A Parable for the Game Industry

A Parable for the Game Industry

Spielberg and Lucas lecturing the movie industry on the dangers of the blockbuster is almost as ludicrous as Sony hoping the future of the console will be saved by indie developers. When there’s fundamental change in the production model sooner or later it...
The Console War: What is it good for?

The Console War: What is it good for?

Having had a few days to digest their big presentations, it’s clear that Microsoft has badly stumbled in the battle for control of the narrative over the course of this E3. Meanwhile Sony has managed to not only pivot from their February freak-out, but actually...

The 5 Biggest Assumptions Behind the XBox One

Since the announcement of the XBox Three… err ONE, a lot of the articles deconstructing the press conference have expressed disappointment that most of what was heavily hyped as innovation was, upon closer examination, simply old wine in new bottles. For the most, I’m...