(not so) Grumpy Gurevitz: Gamers, gamers, everywhere!

(not so) Grumpy Gurevitz: Gamers, gamers, everywhere!

Nov 2, 2017

Wow, what a year so far. Is this a golden year in gaming? Let’s see what we have here, in our little gaming industry. We have, a choice of not one but two PlayStation 4 consoles, and the same for the Xbox Platform. PC is still going strong, with a ton of specialist gaming-tailored solutions, from cool chassis options to game-centric GPUs such as the AMD...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Can the Nintendo Switch succeed?

Grumpy Gurevitz: Can the Nintendo Switch succeed?

Jan 23, 2017

Let’s be honest; when Nintendo released the Wii, they had no idea it would go on to sell so many units (just over 100 million). Their previous two consoles had achieved 21 million and 32 million units each, which whilst ‘viable’ was hardly in line with their competitors at the time. Hence I do not believe that they thought the Wii was going to kick of the...

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Nov 11, 2016

Editor’s note: After a lengthy hiatus while he concentrated on working for The Other Side, with stints at Gioteck and Prif, this feature herald’s Steven Gurevitz’s triumphant return to Critical Gamer (while also working for Asiiya, the new accessory company that he’s co-founded and where you can find both Steven and I writing reviews). I...

Critical Gamer writer levels up to become new Gioteck Community Manager

Critical Gamer writer levels up to become new Gioteck Community Manager

Feb 14, 2013

Our very own Steven G, AKA Grumpy Gurevitz, is now also AKA Gioteck’s Community Manager. He’ll still be staying with us, though there are now restrictions on what he can write about. There is a blanket ban across the site (with immediate effect) on reviewing Gioteck products, due to potential conflict of interest. We triple promise that the person...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why reviewing games is becoming harder

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why reviewing games is becoming harder

Nov 1, 2011

Gaming websites are very, very popular. Traditionally they were popular as it was the place you went to (if you didn’t wait for the magazine copy) to get the first review of a game. A review was important, really important, as often the review was the first place where you could really find out the details of a release. However over the least five years,...