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 8 months ago We can sell content or services; but trying to do both will repel consumers
Opinion 8 months ago Developers hate Windows 8 - and rightly so. Microsoft's confused, dysfunctional OS threatens their markets
Opinion 8 months ago Can the firm grasp how much the market has changed - in time to save the foundering Vita?
Opinion 8 months ago Stop acting like World of Warcraft is an outlier; a decade later, we could still learn many lessons from its success
Opinion 8 months ago We debate whether TGS is "relevant"; but in the internet age, all audiences can be global
Opinion 9 months ago Nintendo strikes again, showing off its software prowess and winning over the doubters
Opinion 9 months ago Forget your exaggerated sighs; this is Apple's finest gaming platform yet
Opinion 9 months ago Just because you don't like what they do doesn't make your consumers "wrong"
Opinion 9 months ago The Old Republic stumbles; Guild Wars 2 soars. Is the age of the subscription completely finished?
9 months ago OnLive's failure underlines a harsh truth - there's no future for a consumer cloud gaming service
Opinion 10 months ago Hardware pricing remains the elephant in the room, says Rob Fahey
Opinion 10 months ago Valve may dominate digital distribution on Windows - but what happens when Microsoft itself joins the fray?
Opinion 10 months ago As Vita posts another awful quarter and PlayStation slips into loss, how does the games business hang on?
Opinion 10 months ago The company's apologists better have new excuses at the ready; this week's results were miserable
Opinion 10 months ago Polytron's Phil Fish lands himself in controversy again - but is Microsoft the real villain?
Opinion 11 months ago "Are games mature enough to deal with this?" The answer is often no - but that doesn't mean we should give up
11 months ago Are gamers impossible to satisfy? Yes - and it's the best thing that's ever happened to this medium
11 months ago Hunting for the E3 uptick and assessing an industry in a valuation slump
A year ago Rumours of the console's death have been greatly exaggerated
A year ago EA's market valuation is down 50 per cent since November. What's gone wrong?
A year ago Microsoft needs to make a much more convincing case for SmartGlass. The tech is fine, but who'll build content?
Opinion A year ago Facebook and social gaming have grown up together. Their fates are intertwined
Opinion A year ago Don't dismiss complaints about Diablo 3's launch as entitled whining. There's a lot to learn here, says Rob Fahey
Opinion A year ago Sony attracted unwanted attention to PS Vita's poor sales this week - but it can still turn this console around, argues Rob Fahey