July 2007


Media Coverage looks at the strange, pulpy, ink-stained product that comes with your Xbox 360 demo disc every month. Yes, there’s actually a magazine attached to that demo disc…

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With the first ever E3 Media and Business Summit at a close, Media Coverage takes a look at the challenges of covering the new show, and gives out awards for some notable press-related moments.


Ralph and Kyle discuss their favorite games and moments of the show, and share some thoughts about the new format.

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NPR’s News & Notes 

The Electronics Entertainment Expo is underway, and gaming industry heavyweights are showing off some brand new technology and software.

Pro gamers and expo attendees Ralph Cooper and Kyle Orland are co-hosts of the NPR podcast, Press Start.

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Ralph Cooper and Kyle Orland discuss the winners and losers from the major press conferences at this year’s E3 Business and Media Summit.

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Kevin, Rebecca Swanner and Kyle Orland talk about how this year’s E3 is different from years past.

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Kevin, Kyle Orland and Steve Butts juxtapose the finer points of single player and multiplayer games.

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An regular podcast on the art and culture of video games. With co-hosts Ralph Cooper and Rob Holt.


Press Start is goin back to cali for E3!! In this Episode Rob, Ralph, and Kyle discuss what they are looking forward to…and Rob’s iPhone. ;o)

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With the industry’s premier showcase poised on the cusp of its most radical change in over a decade, Media Coverage asks journalists how they think the new format for E3 will affect their coverage.

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