Month: March 2008

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PressSpotting: The top 10 game journalism cliches

Every writer knows that cliches should be avoided like the plague. But writers are busy little beavers, and given that a stitch in time saves nine, even the best writers occasionally find that slipping into familiar cliches is as easy as shooting fish in a barrel. This is true in game journalism too, where bad […]

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PressSpotting: Ramblin’ with Ben ‘Yahtzee’ Croshaw

Most often, it takes years of work and hundreds of bylines for most game reviewers to reach the point where they even start to get noticed by the average gamer. British-born, Australia-residing author, humorist, and game designer Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw got there virtually overnight. Since launching the Web magazine The Escapist last August, his Zero […]

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PressSpotting: Introducing… PressSpotting

An introduction to my new press analysis column on GameSpot. (full article)

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