Archive for February, 2011

Although GDC is up first, just a peek ahead shows that PAX East, C2E2 and SXSW Interactive overlap this year. PAX in particular looks amazing for the sheer number of high profile game bloggers that will take the stage including IGN, Destructoid, 1UP, Joystiq, Kotaku, Inside Gaming, GameLife, Kill Screen, The Escapist, GamePro, Critical-Hits, At-Will […]


With DICE behind us, #GDC around the corner, and fan fests galore coming up beginning with PAX East, SXSWi, C2E2, EVE and WonderCon, I compiled this game release calendar for the rest of the year to help us track fan wikis, developer diaries, previews and trailers.  Watch for updates and let’s see who will top the $1 […]


More than anything SF is a gaming town and as GDC approaches there’s a frenzy of activity building as the game companies get ready for their lavish press events.  Expected are debuts for Battlefield Heroes 3, Alice, Super Meat Boy Wii and more.  You can get up to speed with our 2011 Game Release Calendar with […]


Shocking news from the gaming world this week as Activision kills Guitar Hero and shutters Red Octane.  Although Viacom recently dumped Harmonix for less than the price of a Rock Band game, Harmonix swears the franchise is not dead riding high on a Metacritic rating of 93 for Rock Band 3.  Much higher than the Metacritic rating […]


Ogilvy had a big team out in San Francisco today for Social Media Week.  Their morning session at SPUR sold out almost as fast as Coachella.  The WSJ was to my side and behind me was the Peachpit PR guru who executed the Bunny Ears Blitz on Macworld 2009.  Nokia popped in to give away […]


What a way to start the week! Arianna Huffington, now AOL content czar, swings $315mm in HuffPo acquisition and fulfills promise to make blogging a pay profession. Of course, as an AOL music blogger, I’m biased and couldn’t be happier, for this now makes two iconic bosses in my career and great cocktail chatter for […]