Month: August 2005

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Announcing: Video Game Media Watch

The Video Game Ombudsman is now Video Game Media Watch. The same great video game media criticism you love, now with a new name, new design and a new address at VGMWatch.com. More information about the move is available in this introductory post. Update your bookmarks and head on over!

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Chobot Invasion

Love her or hate her, you have to admit there aren’t too many game journalists besides Jessica Chobot who can inspire thei own Flash game only a few months after exploding onto the scene. (via everyone’s favorite rabidly anti-Chobot site DontLinkThis)

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The Syndication of GameSpot

Thanks to quite a few people for pointing me to this Sports Gamer post which, in turn, points to this CNet Press Release. Amid much talk of CNet’s financial results, the release lists out Gamespot’s “content relationship” partners, including one that might surprise you: In addition, GameSpot continued to extend content relationships during the quarter, […]

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Psychic Journalism

Thanks to Ombudsman reader Justin McElroy for pointing me to a Computer and Video Games article about some alleged Nintendo Revolution videos uncovered by a French gaming Web site. It’s a pretty standard, substance-free rumor-mongering article, with an added psychic twist: “We can’t confirm or deny whether they’re true either way, and of course if […]

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