IO: Gerstmann-gate got 'out of hand'

Some two years after the infamous dismissal of GameSpot editorial director Jeff Gerstmann, rumoured to be a result of external pressure from Eidos over their disappointment in his review of IO Interactive's Kane & Lynch, caught up with IO's Carsten Lund and Hakan Abrak to find out if time has healed painful memories.

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TOO PAWNED2984d ago

"Let's face it, we had some problems with the mechanics, right? I mean, that's the honest truth. We spent a lot of time trying to fix it this time around." - you weren't honest back then. Funny how developers become "honest" once game has been out for some time

WildArmed2984d ago (Edited 2984d ago )

lol they acknowledge it now, so the people will actually buy the sequel.. so basically they are saying 'it's going to be ALOT BETTER now since we got all the issues ironed out'

But i think I may skip this one, just like the first.

Blaze9292983d ago

so he got fired for nothing huh....that's what happens when you mix business (CNET & Eidos) with opinions (Jeff).

Rampaged Death2983d ago

He got fired for telling the truth. And that was because Kayne and Lynch sucked.

ThanatosDMC2983d ago

It really does suck and Jeff's review was very accurate at how he described the gameplay. It was trash. I'm not purchasing the sequel but im curious about the movie. Is the movie still coming out?

FamilyGuy2983d ago

And i don't see anyone getting fired over the poor reviews Tony Hawks's Ride has been receiving.

RememberThe3572983d ago (Edited 2983d ago )


*Off to watch a Quick Look*

mrv3212983d ago

I'm off to set my phasers to gun.

gameangel2983d ago

...Wish people would stop using the word 'gate' as a suffix to mean scandal.

Such a cliche.

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