The games journalism cult of personality

The games journalism cult of personality

May 21, 2016

Hello boys and girls. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s a story of joy and sadness; of oppression and freedom; of regression and progress; of human beings. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. Once upon a time, the internet was new. It was slow, and expensive, and nobody really understood exactly what it was. The prospect of online...

Want to get into the games industry? BAFTA can help.

Want to get into the games industry? BAFTA can help.

Apr 19, 2016

You like playing games, right? Of course you do, else you wouldn’t be reading this. Or maybe you stumbled upon the site by accident one day, and keep coming back simply because you love our witty and insightful copy. If that’s the case, bless your little cotton socks, flattery/sarcasm will get you everywhere. Anyway, to get back on track, maybe...

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Mar 15, 2016

We all want videogames, but videogames must be exchanged for money. Damn you, capitalism! Games ain’t cheap, either; especially if you play on consoles, which remains hideously unfair (anybody care to explain why the currently digital-only Hitman reboot is cheaper on PC than consoles?). The one good thing about paying for games, comrades, is that the...

GAME not selling Mass Effect 3 this March

GAME not selling Mass Effect 3 this March

Feb 29, 2012

As the retailer’s ship continues to struggle, GAME has confirmed that it won’t be selling Mass Effect 3 in March, or indeed any other EA title beyond SSX. This not only means you won’t be able to walk into a GAME or Gamestation store and purchase a copy on March 9, but also, any pre-orders from either store or their websites will not be fulfilled....

Rumour: Activision looking to buy Take Two?

Rumour: Activision looking to buy Take Two?

Feb 11, 2011

Having killed off its musical hero games and the latest entry to True Crime, Activision are now rumoured to be looking at buying Take Two to fill the game shaped holes in its portfolio. If true, and more importantly if successful, the Call of Duty publisher will have the likes of Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption and Bioshock under its branding...