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 6 months ago Daniel Loeb's plans for Sony would undermine the games division - but the investor's proposals still need to be taken seriously
Opinion 7 months ago Far from putting their IP on mobile phones, Japan's platform holders want mobile developers to come to them
Opinion 7 months ago Out-of-home gaming has been in decline for decades - but new technologies may be more suited to arcades than to living rooms.
Opinion 7 months ago For all the talk of a changed company, Pincus' firm still seems to be making all the same mistakes in all the same ways
Opinion 7 months ago More of the same isn't enough - and always-on could be the prelude to an utter disaster
8 months ago Arguments over how the industry treats women are a good thing - they show how far we've come, as well as how much remains to be done
Opinion 8 months ago Yoichi Wada's departure must signal a turnaround if the iconic Japanese publisher is to survive the next generation
Opinion 8 months ago The shock is that EA's CEO lasted this long - but don't underestimate Riccitiello's successes
Opinion 8 months ago Companies promoting always-online need to understand the real world, says Rob Fahey
9 months ago F2P and paymium are inevitable, and not just for EA - but critics of this future aren't easily dismissed
9 months ago Developer-focused PS4 shows how far Sony has come, but still has lots to prove, says Rob Fahey
9 months ago Sony's next-gen strategy needs to rethink the business model, not the hardware specifications
10 months ago The Wii U might have missed launch targets - but it's too early for a funeral
Opinion 10 months ago The former publisher knew it had to change, but lacked the focus needed to rebuild its business
10 months ago Record results, but a huge drop in value. Why doesn't Wall Street love the other Big Apple?
Opinion 10 months ago America's continuing culture wars bemuse the rest of the world, but the industry has no choice but to engage positively
Opinion 10 months ago The old business model of subsidising console hardware is finished. Welcome to the era of break-even hardware, says Rob Fahey
Opinion 11 months ago Evangelists for Smart TV downplay the bumpy road ahead; this is a revolution that still lacks a rallying cry
Opinion A year ago This year has seen an industry in turmoil - but has sown the seeds of a truly brilliant future for videogames
Opinion A year ago Nintendo's new console is far from a darling of the press - but few of the arguments made against the Wii U's business case actually hold water
Opinion A year ago As Braben and Molyneux start Kickstarters, the crowdfunding backlash gathers steam
Opinion A year ago One stares into the abyss while the other soars on cloud nine. How can the fortunes of two publishers be so different?
Opinion A year ago A culture of casual corruption has become ingrained in the games media - but this week's scandals give us a golden chance to change
Opinion A year ago Selling the Wii U at below cost is a difficult decision - but don't try to shoehorn it into another tired "death of Nintendo" narrative
Opinion A year ago We can sell content or services; but trying to do both will repel consumers