News 4 Gamers, one of the largest gaming websites, has become a staple in gaming journalism. News is shared and commented on by thousands, which should seem like a dream for the gaming community and writers. However, websites like these appear to have done more of the opposite
Looking back at all the articles from the previous weeks on N4G, you can see a clear pattern. Funny, how the console comparisons and controversial statements get the most hits. Compare the PS3 and 360 and you are guaranteed over 500 views within hours.
You may say that this is obvious, and controversy always gets this treatment. It isnt the controversy that is the problem: It is the fact that the articles are made specifically as flame-bait for fanboys.
This article is in no way intended to damage N4G's reputation, yet it is one of the most evident places to see this console-war waging. Take a look at the comments, or if you have a flame-suit and extinguisher nearby, the open section. 4/5 comments bash a certain game or console, with the odd one out actually being relevant.