Archive - Alec Meer

A 10-year veteran of scribbling about video games, Alec primarily writes for Rock, Paper, Shotgun, but given any opportunity he will escape his keyboard and mouse ghetto to write about any and all formats.

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Learning To Fly

2 years ago Disney's Jeff Jones on making Club Penguin a secret success

2 London Calling

2 years ago Future Games of London talks stats, the value of a promotional network and publisher strangleholds

4 Star Trek Online going free to play

2 years ago Cryptic's new owner Perfect World moving away from subs for Paramount-branded MMO

70,000 visitors for latest PAX Prime

2 years ago Seattle-based Penny Arcade games show sees its biggest year ever

50 Team Bondi enters administration

2 years ago Insolvency looms for LA Noire developer following Rockstar split

5 Take-Two QA "wage abuse" case seeking more plaintiffs

2 years ago Tester alleges sub-minimum wage payments and excessive hours

PSN, Qriocity move under new 'Sony Entertainment Network' umbrella

2 years ago Hirai announces "comprehensive global platform" for Sony download services

3 3DS tops Japan charts again, but sales declining rapidly

2 years ago Handheld sold 60,000 last week

9 Stainless Steel

3 years ago The rise and fall and rise again of Carmageddon studio Stainless Games

Southpeak's 7Sixty

3 years ago The VPs of Southpeak's digital spin-off discuss how to make a mark in an increasingly aggressive market

9 Mode 7's Paul Taylor

3 years ago The Frozen Synapse developer on alternative funding, the long tail and giving away free games

Preloaded's Phil Stuart

3 years ago The creative director on maintaining an indie spirit, education and a multiplatform future

The Right to Remain Silent

3 years ago Straandloooper blabs about developing niche games with Telltale

2 E3 2011: The conservative convention

3 years ago What did E3's familiar names and few surprises say about the future of the console business?

23 THQ on Wii U controller: "We thought of it 18 months ago"

3 years ago Publisher "well poised to exploit" drawing mechanics due to uDraw experience

2 Activision: Mobile is "a double-edged sword"

3 years ago iOS COD unlikely as "We don't want to spread our roulette chips around the table" - Hirshberg

1 $7m investment for Telltale

3 years ago Healthy series C funding following deals for Back to the Future, Jurassic Park IPs

21 Nintendo baffled by share price slide

3 years ago Iwata feels 10% drop "very strange," but analysts appear divided on Wii U

3 Venue change on the cards for E3

3 years ago E3 2011 draws 47000 visitors, but building work may force new premises in 2013

15 Hirai: Hacking threatens "the very fabric of society"

3 years ago SCE boss claims online security requires govt assistance and legislation

1 EA prepping new iOS versions of Battlefield, FIFA, Madden

3 years ago Publisher working on 2012 mobile editions of major franchises

3 First post-release new 3DS SKU unveiled

3 years ago Nintendo releasing red version of handheld in July

9 PSVita likely to be region-free

3 years ago Sony VP suggests no per-territory locking for new handheld

Capcom sells Devil May Cry movie rights to Sony subsidiary

3 years ago Screen Gems hopes to repeat Resident Evil's $580m box office

20 Sony and Apple planning Wii U-style control concepts

3 years ago IOS5 and Vita experimenting with two-screen games