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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.

Recent articles by Alec Meer

Puppy Dog Tales

Caspian Prince on Steam and Humble Bundle sales, working on the Panasonic Jungle and his hand in Minecraft

By Alec Meer

Making Fun's John Welch

VP of News Corp acquisition Making Fun on the media giant's entry into social games

By Alec Meer

NVIDIA's Bea Longworth

On Android growth, desktop gaming versus mobile and console weakness

By Alec Meer

Ex-Cryptic boss joins Gazillion as CEO

Needham joins rival MMO outfit days after leaving Atari firm

By Alec Meer

Facebook to step up European game dev support

"We don't have to keep talking about the States any more"

By Alec Meer

Jordan Mechner headlines Nordic Game 2011

Prince of Persia creator speaking, plus PopCap, Insomniac, CCP

By Alec Meer

"Weak" game sales contribute to Argos profit warning

UK retail group claims earnings will be down 10m

By Alec Meer

Microsoft plays down XBLA scam

MS Points loss "nowhere near" reported $1.2m

By Alec Meer

Zynga opens India studio

200 staff planned for largest office outside the US

By Alec Meer

Leading social game devs pulling out of MySpace

Zynga reportedly declines $100m deal to purchase News Corp network

By Alec Meer

Trion: Digital sales "even stronger than people expect"

Yet "trend towards digital doesn't mean that retail is dead," claims Rift developer

By Alec Meer

Hackers discover algorithm to generate Microsoft Points

Microsoft reportedly scammed out of $1.2m in XBLA sales

By Alec Meer

Ubisoft cancels We Dare UK release

"Public reaction" blame for last-minute change of heart

By Alec Meer

Hirai to take charge of entire Sony consumer business

Stringer endorses PS3 boss as most likely CEO successor

By Alec Meer

'Tens of thousands' of PS3s seized in new LG court order

Sony to appeal second European ban in the Hague today

By Alec Meer

The9, OpenFeint open Android development fund

iOS devs porting to Google handsets can apply for part of $100m pot

By Alec Meer

Free careers/advice fair for young Scottish devs

Fifth annual Game In Scotland hits Dundee this month

By Alec Meer

$15m investment for ARG studio Fourth Wall

Former members of ILoveBees dev given access to potential $200m fund

By Alec Meer

Angry Birds revenues at $70m from $140k costs

Catapult IP brings in $975k a month from merchandise alone

By Alec Meer

Microsoft: Games For Windows Live had "a rocky start"

Epic, Lionhead, AoE team apparently happy with updated version

By Alec Meer

EA: "It's conceivable PC will become our biggest platform"

"Retail may be a problem but PC downloads are awesome" - Gibeau

By Alec Meer

40 jobs to go as Konami restructures Hudson

And US office to close as Bomberman firm moves purely to social games

By Alec Meer

Marketing boss Peter Dille leaves Sony

No reason given for US exec's departure after five years

By Alec Meer

Latest Pokemon breaks 1m US sales in 24 hours

Black and White shatters franchise launch records

By Alec Meer

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