Day: June 12, 2006

Video Game Media Watch Archives

Quote of the Moment

“You’ll have noticed we said ‘a genuinely excellent multiplayer game.’ We said that for two reasons. First, cos it’s a good quote that Rockstar might nick to stick on the packaging. …” -British gadget mag T3 is remarkably honest about what drives their editorial in a review of Rockstar’s Table Tennis Speaking of Rockstar Ping […]

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Back to the MetaFuture

Oddly named gaming blog MetaFuture burst onto the scene last month with a fast-paced, hyper-insider, stream-of-conciousness writing style that makes it a blast to read. The news blog has also shown it isn’t afraid to call out journalistic blunders both major and minor in its competitors, which immediately endears it to me. Of particular interest: […]

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Check the Label

Ever since E3 ended, I’ve been noticing a lot of chatter from console makers trying to change the way their systems are discussed. Specifically, Nintendo is trying to convince everyone that their next-generation console is not next-generation and Sony is trying to convince everyone that their next-geneation console is not a console. Labels are important […]

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Personal Promotion

I don’t usually use this space to talk about my freelance writing (that’s what the workblog is for) but there are a couple of pieces I did recently that I think you readers will find interesting. First, a few weeks back the Escapist ran my piece on the trials and triumphs of covering E3 as […]

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