Copy Republic: A decade of freedom

Ten years have now passed since the glorious revolution that delivered this writer to a life of liberty. If you'd asked me how long Copy Republic would last when I attended my first kick-off meeting as a freelancer at Eidos' Wimbledon HQ, I'm not sure I'd have predicted that kind of longevity. One thing I … Continue reading Copy Republic: A decade of freedom

FIFA 10: Let’s write terrible taglines!

With FIFA 10’s eagerly anticipated arrival only a matter of weeks away, I thought it was a good time to ask a question that’s been troubling us at Copy Republic for a few years now: what in the name of Ronaldo’s permatan is happening to FIFA taglines?I was still at EA when the FIFA 08 … Continue reading FIFA 10: Let’s write terrible taglines!

Video Game Stock Shocker!

Games company stocks are recession-proof huh? Try telling that to the millions of us with Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and Ubisoft holdings (to name but a few). Yes there was a time when the games industry rode out recessions. In fact, some of the larger publishers positively flourished as staying in became the new going … Continue reading Video Game Stock Shocker!