The Indie Mine - Paid Game Reviews- A Step in the Wrong Direction.
this blog post.
Above all else, it looks shady from the outside. Developers should never
risk their credibility or reputation on the off chance of coverage. But
thereís something more troubling than credibility at stake here. If this was
to become a widespread policy across the majority of media sites, youíre
going to be looking at an empty wallet to go with those shredded
reputations. If we let this become a precedent, itís sure to spell more
trouble for both yourselves and the developers of the future.