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 10 months ago Why Sony must be relieved at Oculus' $2bn deal
10 months ago Can the VR dream defy the odds and become a commercial reality in this generation of hardware?
Opinion 10 months ago Respawn is Microsoft's great hope - and launch can't be mired in tech issues
Opinion 10 months ago F2P devs should welcome regulation - it'll prove that most of them are doing nothing wrong
Opinion 11 months ago And if it makes sense for Microsoft, is Amazon in the market to buy?
Opinion 11 months ago Investors beware - the Candy Crush Saga publisher is just Zynga 2.0
Opinion 11 months ago Rather than condemning all F2P, Dungeon Keeper should be a lesson in what can go wrong and how to avoid it
Opinion A year 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 A year ago The industry's top company only succeeds when it does the unexpected
Opinion A year ago Valve dithers on Steam machines, but must commit to endure coming changes
Opinion A year 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
A year 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 A year ago Intellectual property laws have failed to keep pace with change - now they're hurting both the rights holders and the content creators.
Opinion A year 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 A year 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