games.on.net - Ubisoft and PC gamers- This new relationship is not off to a
It’s a broken system that Ubisoft is even cramming into its Steam titles,
forcing you to launch uPlay even when you’ve purchased your game through
Steam — or even Origin! Why would I want to use one DRM system that launches
another? Why would I want to have to maintain all these different friends
And now, we’re seeing that this system is so broken — so completely broken —
that players can actually manually tear the curtains aside, using something
as simple as a text editor, and see what they’re not allowed to have. Or
even take other games they haven’t paid for!
This is really, really, dumb. Why are we using uPlay again?
Consumerist - EA Admits It “Can Do Better” But Blames Worst Company Success
On Homophobes And Whiny Madden Fans. Thanks
In coming out and responding to its previous win — and possible repeat
victory — EA had the opportunity to show the gaming community the respect it
deserves, but instead has insulted its intelligence by asking it to accept
that its quite obvious faults are really just minor problems and that the
actual source of trouble are faceless, homophobic hatemongers.
IncGamers.com - The bird, or the cage: What BioShock Infinite says about
choice and fatalism.
It’s an elegant meta-comment on the many, many people in the real world
playing through BioShock Infinite, but also seems like a bit of a cheeky way
of suggesting that the sort of choices offered in other games are ultimately
meaningless if they bring you to the same point every time.
What’s your take on all of this?