When Xbox Live shut down on the original Xbox, a community of dedicated players vanished... from the console. Halo 2 fans were still able to take their shots on the PC version. It endured.
As a critic, I often have to wonder about intent.
Skate parks from Tony Hawk 3 named the Revert Pack were supposed to materialize... right now. Instead, Activision is delaying the pack until early December:
Wired's superb write-up on the free-to-play market shows why the market works: Whales.
What was once a retail game dropped into the free-to-play market, and with that transition goes the single player campaign.
TF2's latest update could only be named one thing: Pyromania.
In the above video, several devs from Riot Games, including one David "Phreak" Turley, break down the newly expanded co-operative vs. bots mode for LoL
With a petition for a PC Dark Souls adaptation raising over 70,000 signatures over the span of a week, as well as the web-wide attention the subject has received, it seems Namco Bandai has taken note of the response.
How about the ability to display the medals of your achievements right on your person? How about the ability to change the very design on your guns stock or magazine feed?
"... we know that 95 per cent of our consumers will pirate the game."
Splash Damage promised DLC for their first-person shooter Brink at the end of July, and hey, they almost made it. The Agents of Change map pack will hit August 3rd
"Not only will the highly anticipated MMO's launch be limited by numbers, it will also be limited by region, with everyone outside of North America and Europe S.O.L.”