Month: July 2008

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PressSpotting: Post-E3 Round-Up

Huh? Who’s there? Oh, sorry…I was just taking a quick, 10-day nap to recover from the whirlwind of game-filled days and sleepless nights that was this year’s E3 Media & Business Summit. While the developers and publishers are the ones ostensibly driving the show with their “games” and “announcements,” I maintain that it’s us sleep-deprived […]

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PressSpotting: Are You Done With That Game?

In a perfect world, every game reviewer would be able to play every game to completion before crafting a thorough and well-researched critique of the gameplay and narrative. Of course, in a perfect world every game would be perfect, so there would be no need for reviewers at all. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a […]

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PressSpotting: What Reviewers Can Say and When

Embargo issues, trade-association conflicts, and a tantalizingly inaccurate source for game-sales data highlight the month’s game-journalism issues. (full article)

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