Archive - Rob Fahey

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22 Kickstarter can't just be funding for newcomers

Opinion A year ago Crowdfunding's potential isn't just for indies; it can allow a culture of creative risk to flourish at traditional publishers, too

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3 Sony's still on track despite tough figures

Opinion A year ago Restructuring the consumer electronics giant was always going to be hard, but there's light at the end of the tunnel

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24 Budget inflation threatens AAA

Opinion A year ago Solid results from EA and Activision is good news for the industry, but the size of Destiny's budget is a black cloud on the horizon

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11 China: The next frontier for consoles?

Opinion A year ago Microsoft is the first platform holder to test the Chinese market after a long ban - but this market will prove tough to crack for consoles

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79 Kinect and GamePad are both deadweights

Opinion A year ago Microsoft and Nintendo have the same problem - expensive peripherals that so far don't improve the experience of their consoles

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3 Shifting the mood on Sony

Opinion A year ago 2014 begins with Sony resurgent - but much hard work lies ahead

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30 Valve is the champion PC gaming deserves

Opinion A year ago Taking the fight to the living room - Valve's Steam is the most dynamic force in PC gaming in decades

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10 Zynga's hope for salvation doesn't lie with Pincus

Opinion A year ago A founder who's "bored with games" won't turn around a company in a creative crisis. Can Don Mattrick step up to the plate?

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17 Shuhei Yoshida: Vita, Vita TV and Sony's future

A year ago Part 1: Sony Worldwide Studios boss talks about handheld and mobile strategy - and how Vita TV may end up in many more devices soon

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19 Xbox One vs. PS4: Competition at last

Opinion A year ago Microsoft is still playing catch-up in some ways - but Sony's competent launch is finally starting to see a genuine challenge from Redmond

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33 Enough of the games media “shock jocks”

Opinion A year ago We can't stop abusive hordes on social media - but we can stop encouraging and nurturing them for profit

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17 Expect confusion to reign at E3 2013

Opinion A year 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

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62 Pre-owned crackdown is a sad excuse for business innovation

A year 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

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30 Shutting out the indies is a big mistake for Xbox One

Opinion 2 years ago Indie games aren't just an artistic niche - this is where the industry's creative and commercial future will be written

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81 After an awful start, Xbox One must redeem itself at E3

Opinion 2 years ago Microsoft's confused, boring reveal event angered the core audience and worried business commentators. E3 will be a chance to set things right

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17 For Nintendo, slow and steady makes sense

Opinion 2 years 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

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18 Steam Box is exciting - but don't expect it to be "Open"

Opinion 2 years ago Valve's entry into the console market is a thrilling prospect, but this isn't about a war between Open and Closed ecosystems

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32 Growing Up Or Just Getting Old?

Opinion 2 years ago David Cage is a poor figurehead for industry evolution - but that doesn't make his arguments invalid

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21 Mobile won't kill console. F2P won't kill full priced

Opinion 2 years 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

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20 Retail limps to the finish line after a tough 2012

Opinion 2 years ago Defying predictions, retail chains survived 2012 - but it only gets tougher from here

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15 A decade on, Xbox Live must face its biggest challenge

Opinion 2 years ago As we celebrate the immense success of Xbox Live, let's also work on taking online games back from the abusive, bigoted bullies

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42 Raising Expectations for Ouya

Opinion 2 years ago Few projects have seized the Kickstarter zeitgeist as effectively as Ouya - but it's destined to disappoint

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14 Sony and Gaikai: The Cloud's Silver Lining

Opinion 2 years ago What has Sony bought for its $380 million, and what does it mean for its competitors?

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31 Zynga Falls Back to Earth

Opinion 2 years ago Only six months since its IPO, Zynga risks being social gaming's first high-profile failure

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6 Wii U: What Nintendo Must Deliver

Opinion 2 years 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