Posted 13 August 2010 - 05:06 PM
Great show guys! This episode was really funny. Cheapy, you were killin' me with your Saints Row voices. Please try to get those in the game. Esteban was really good on the show. He seems like a real cool dude. You should have him on more often. He mixes well with you guys. I'll definitely be checking out his podcast.
Shipwreck, I agree with you on Mafia 2. I can't get excited about it. I played Mafia 1 several years ago and I thought it really sucked. It wasn't a good game. The driving was awful. I didn't even bother beating it. I was really surprised to see them making a sequel and seeing so much hype around it now, considering the first one was pretty lame.
As for the glitch story, the excuse that it's a news story so it had to be posted is just a big time cop out. Yeah it was a news story, but so is the announcement of a new Disney show DS game, but that doesn't mean it deserves a post (sadly, these sites do post those as well). They just covered the story wrong. You don't tell people exactly how to steal games. If they just had to post it, they should have left out names, the source link, and especially the method of going about it. Personally, I feel this story should not have been posted.
Kotaku once again proved they're a trash site. It must have been a slow news day and they couldn't find a celebrity holding a PS3 controller or something. I guess we finally found out what they're the "Gamer's Guide" to: stealing.
The Joystiq crew pretends to have some sort of journalistic integrity, but they're just like all the other blogs. McElroy is a hyprocite (as somebody in this thread pointed out earlier). The only thing these sites care about is page views. A post about how to get free games through a glitch is going to get a lot of page views.
It's good that Destructoid didn't post the story, but that doesn't excuse all the other terrible shit they post. They still suck ass.
As Wombat pointed out, I would love to see these guys do that to an EA, Activision, or Microsoft/Sony game. Like Wombat said, it would be down as fast as it went up. I don't think they would want to stop the exclusive stories, free trips, games, and game schwag from coming in. The company in question is an easy target, so who cares right? It'll give them another post and more page views if they ever file for bankruptcy. Then they can write a feature story on the fall of smaller game companies, asking just why is this happening? like they actually care.
Tomb Raider launching without online co-op is hilarious. A big time feature left out of the game for a few weeks is super weak. I don't think the game's going to do that well, even when it comes out for PS3.