Month: August 2010

Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede

Maybe “weekly (hopefully)” would have been more accurate? Well lookie who has the sixth biggest magazine in America. Circulation has more than doubled since 2005, when it was 26th. Amazing what prominent placement in 5,000 game stores can do. As a briefly-visiting Yank, I feel unqualified to comment on the British Game Media Award nominations. […]

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Embargoes, visualized

Unfortunately this shot doesn’t capture the timestamps for these entries, but by my RSS reader’s count that’s 18 posts from 11 sources, all bubbling up within minutes of each other (and I probably could have found more). “Blanket coverage” seems insufficient.

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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede

Emphasis on the “(hopefully)” Rock Paper Shotgun saw fit to take down this review of the Official WoW Magazine (explanation for why here), but I still found it interesting. So will you, perhaps? I’ll have more on Game Theory soon, I hope, but for now just read their generalize take on what game journalism can do better. I […]

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Burying the Lede

Burying the Lede

I’m so pissed I missed the screening text adventure documentary GET LAMP at PAX East, but luckily now I can buy it. And so can you! I don’t know if it’s a good sign or a bad sign for games’ widespread acceptance that WCG Ultimate Gamer is starting a second season on SyFy soon. But it’s […]

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