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Is EA’s SimCity Consolation a Fair Deal?

Is EA’s SimCity Consolation a Fair Deal?

Is a list of eight games, from which gamers are only allowed to select one, an actual worthwhile apology on EA's part? »

Microtransactions are Coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Microtransactions are Coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Much to no one's surprise Activision community manager Dan Americh announced today that microtransactions are on their way for of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. These new micro items will make their way onto the Xbox 360 version first, and will be introduced on other platforms at a later time. »

SimCity is a Prime Example of What is Wrong With the Gaming Industry

SimCity is a Prime Example of What is Wrong With the Gaming Industry

The launch of SimCity has proven to be a complete disaster. What was supposed to be one of EA's biggest launches this year has been a train wreck of long queues, busy servers, and lost cities. So what's the root of the problem you may ask? SimCity's DRM and bad industry practices. »

Microtransactions Cannot be Justified

Microtransactions Cannot be Justified

Instead of fostering the market with their own competitive titles, the big names decided to tear the free-to-play model apart and incorporate the spare parts into their own games. Unfortunately the only parts that they utilized were those that contained microtransactions. »

Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Goes Free-to-Play

Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Goes Free-to-Play

Naughty Dog is changing up some of its business models by making Uncharted 3 free-to-play. However, there is a catch. »

Metal Gear Rising: Revengance Review: The Role Raiden Deserved From the Start

Metal Gear Rising: Revengance Review: The Role Raiden Deserved From the Start

It's been four years since the events of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots and not much has changed. With the Patriots long gone it seemed that the Metal Gear universe would know peace, or so we thought. »

Sony Has Forced Microsoft’s Hand

Sony Has Forced Microsoft’s Hand

Sony has forced Microsoft's hand by revealing that the PlayStation 4 will play used games and will not require a constant internet connection. »

DLC Has Become an Abomination

DLC Has Become an Abomination

DLC was once a convenient way for developers to deliver interesting and original content. However, it has fallen into deplorable practices that makes developers appear to be concerned with one thing: dollar figures. »

Day 1 Patches are Sinking the Gaming Industry

Day 1 Patches are Sinking the Gaming Industry

Day 1 patches were an unsettling trend that have now become a nightmare. »

Yet Another Photo of PlayStation 4 Controller Emerges

Yet Another Photo of PlayStation 4 Controller Emerges

Another look at the PlayStation 4 controller. This time with less bulk! »

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