Even with Nintendo’s focus on the Wii U during this year’s E3, there are many questions we still don’t know the answers to regarding the upcoming console. The publisher still isn’t ready to announce a price point or specific launch date, and we don’t know what the retail package will include. Part of the success of the original Wii was the decision to bundle it with the popular Wii Sports, a title that put the system’s hardware capabilities front and center.
From the looks of Twitter, THQ has begun the process of laying off members of its staff. Several (now former) THQ staff have publicly declared their new unemployed status, and you can see some of them below. It's been great almost 2 years with THQ... Best of luck to all my awesome co-workers, we know how close we were to rocking it big time. Anyone looking for a designer? =)Aaaaaand that's a wrap. If you know anyone interested in hiring a Marketing/PR specialist, feel free to give me a shout!
If I’m to believe Yakuza 3’s depiction of Japan, a visit to the country would consist of being constantly accosted by punks while walking through markets, being asked out on dates by random beautiful women in burger joints, and performing menial tasks like going from shop to shop looking for dog toys. You’d get the occasional flash of excitement in the form of shirtless fistfights on the rooftops, but these would be few and far between.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".