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Originally posted by Scarfe I get the impression the author does not like Microsoft much.
Originally posted by tixylix Originally posted by Scarfe I get the impression the author does not like Microsoft much.
I dunno, I feel fairly indifferent to it; I quite like my xbox and I like windows and the office suit, but then I am also fairly indifferent to Apple which many people are not. That aside there are a lot of very repetitive swipes at the xbox dashboard in the list.
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I wanted to read it, but splitting it into 25 pages is just obnoxious.
If they want traffic that badly, have more articles on your site worth reading.
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I pretty much agree with everything stated in the article.
Games "cater" to "casuals" by dumbing down content and making the learning curve non existant. This does not make a better game, nor does it serve to entertain a "castual" player in the long run.
These simplifications are very transparent when an MMO is being designed for cross platform... I tried CO, i wondered why I owned an 17 button mouse and keyboard. Hell I wondered why i owned a 3 button mouse and half a keyboard.
Fluff being microtransactioned out the butt annoys the piss out of me. If your game is free, sure. If I paid $60 for your game, and I pay a sub fee every month... Give me access to the entire damn game.
Originally posted by AlsoHere Remember the old days? You'd just put in a cartridge, hit the power switch and there it is.. Good old times! Fully Agree with the Dashboard Adverts thing! Don't need to be urged to watch Coldplay when I fire up the ol' Xbox
I wouldn't mind so much if Live didn't cost $45 per year. Granted it's not that much money in the grand scheme of things, but if I'm watching ads, then I should be getting something for my time.