Day: February 24, 2005

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Quote of the Moment

“Xbox 360”, “Xbox Next” and “NeXtBox” have all been suggested as names that the company is considering in the past few months – and if those sound too convoluted to be real, it’s worth bearing in mind that according to UK tech news site The Inquirer, the current frontrunner for the name of the next […]

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GameDaily is Looking For a Few Good Writers

The people (person?) behind the always-excellent Media Coverage column on GameDaily are (is?) looking for examples of the best writers in the biz. They’re looking for people “who produce brilliant editorial that consistently flies beyond expectations … who take stories that would be mundane or by-the-numbers in less capable hands and turn them into stellar […]

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CBC's outdated "future of video games"

Thanks to Ombudsman reader Tony Walsh for pointing me to a CBC news article laughably titled the future of games. I say laughably because the article focuses on trends like “online gaming” and “wireless mobile gaming” (a term he uses to describe the PSP and Nintendo DS, and not your cell phone) that have been […]

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A Different Perspective…

Tired of watching the mainstream media in this country trying to understand the popularity of videogames? You probably don’t live in Saudi Arabia then. Arab News, which is “the Middle East’s leading English language daily,” according to it’s web site, has posted a surprisingly balanced article on the hot new electronic gadgets that seem to […]

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