Day: August 31, 2006

Video Game Media Watch Archives

Happy Puppy Fire Sale — Everything Must Go!

Got $350,000 to spare? If so, you can buy once-proud game site Happy Puppy, which is looking for a buyer from parent company DMA Holdings (and which I used to write for as a freelancer). The asking price might be a bargain, considering the portal went for $26.4 million when TheGlobe bought it at the […]

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Get Edge in the U.S. Cheap(er)

I’ve said before that Edge is the only British gaming mag I regularly read. Getting it in the States was never easy, though, requiring a large outlay of time (heading to the bookstore every month) or money (buying a high-priced British subscription). Now, Edge’s new, $75/year American subscriptions are still expensive, but reducd enough to […]

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Self-effacing Quote of the Moment

“From the moment I’m introduced to Ensemble Studios’ Bruce Shelley, I can tell my bumbling, ‘Is that pinata gay?’ style of gaming journalism just isn’t going to fly.” -Self-described RTS-hater Florian Eckhardt, in an incredibly awkward and well-described sit-down with the man behind Age of Empires 3: The Warchiefs

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