Day: June 21, 2005

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Next Generation is Live

It seems like longer, but it has only been about six weeks since we broke the story that Next Generation magazine was coming back as a Web site. That Web site is now live with a promise of twice daily updates featuring the latest industry news and views. (Full disclosure — I’m currently working as […]

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Why Game Magazines are in Trouble

…at least when it comes to breaking news. Headline from a GameInformer.com article dated June 9: Screen Actors Guild/AFTRA and Game Companies Reach Agreement Headline from the Issue 147 (July 2005) of Game Informer (which arrived on my doorstep today): Actors Strike Threatens Industry — Hollywood Talent in Jeopardy The grand irony here is that […]

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No Rest For The Weary

I tried to relax on my recent vacation, I really did. But everywhere I looked I was inundated with reminders of my blogging life back on the mainland. (click a picture for a larger version) Even while I was innocently searching for sunglasses and cosmetics on St. Thomas I was enticed to buy “many games […]

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