An armchair view of E3 2010: Microsoft

Xbox 360 Conference: June 14th 6:30pm GMT Even before this started, it was already known that Natal had become Kinect. I’m still trying to work out why they think that name is better. In fact, I’m willing to bet money on people accidentally calling it Kinetic for the first year. Predictions going in: Kinect priced around £99.99, 250gb 360 priced...

Grumpy Gurevitz: The trials of E3

You cannot deny how important to the industry E3 has become. I will be hooked to the press conferences and post conference follow ups (otherwise known as the details), and I expect many industry gazers, fans and whatnot to be doing much the same. A couple of years ago there was an argument that due to the new casual market being dominant over the hardcore...

Music’s love affair with VideoGames

It’s clear that music games sell. Even WiiMusic. The reason why they sell is clear; people like music and they like it a lot! However in recent years traditional music formats have not been selling. We have all read why, and normally those that comment and write about such matters immediately highlight illegal downloading and the fact that consumers are...