Month: June 2010

Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. “There is nothing central to a game convention in chatting with semi-clothed models about sushi and what it’s like to wear a burqa.“ If I was making […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. The always-excellent Escapist is all about game journalism this week! You should read it all, of course, but I especially recommend Kieron Gillen talking about the post-New-Games-Journalism-games-journalism […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. How a rumor becomes a fact becomes a correction. Also from the routinely excellent GJAIF, an entertaining look at what game magazines might look like if they […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. How do you get people to try out a new video game magazine associated with a major retail chain? Well, $145 in coupons ought to do it. […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. How did I not notice until just now that G4’s Olivia Munn is trying out for a Daily Show spot? Anyone in America want to watch her first bit […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. The New York Times follow up a glowing Sunday Book Review take on Tom Bissell’s Extra Lives with a harsh daily edition review. I’ve been waiting until […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. Many game journalism outlets are treating this David Jaffe tweet as news despite the fact that he has a history of lying about his games via tweet. […]

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It never hurts to ask. Sometimes, it even helps!

Back in April, I posted a Quote of the Moment intended to show just how frustrating it is for a journalist to seek an official comment on a rumor when, 99.99% of the time, that company will just issue a pat “no comment.” Well, today I get to present the 0.01% the justifies all that […]

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Burying the Lede
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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede is a (hopefully) daily collection of interesting game-journalism-related links I’ve come across that don’t require a full post but that I still wanted to share. Mitch Dyer has some good advice for E3 journalists. Ian Cheong has some more. I continue to be frustrated that we can’t seem to get a decent […]

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David Jaffe is a liar. Do we care?

“[W]e are not making a new Twisted Metal altho [sic] I think doing one WOULD be fun…but we simply are not. Also a game by Eat Sleep Play will NOT be at E3 2010.” -David Jaffe, to Joystiq, on May 24 “Hey everybody, I’m David Jaffe and this is Scott Campbell and we’re the co-founders of […]

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