Posts Tagged "Public Relations"

Video Games Expert Witness Scott Steinberg

Video Games Expert Witness Scott Steinberg

Today’s top PC and video games expert, game expert witness and consultant, over a billion people have tapped gaming analyst Scott Steinberg for insight into today’s hottest computer, console, online, mobile, social and downloadable games. A veteran expert witness, publisher of video game software and the head of consulting firm TechSavvy Global, he’s a frequent on-air analyst for ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CNN. A consultant to gaming’s top developers...

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Why the EA Class Action Lawsuit is Bogus

Why the EA Class Action Lawsuit is Bogus

Over in California, a judge waved his magic gavel, said “Abracadabra,” and granted America the power to sue Electronic Arts. Near the end of December, District Court Judge Vaughn Walker gave the A-OK to a class action lawsuit filed against the studio. The suit accuses EA of using its exclusive NFL license as justification for jacking up the price of its Madden NFL series. Anyone who has purchased a Madden NFL game through or following 2005 can sign on...

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Games and Kids: Are We Being Too Strict?

Games and Kids: Are We Being Too Strict?

When you’re a parent, it seems as if freaks and weirdos are coiled in every shadow, ready to strike and drag your child away into some unimaginable nightmare. In reality–well, there are quite a number of freaks and weirdos out there, but maybe not as many as screaming headlines claim. But even one incident is one too many for a parent, which is why video game companies and industry experts want to help them monitor their kids’ online gaming habits...

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Medal of Honor Uncensored: The Fallout

Medal of Honor Uncensored: The Fallout

Sometimes, a highly-anticipated video game ends up being a disappointment. And once in a while, players perceive a game as an outright betrayal. According to Kotaku’s recent article A Year In Disappointments, this year’s Medal of Honor for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 turned out to be both. It was a mediocre game, and when EA caved to media pressure and censored the title, it alienated Medal of Honor‘s adult fan base. Medal of Honor is an FPS...

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How to Fix Video Game Award Shows

How to Fix Video Game Award Shows

Whenever we play a video game we enjoy, we also experience an impulse to check around and see if others enjoyed it as well. Hence message board discussions–and arguments, the thorough study of reviews, and so on. And then there are award shows: The ultimate pedestal for a game and our egos. Sure, we’re secure about our fine taste in games, but there’s a deep down satisfaction in watching a game we love receive an award. It’s as if...

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