Issues Plaguing The Gaming Industry

A quick rundown of issues within the gaming industry that arose ever since the PS3 and the Xbox 360 launched.

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brewin3587d ago

Timed exclusives, Micro Transactions, developers cutting content to release it as DLC, and patches are whats killing the industry. Whens the last time a major game was released that didnt need to be patched in order to fix something they missed before releasing? Its pretty lame that we have become accustomed to unfinished releases that we need to connect to the internet to fix. They changed the business model to help line their pockets better while taking away from the core value of games. Imagine if you bought a car but had to return to the dealer the 2nd day of purchase because your windows wouldnt work right or the gas pedal would get stuck. Chances are you wouldnt buy form that manufacturer again, right?! Why do game developers get away with this crap?

TrueJerseyDevil3587d ago

The problem is that developers are afraid to try new things. Call of Duty is a problem in its own right because now everyone is trying to make a better game to dethrone it


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