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Submitted by TwistedJenius 294d ago | news

Indie Game Magazine (IGM) charging developers to review their games?

Are paid reviews becoming a new practice in the world of PC indie gaming?

An article from IndieStatik about this event: http://indiestatik.com/2013...

A conversation between TotalBiscuit and the owner of IGM: https://twitter.com/Totalbi...

An editorial from John Walker of "Rock, Paper, Shotgun":
http://botherer.org/2013/11... (Indie, Industry, PC)

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ExitToExisT  +   294d ago
They wrote a hands-on article on my indie game OCEAN CITY RACING and there was no such thing.
safirerings  +   290d ago
I didn't review your particular game, but I've written unbiased, unsponsored reviews for IGM for 4 years. I hope this does not hurt the credibility of existing reviews.
TwistedJenius  +   294d ago
As suggested in the original blog, IGM's paid review policy is less than a month old and was implemented when they changed ownership.

They've now publicly responded, admitting to doing it and intending to keep doing it: http://www.indiegamemag.com...
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BABY-JEDI  +   294d ago
Oh tha banality. I'm sure reviewers will deduct points at this prospect.

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