Last week EA did what they do best: screw gamers without remorse. This week, KillswitchTool looks at why SimCity is just another reason the industry needs to experience a colossal crash and be reborn as something nicer to its consumers.
Fake Black Isle raises the collection plate to make Kickstarter look positively saintly by comparison, EA turns cloud saves into a form of punitive DRM, and War Z gets pulled from Steam for being utterly dreadful in the week’s CHRISTMAS news.
What has gone wrong with the industry we all know and love? Join Imitanis inside as he examines how gaming has gone downhill in recent times.
Bioware talk monetising the consumer, Bioware reveal a drop in interest toward Mass Effect 3, and the Hyrule Historia knocks Fifty Shades of Grey from the top of Amazon’s best sellers chart in this week’s out of touch news regressions.
This week, Imitanis discusses DRM and his experiences with always online games.
Diablo III gets off to a bottleneck, Blizzard takes pity on poorly done by Aussies, and Cliffy B proves yet again that he is a thoroughly awful human being in this week’s Diablo launch news drops.
In this week’s post, Deimosion complains about things he hates in games. Join Old Man Flink as he discusses six aspects of games he feels should be removed from the gaming medium and yells at children to get off his lawn.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 loses its street cred, Persona 4 gains content, the ESA gains tax payer money and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning loses seven missions – in this week’s carefully balanced news excretion.
While the issue of DRM seems like a dead horse at this point, it remains a valid issue in today’s gaming culture. Join Daniel as he discusses why DRM is harmful to gamers.
Today, Oliver talks about some conventions of modern gaming that, perhaps, we were all better off without.