Every so often a game comes along that captures the imagination of virtually every gaming journalist out there, but doesn’t ‘hit’ as universally with us regular gamers. Why is that?
So in the bright sunshine of the morning after the Massively/Rift controversy, I wanted to open the topic up a bit more. Clearly I found it wrong for a pro-blogger to dismiss a soon-to-ship product without giving it a fair shake. Others, like Tipa and Arkenor, thought I was off [...]
First, I’m sure you’ve heard it a dozen times by now, but we now have a Rift release date of March 1, 2011 for North America and March 4th for EU. Pre-order and get into the beta as well as the headstart which begins February 24th. Anyway, on to the [...]
[Update: I realized this morning that I didn't make clear that I'm talking about coverage in places other than gaming news sites. Clearly this *is* major news within the gaming industry, but I was referring to sites that don't cover games as a primary focus, yet they were still covering [...]
So I was reading a gaming site this morning and a game journalist mentioned that he hadn’t gotten an advance copy of a game so he had been playing the game basically non-stop so that he could get a review ready for the readers. What does everyone think of this? [...]