Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Mar 2013 14:46 UTC
Games "To see anyone defending EA and Maxis for the state of SimCity, even were it in perfect working order on launch, depresses me to my core. This self-flagellation-as-skincare notion, where gamers loudly and proudly defend the destruction of their own rights as consumers, is an Orwellian perversity. That it might be considered in any way controversial to call them out on their crap, to point out that no, always-on DRM is not an advantage to anyone, is bewildering. It's a sign of just how far the gaming world has fallen into the rabbit hole of the publisher's burrowing." As usual, RPS hits the nail on the head so hard it shoots through the board.
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The first are [mostly] children and teenagers who don't have £50 a time for games and would never have bought the game to begin with.

A lot of modern PC games need pretty decent hardware to run. If you can afford to get a laptop to run the game you or their parents can probably afford the game.

When I was a kid, if I couldn't afford something ... I went without.

The second are people who have already bought the game, but dislike the DRM, so they've torrented a cracked version.

That is bullshit and you know it.

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