Re: So with that said, how would you improve tech and video game journalism?
Personally, I'm not sure how much space there is for written video game journalism, particularly when it comes to reviews. I don't think i've ever read a full review before, I tend to watch videos from youtubers such as Jim Sterling who can show you what the game looks like in the background as they're talking. But i suppose if they keep being written, someone must be reading them.
When it comes to other types of pieces, i'd like to see more investigative journalism. Not going to get political here, but there has been a big expose on sexism at Riot Games recently, and that's the first article i've read (part of) in a long time when it comes to gaming. As an amateur developer, 'd like to see stuff about the state of indie games in comparison to big releases, a comparison of different platforms and their performance (mobile games, web games, steam, etc).
I think my general point is less opinion pieces, more investigative/factual. Talking to employees, getting hold of data, tracking performance of games, etc. For example, a few years ago, when the Tomb Raider game came out, and the publisher said it was "a failure", due to it not making enough money, despite selling something like 3 million copies, most pieces came down to "this is silly, it should've been cheaper". I'd have rather seen (for example) some interviews with other big developers/publishers, asking if this was a unique situation, or if budgets for big releases are always this optimistic.
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