On July 24, 2005, the current edition of The Bobby Blackwolf Show went on the air for the very first time. This Sunday night, we celebrate six years of podcasting. Leasn where you can send your own MP3's for airing on the Sixth Anniversary Special.
Nintendo really needs to send Sony a thank you card. For the past few weeks, I, any many others in the independent gaming media, have been covering the recent downtime of the PlayStation Network. Meanwhile, folks at the Free Software Foundation have uncovered some possibly scary terms that you must agree to in order for your Nintendo 3DS to be fully functional.
Do you own your console, or just lease it? What rights do you have as a consumer of physical hardware you have in your house? The corporations feel that they should determine how and where you use your hardware, consumers feel differently. There are compelling arguments for both sides, and we were all looking forward to hearing what a judge would say. Unfortunately, that's not happening now. The drama, for now, is over.
The Bobby Blackwolf Show welcomes Grammy Award Winner Christopher Tin with a live interview on Sunday, March 13th, at 8PM ET/5PM PT on All Games Radio. This live interview will then be available on The Bobby Blackwolf Show podcast feed several hours later.
On the cusp of his 15th straight E3, Bobby Blackwolf was rejected for not meeting the new requirements for bloggers, even though he is a podcaster. However, he feels that the new rules are okay...Mostly. In this editorial, he describes why GDC went the same route and survived, what E3 exhibitors are thinking, where E3 can improve their quality control standards, and what an independent journalist can do if they get rejected from covering the most important event in the video game industry.