Month: April 2008

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PressSpotting: Play Magazine EIC Brady Fiechter

Play Magazine has always been a rather unique voice in the game journalism landscape, covering games with an unmatched passion and a focus on hardcore niche games. Since its launch in 2001, that unique voice has largely been driven by editor-in-chief Dave Halverson. Since Halverson’s promotion to publisher/editorial director at Fusion Publishing earlier this year, […]

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PressSpotting: The April roundup

Our columnist tackles a few smaller game journalism issues that have popped up recently. (full article)

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PressSpotting: Cox on Games for Windows’ demise

I wasn’t even alive when Computer Gaming World launched in 1981. However, I was around this week when the print version of the magazine, renamed Games for Windows in 2006, has been repurposed for inclusion in Ziff Davis’ 1UP gaming portal. I talked with 1UP Vice President for Content Simon Cox about GFW’s move online, […]

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PressSpotting: The 2008 Just Foolin’ Awards

Game journalists could be forgiven for having a love/hate relationship with April Fools’ Day. On the one hand, the day lets them get away from straight, factual reporting and stretch their creative muscles in crafting fictional stories. On the other hand, they have to be extremely careful all day of reporting on stories that could […]

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