Tagged with Tomb Raider

In Defence of Metacritic for Video Games

In Defence of Metacritic for Video Games

Metacritic attracts a lot of criticism from various sources. How valid are those criticisms and why does Metacritic end up having so much apparent market power? Continue reading

Great Moments in Game Journalism: A Stone-Throwing Contest in A Greenhouse

Great Moments in Game Journalism: A Stone-Throwing Contest in A Greenhouse

In the rush to blame Laurent Wainwright for destroying game “journalism” forever, there seems to be a large issue overlooked: Rob Florence could have written the entire article and not ever mention Wainwright. Or if he mentioned her, he could have said, “And here’s the kind of gaming press attitude I’m talking about, the one that can’t even see the problem”. He didn’t need to mention his suspicions and doubts based purely on a single other tweet. Continue reading

Australia Passes R18+ Gaming Classification, But…

… it’s only at the Federal level. It’s up to the States and Territories to then pass complementary legislation that allows the sale of R18+ titles. Are the States and Territories likely to pass such things on? It’s a good question and not one that I’ve seen get much attention. Just because the Attorneys-General decide … Continue reading