Archive - Rob Fahey
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Opinion 13 days ago The good old bad old days of a single dominant business model are gone forever. E3's message will be one of incoherence and change
20 days ago Taking away our right to share games will solve none of the industry's enormous financial and business model problems; it may even make them worse
Opinion 27 days ago Indie games aren't just an artistic niche - this is where the industry's creative and commercial future will be written
Opinion 29 days ago Microsoft's confused, boring reveal event angered the core audience and worried business commentators. E3 will be a chance to set things right
Opinion 2 months ago Software delays on Wii U may frustrate - but Nintendo knows that its long-term success is built on game quality, not "winning" sales wars
Opinion 3 months ago Valve's entry into the console market is a thrilling prospect, but this isn't about a war between Open and Closed ecosystems
Opinion 4 months ago David Cage is a poor figurehead for industry evolution - but that doesn't make his arguments invalid
Opinion 5 months ago There is no "perfect answer" to doing business with video games. Let's call a halt to the pointless "zero-sum" debates that blighted 2012
Opinion 6 months ago Defying predictions, retail chains survived 2012 - but it only gets tougher from here
Opinion 7 months ago As we celebrate the immense success of Xbox Live, let's also work on taking online games back from the abusive, bigoted bullies
Opinion 11 months ago Few projects have seized the Kickstarter zeitgeist as effectively as Ouya - but it's destined to disappoint
Opinion 11 months ago What has Sony bought for its $380 million, and what does it mean for its competitors?
Opinion A year ago Only six months since its IPO, Zynga risks being social gaming's first high-profile failure
Opinion A year ago It's going to be a tough E3 for every platform holder - but Nintendo, most of all, comes to the show with a great deal to prove
Opinion A year ago Sexualised violence against women is a serious topic. It deserves a serious debate, not conniving and dishonesty
Opinion A year ago Another week, more speculative reports on next-gen consoles. Is there a seed of truth in any of this? Rob Fahey has a few theories of his own.
Opinion A year ago Whether they know it or not, today's most successful console games are using freemium ideas to extend their shelf life
Opinion A year ago Has PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai just become the captain of a sinking ship?
Opinion A year ago The creative industries have the ear of the US government right now - but they're whispering the wrong things
A year ago Tracking the performance and prospects for Japan's mobile gaming giants
Opinion A year ago Microsoft's latest Xbox Dash update reaffirms the console's OS as the best in the business - but it's not good enough
Opinion A year ago Piracy is infuriating and upsetting - but never forget that your job isn't to wage war on pirates, it's to seduce your customers
A year ago Specialist retail risks becoming irrelevant - but it doesn't have to be that way
A year ago Japan's markets have lost patience with Sony's restructuring. Is a tighter focus on PlayStation the only way forward?