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.
Opinion 9 months ago True fans of any game are willing to spend extra on it; core gamers aren't so different from their F2P brethren in that regard
Opinion 9 months ago The industry's top company only succeeds when it does the unexpected
Opinion 10 months ago Valve dithers on Steam machines, but must commit to endure coming changes
Opinion 11 months ago It no longer grabs the headlines it once did, but crowd funding showed in 2013 that it will be a powerful force in games for many years to come
11 months ago Game stocks (mostly) outperformed the markets as enthusiasm for the new spilled over into valuations. But who were the big winners and losers?
Opinion 11 months ago Intellectual property laws have failed to keep pace with change - now they're hurting both the rights holders and the content creators.
Opinion 11 months 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 11 months 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 A year 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 A year ago Data can never replace design genius, only complement it
Opinion A year ago Why gaming's expansion shouldn't be haunted by the spectre of '83
Opinion A year ago Excitement builds for new hardware, but their greatest competition may come from an unlikely source - the past
Opinion A year ago Pokemon's success speaks to Nintendo's strengths, proving the demand is still strong
Opinion A year ago Ubisoft's delay won't impact the success of the next-gen consoles this Christmas - but one stumbling block does remain...
A year 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 A year ago GTA V and Monster Hunter 4 prove core games are thriving
Opinion A year ago This vicious treatment of unpopular opinions robs us all of the chance to have nuanced discussions about our medium
A year ago Japan's games market is in fine health, but Makuhari Messe has never seemed so empty. What's gone wrong?
Opinion A year ago If the hardware giant is to survive, networks and software are key
Opinion A year ago As Sony jumps on the Oculus bandwagon, is the dream of mass-market VR about to come true?
Opinion A year 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 A year ago The pro-gaming movement has cried wolf many times - but all the signs say that this revival is a sustainable one
Opinion A year ago We talk about the Wii U being a failure - but assessing Nintendo by wider industry standards ignores the company's unique position
A year ago Successful platforms need to engage niche audiences. With mid-range games in a death spiral, indie titles will rise to take their place