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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RE[2]: Sing of the Times
by sparkyERTW on Tue 12th Mar 2013 13:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Sing of the Times"
sparkyERTW
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No, that won't happen because people will not accept it.


I hope you're right about that, I really do, because while we all have the impression right now is we're only seeing this pushover (bend-over?) attitude in the IT/entertainment industry, I'm not 100% sure it'll stay that way. Yeah, I get that my Toyota example was a little extreme, but if this trend continues it might not seem that far-fetched.

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