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Metacritic Now Scores Individuals

by Dean Kent on March 26th, 2011, under industry news, Journalism, News

Metacritic has started offering scores on developers as well as games. In the high pressure world of games, one would think the only protection you had from outside scrutiny would be the banner head under which you worked.

PC Zone Mag Has Reaced Its End

by Ernice Gilbert on July 14th, 2010, under Journalism, PC

One of the longest running PC gaming magazine, PC, will ship its final issue in September and then shut its doors. This was confirmed by PC Zone editor Steve Hogarty. Sad day.

AllGamesBeta Is No More

by Ernice Gilbert on June 21st, 2010, under Journalism, News

Wow, just like that the best headline graphics in gaming sites has been laid to rest.

Why We Love Games, N4G, VG247, PSXextreme, AllGamesBeta And Things

by Ernice Gilbert on June 21st, 2010, under Article, Journalism

The internet gaming world is packed with plenty. And I mean plenty of everything. Want to enjoy your Sunday? Go to HipHopGamer. Need to have a look at what all the websites are posting? Then your destination is N4G. If you’re tasty for some leaks, and can’t-find-anywhere else videos? Head on to AllGamesBeta (It’s shut its doors unfortunately).

If you want to know everything that’s going on in gaming with a cool twist of clever writing and humor, then head over to VG247, and just in case you like a mix of news, and articles – stay here at Gamesthirst.

Why’s Everyone So Upset With Greenberg?

by Ernice Gilbert on June 10th, 2010, under Journalism, News

‘Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can do me no harm’, is an old adage that’s often used to say that no matter what someone might think or say, as long as said person doesn’t hit me, I’ll be alright. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact I’d go as far as to say that words sometimes do more harm than being physically beaten.

But sometimes, certain words or statements are uttered by some important people and the reaction to said statements are totally uncalled for.

Yesterday’s utterance from Xbox 360 front man, Aaron Greenberg was of those times.

Xbox World 360 Issues Apology Over Bleszinski Quote

by Ernice Gilbert on June 10th, 2010, under Journalism, News

Cliff Bleszinski is not a guy to keep quite about what he thinks. If it’s a dog then he’ll call or cat, um dog. The man is outspoken.

He has said that the children in Heavy Rain are the most hideous, ever. He also said that he really wanted to hate Bioshock 2. But recently, according to a piece on CVG, Bleszinski said “technically, Japan can’t keep up with the US.”