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Xbox One Might Let You Play Used Games After All *UPDATE: No You Can’t*

Xbox One Might Let You Play Used Games After All *UPDATE: No You Can’t* With Microsoft’s announcement of their newest console, dubbed “Xbox One”, we’ve been hearing a lot of information about how exactly it will play games. We had heard rumors in months past that the system might prevent people from playing used copies of games, so it came to no shock...
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EA Discontinuing Their Controversial Online Pass

EA Discontinuing Their Controversial Online Pass Major publishers have had a problem with used games for awhile now. After all, if a game is sold as used by a store like GameStop, the publishers don’t receive a single penny of the sale. One of the ways they’ve tried to combat this “loss” in revenue is by including free...
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There Might Be A Reason Why You Keep Going Bankrupt In Game Dev Tycoon…

There Might Be A Reason Why You Keep Going Bankrupt In Game Dev Tycoon… So, you decide to go get a new game, perhaps Game Dev Tycoon. And you notice for the first few hours that everything seems to be going pretty well, right? After a while, though, your sales reports keep coming up that your games are being pirated all over the place, and you end up declaring bankruptcy. Just...
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Adam Orth Is No Longer With Microsoft

Adam Orth Is No Longer With Microsoft Late last week Microsoft’s PR team had a bit of a nightmare scenario on their hands. One of the creative directors for Microsoft Studios, took to Twitter and started spouting off about why he didn’t think it was a big deal if a console was required to have a constant internet connection to work....
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EA Censors Support Number On Sim City Forums

EA Censors Support Number On Sim City Forums The gaming industry is full of trends, whether it be the influx of FPS games. The surprising number of downloadable tower defense games (seriously, there are tons), and more recently, really really bad customer relations. With Ocean Marketing’s memorable debacle, sending threats to customers, Randy...
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New Video Surfaces Showing SimCity’s Debug Mode [Rumor]

New Video Surfaces Showing SimCity’s Debug Mode [Rumor] I won’t lie: as a game I like SimCity. But besides the obvious always-online connection problems there are a few other issues with the game. For one, the cities themselves are a bit too small, which gets aggravating when the game keeps yelling at you to zone some more residential districts. The fact...
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Maxis Insider Claims That SimCity Can, Indeed, Run Without A Server

Maxis Insider Claims That SimCity Can, Indeed, Run Without A Server It’s been a week since SimCity came out and started crashing servers all over the place, and what a week it has been! But you can’t blame EA for making the game online-only, right? After all, according to EA representatives the game offloads a “significant amount of the calculations”...
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EA Thinks The Worst Of SimCity’s Problems Are Nearly Behind Them

EA Thinks The Worst Of SimCity’s Problems Are Nearly Behind Them Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week then you know that EA’s latest game SimCity has had more than it’s fair share of problems. Because of the always-on requirement for the game the few servers available were quickly overloaded and people started dropping left and...
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