Hype Cycles and Dysfunction: Game Journalism

Leigh Alexander has a nice piece up on what she calls the "dysfunctional family circle of game industry, game media, and game consumer," focusing on the whys and wherefores of the 'hype cycle,' hot (sometimes misleading) headlines, and a culture of jaded consumption. There's been a lot of talk of the problems of game… » 10/26/08 1:30pm 10/26/08 1:30pm

"More" Dragon Age Revealed This Wednesday

You have plenty of time between now and the proposed release date of BioWare's role-playing game Dragon Age to stoke your enthusiasm. What might help are promised new details on the PC-bound RPG, which the official Dragon Age site says is due on July 9. That's just a mere two days from now. Normally, we'd expect to… » 7/07/08 6:40pm 7/07/08 6:40pm