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.)
What Does a Robot Want?
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Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
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Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry
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The Best of 2013
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The Game That Ruined Me
Be careful what you learn with your muscle-memory, because it will be very hard to un-learn it.