He’s posted a follow-up and a semi-apology, which means more or less nothing to me. It sounds like we’re all buddies now, but he still wants M-rated games taken off the shelves. He can make all the noises he likes about “having a conversation” with the gaming community, but he’s no different than any other authoritarian book-burner out there, except he’s the hip new digital sort.
I shouldn’t even be giving the guy the exposure, but I’m weak. (Plus, I didn’t have time to write anything interesting for today.)
Batman: Arkham City
A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.
The Biggest Game Ever
How did this niche racing game make a gameworld so massive, and why is that a big deal?
Batman: Arkham Origins
A breakdown of how this game faltered when the franchise was given to a different studio.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.