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 A year ago Just because you don't like what they do doesn't make your consumers "wrong"
Opinion A year ago The Old Republic stumbles; Guild Wars 2 soars. Is the age of the subscription completely finished?
A year ago OnLive's failure underlines a harsh truth - there's no future for a consumer cloud gaming service
Opinion A year ago Hardware pricing remains the elephant in the room, says Rob Fahey
Opinion A year ago Valve may dominate digital distribution on Windows - but what happens when Microsoft itself joins the fray?
Opinion A year ago As Vita posts another awful quarter and PlayStation slips into loss, how does the games business hang on?
Opinion 2 years ago The company's apologists better have new excuses at the ready; this week's results were miserable
Opinion 2 years ago Polytron's Phil Fish lands himself in controversy again - but is Microsoft the real villain?
Opinion 2 years ago "Are games mature enough to deal with this?" The answer is often no - but that doesn't mean we should give up
2 years ago Are gamers impossible to satisfy? Yes - and it's the best thing that's ever happened to this medium
2 years ago Hunting for the E3 uptick and assessing an industry in a valuation slump
2 years ago Rumours of the console's death have been greatly exaggerated
2 years ago EA's market valuation is down 50 per cent since November. What's gone wrong?
2 years ago Microsoft needs to make a much more convincing case for SmartGlass. The tech is fine, but who'll build content?
Opinion 2 years ago Facebook and social gaming have grown up together. Their fates are intertwined
Opinion 2 years ago Don't dismiss complaints about Diablo 3's launch as entitled whining. There's a lot to learn here, says Rob Fahey
Opinion 2 years ago Sony attracted unwanted attention to PS Vita's poor sales this week - but it can still turn this console around, argues Rob Fahey
Opinion 2 years ago The industry can't afford any compromise on consumer rights as we enter the digital age
Opinion 2 years ago The question of children's expenditure on free-to-play games is a PR disaster waiting to happen, says Rob Fahey
Opinion 2 years ago Everyone's excited about iOS - but Apple has another platform which many developers seem happy to ignore
Opinion 2 years ago Sony's new CEO reveals his plan - it's not the brave start we wanted, but it might be the one Sony needs, argues Rob Fahey
Opinion 2 years ago Fan outrage erupts over Mass Effect 3 - but why do game creators seem willing to encourage the vocal cranks?
Opinion 2 years ago Tax relief is finally on the cards for UK developers - but will it reach the right places, asks Rob Fahey
Opinion 2 years ago Many of us sniff at the idea of serious criticism and academic research for games - but this is an important step for the medium