CAUGHT UP IN THE HYPE

Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine – January 2001 This was my second and final column for the Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. caught-up-in-the-hypeDownload I wrote one final column for the Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine but it was never published. Truthfully, it wasn’t very good. It’s included here and you could see for yourself. Incidentally, I answered those…… Continue reading CAUGHT UP IN THE HYPE

THE ULTIMATE VIDEOGAME COMPANY?

Classic Gamer Magazine – Summer 2000 Fanzines were magazines that fans produced on their own. Classic Gamer Magazine was a step-above fanzine. It wasn’t slick like a professional magazine but the layout and content was on par with such outstanding magazines as Electronic Games. Produced by Chris Cavanaugh, the magazine was eventually sold in Tower…… Continue reading THE ULTIMATE VIDEOGAME COMPANY?

NEW BLOOD FOR ORPHANED SYSTEMS

Gamespot – March 2000 My third piece for Gamespot. This one was about homebrew games. part-1-new-blood-for-orphaned-systemsDownload part-2-the-first-homebrewDownload part-3-soundx-and-beyondDownload part-4-okie-dokieDownload part-5-foreign-influenceDownload part-6-promises-promisesDownload part-7-other-than-atariDownload part-8-intellivision-productsDownload part-9-new-jaguar-gamesDownload part-10-homebrewing-beyondDownload

THE HISTORY OF VIDEO GAMES

Gamespot – December 1999 I don’t remember the exact details regarding the genesis of this piece. All I know is I was surprised to see the names Jer Horowitz and Steve Kent in the byline because I thought I wrote it solely. part-1-introductionDownload part-2-before-the-games-1889-1970Download part-3-the-games-begin-1971-1977Download part-4-the-golden-age-1978-1981Download part-5-the-great-crash-1982-1984Download part-6-video-games-are-back-1985-1988Download part-7-the-home-market-expands-1989-1997Download part-8-the-32-bit-era-begins-1993-1997Download part-9-the-modern-age-1998-1999Download