IGN Middle East explains why its region could be the next blockbuster market for gaming

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, May 30, 2012 at 21:10 EST
Links to the full episode on Studio One Dubai (IGN section begins at 13:20)

This TV show — broadcast from Dubai on UAE television a couple of days ago — brings with it a message that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could be the next big market for gaming – not just for the 340+ million audience in the region, but for game developers and the growing games industry itself. More »

This little-known video demo of ‘Milo’ reminds us why Peter Molyneux dumped Microsoft

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Apr 11, 2012 at 20:46 EST

As one of the lucky few ever to experience the 'Milo' project first-hand, I always thought it was a huge shame that it never made it into the public domain (not even as a curious bit of entertainment DLC on Xbox Live). Now its creator, Peter Molyneux, has finally spoken about how disappointed he was too - and admitted it could have been a part of his decision to quit as Microsoft's creative boss. More »

Nintendo screwed? PlayStation past it? Apple unstoppable? Gaming in 2011 is one helluva show

POSTED IN:  by Liam Riley, Aug 18, 2011 at 14:11 EST

The videogames industry is uncertain at the best of times, reacting to the ebb and flow of changing gamer tastes, economic circumstances and expiring consumer trends.  Traditional console cycles last around five years, yet the only new console announced at this year’s E3 was Nintendo’s Wii U, a machine that seems to be jack of all trades, master of we don’t know what.  More »

Rage “the most enjoyable game we’ve made” – watch John Carmack’s QuakeCon 2011 keynote

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:57 EST

Always fascinating to listen to, id Software technical director John Carmack took the stage at QuakeCon 2011 last week to talk about Rage and the cool stuff coming next from one of the world’s most impressive game studios. More »

Peter Moore’s EA promotion is no surprise

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Aug 5, 2011 at 12:05 EST
Moore, photgraphed at the top of The Ark building in London, is now COO of Electronic Arts

Everyone’s favorite video game exec Peter Moore has today been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Electronic Arts, leaving behind his position as President of the EA Sports label – a post which he discussed with me in some detail not that long ago. And it doesn’t exactly come as a huge surprise… More »

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