For some, digital distribution is a blessing – it gives them a means to buy and enjoy video games without the worry and hassle of interacting with (or even looking at) another human being. For others, it’s a curse, robbing them of their physical possessions and threatening to steal away their games for account violations, or making inappropriate comments to level 2 tech support.
Steam is ubiquitous and almost universally beloved among PC gamers. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? The start of a new column focusing on digital distribution services.