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Review – Bioshock Infinite

02 April on Blogs, Reviews

There is no lack of criticism towards the pasteurization of Hollywood’s production: each time movies become indistinguishable from each other, following a tighter set of rules to ensure success due to skyrocketing budgets. Games have started to suffer from that: […]

 

Review – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

07 March on Blogs, Reviews

Hideo Kojima is as acclaimed as he is controversial. One of his most memorable moments happened during the launch of Metal Gear Solid 2, the eagerly awaited sequel that solidified the PlayStation 2’s leadership with an amazing trailer – but […]

 

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. We saw Social Games rise and fall in a flash, […]

 

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 from what I expected from Sony. I started genuinely excited, […]

 

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 spending, and it’s not an exaggeration to say that some […]

 

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 play, if I feel the need to change something, 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 his two cents about the used videogame market. Despite losing […]

 

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 is miles above mine. Not that the concept is entirely […]

 

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 platform gaming “console”. The term should be used lightly, and […]

 

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 which caught me completely by surprise. When Nintendo announced the […]