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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9 When guarantees go wrong, developers get hurt

Opinion 4 days ago Razer's rescue of Ouya's devs highlights the need for much greater scrutiny of such schemes

9 Obituary: Satoru Iwata

22 days ago Enthusiastic, warm and genuine, the Nintendo boss was a unique industry figure who pushed his company to find new ways to entertain and delight

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8 Corporate crowdfunding might not be all bad

Opinion A month ago Sony's First Flight is a morally uncomfortable development - but could result in better games and products

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22 Fallout Shelter shatters the dogma of core gamers hating F2P

Opinion A month ago If the brand, the game and the business model are right, core F2P can be just as successful in the west as it has been in Japan

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9 Could Nintendo take the Android plunge?

Opinion A month ago It would be crazy if Nintendo wasn't considering the Android architecture; but it's not like it'll make any difference to the NX' functionality either way

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18 Region lock stubbornness costs Nintendo a PR win

Opinion 2 months ago Maintaining this anti-consumer policy for so long is symptomatic of bad corporate decision-making

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23 A Red Flag for Greenlight

2 months ago Valve was laudably quick to deal with homophobia, but Greenlight is still failing devs and consumers alike

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5 What is happening at Konami?

3 months ago After years of decline, one of Japan's publishing legends is poised to exit the console market

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17 Can Zynga be saved?

Opinion 3 months ago Swapping Mattrick for Pincus is just executive musical chairs; Zynga is still in serious trouble if it can't find a bona fide mobile hit

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36 Is mobile success now impossible for small developers?

Opinion 4 months ago Enormous budgets at the top end don't have to mean the end of the dream for everyone else

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26 Xbox For Sale - the rumours just won't quit

Opinion 4 months ago Microsoft is said to still be seeking a buyer, but who's in the market?

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Japan: Mobile game marketing reaches new heights

4 months ago Huge outdoor and TV campaigns have become essential for mobile game launches in Japan; success in this field has never been so expensive

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5 Nintendo/DeNA: The Best of Both Worlds?

Opinion 4 months ago Nintendo IP on smartphones could hardly be more cautious; the endgame is still dedicated hardware

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2 Stock Ticker: Sony soars, Microsoft slumps and EA reclaims its crown

4 months ago Platform holder fortunes are reflected in their 2015 performance to date, while Japan's Gumi hits the skids after its billion-dollar IPO

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31 Free-to-play hate threatens health of the industry at large

Opinion 5 months ago Increasing negativity around F2P tars both good and bad games with the same brush

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30 Could Godus' failure fuel a crowdfunding backlash?

Opinion 5 months ago 22cans' bad handling casts a shadow over the Kickstarter dream

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13 What does "core" even mean any more?

Opinion 5 months ago One thing's for sure: the industry schism is an imagined one

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10 Streaming can only work if the price is right

Opinion 6 months ago PlayStation Now is accomplished; but customers expect better value

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18 Spoiled Xmas Mornings: The Dark Side of the Online Future

Opinion 6 months ago The XBL and PSN outages are a warning shot; consoles and games must be built to recognise that “always-online” services aren't

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1 Stock Ticker: 2014 in Review

7 months ago This year's winner and losers from the world's gaming stocks. Can you guess which company was the best investment of 2014?

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26 Buggy games deserve much harsher treatment

Opinion 7 months ago Publishers that don't respect QA don't respect their customers either

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51 Activism is Freedom, Too

Opinion 7 months ago Campaigns for retailers to drop games or advertisers to pull marketing are a valid part of a free, healthy society

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8 The 20 Years When Games Grew Up

Opinion 7 months ago Celebrating PlayStation also means embracing what Sony did to the market: took games out of the basement

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21 Is F2P at a turning point?

Opinion 8 months ago Opponents shouldn't read too much into recent statements; free is firmly entrenched among mobile consumers

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27 Overpricing the Digital Future

Opinion 8 months ago Once designed to protect retail from an inevitable future, overcharging for digital games now threatens the industry