Gaming trials, tribulations, observations, and revelations

28Feb Linked: Interesting article on game reviews and “game-ness”

The most compelling case should be for game-ness An excellent article, especially in the last two paragraphs.  Overall, I think I agree with most of the points in the article, especially the notion that games should be considered an experience in their own right, rather than having to specifically measure up to already-established art forms.  […]

17Feb Ubisoft DRM: How not to treat your customers

RPS pretty much says what needs to be said: You Maniacs! Perhaps the biggest, most frustrating flaw a game can have is when it doesn’t allow you to actually play it.  Regardless of the price, I would never purchase a game using Ubisoft’s amazingly draconian new DRM scheme (lose your internet connection, get booted out […]