Archive - Rob Fahey
Rob Fahey is a former editor of GamesIndustry.biz who spent several years living in Japan and probably still has a mint condition Dreamcast Samba de Amigo set.
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Opinion 5 days ago As PS4 and XB1 enjoy successful launches, comparisons with Wii U look stark - but Nintendo has a track record of confounding the doomsayers
Opinion 12 days ago New consoles, new business models - but the reception to "paymium" has been anger and outrage. Until its instigators start respecting their customers, that won't change
Opinion 19 days ago Two big console launches in a week - and we're all so old and cynical that all we care about is overheating hardware. Has the RROD fiasco scarred us so badly?
Opinion 26 days ago Data can never replace design genius, only complement it
Opinion A month ago Why gaming's expansion shouldn't be haunted by the spectre of '83
Opinion A month ago Excitement builds for new hardware, but their greatest competition may come from an unlikely source - the past
Opinion A month ago Pokemon's success speaks to Nintendo's strengths, proving the demand is still strong
Opinion A month ago Ubisoft's delay won't impact the success of the next-gen consoles this Christmas - but one stumbling block does remain...
2 months ago Part 2: Sony Worldwide Studios boss talks about the battle with Microsoft, keeping the PS3 alive and the state of The Last Guardian
Opinion 2 months ago GTA V and Monster Hunter 4 prove core games are thriving
Opinion 2 months ago This vicious treatment of unpopular opinions robs us all of the chance to have nuanced discussions about our medium
2 months ago Japan's games market is in fine health, but Makuhari Messe has never seemed so empty. What's gone wrong?
Opinion 2 months ago If the hardware giant is to survive, networks and software are key
Opinion 3 months ago As Sony jumps on the Oculus bandwagon, is the dream of mass-market VR about to come true?
Opinion 3 months ago Dropping the 3D from the 3DS makes perfect sense when you consider Nintendo's goals - the best possible sales of Pokemon this Christmas
Opinion 3 months ago The pro-gaming movement has cried wolf many times - but all the signs say that this revival is a sustainable one
Opinion 4 months ago We talk about the Wii U being a failure - but assessing Nintendo by wider industry standards ignores the company's unique position
4 months ago Successful platforms need to engage niche audiences. With mid-range games in a death spiral, indie titles will rise to take their place
Opinion 4 months ago Concerns that steep discounts are devaluing games are unfounded - discounting older products is how a medium grows its audience for the long term
Opinion 4 months ago Free-to-play games have an image problem - and always will, until we stop talking like accountants and start talking like creators
Opinion 5 months ago If AAA can't grow its audience, it will become irrelevant - and trying to wring more money from players is part of the problem
Opinion 5 months ago Former Xbox boss' move to Zynga must have been long-planned, but it gives Microsoft a chance to fight back from a horrific month
Opinion 5 months ago Putting Nintendo franchises on smartphones would reach more players - but it might be economic suicide in the long-term
Opinion 5 months ago Junking the hated DRM was an essential move - Microsoft deserves praise for acting swiftly and decisively, says Rob Fahey