning of its name or famous quotes like the “upturning of the tea table”, there is a zen...