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Insight – The Pre-order Culture

What is the point of pre-ordering? It is to solidify one’s placement on an item. The music industry has pre-orders for tickets to popular events, just like movies have pre-orders for cinema premier showings. The reason to pre-order in these cases would be to allow consumers to purchase a ticket before the stock is sold… Continue reading Insight – The Pre-order Culture

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RiME – Review

Once you’ve become accustomed to the vast variety of games over the years, it becomes increasingly more difficult not to compare games that share similar attributes within them. When a particular game is objectively superior than what has come before it, it will set a standard for which all other games aspire to maintain or even surpass. Then there’s games that, despite sharing a lot in common with one or numerous titles, will use the foundations set by other games and include its own unique flavour to the fusion, and RiME is one of those games. (continued)

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Insight – The Problem with Timed Exclusives

Timed content exclusives payed for by publishers on high budget games seems to be becoming more consistent recently. Not only is this approach bad for us, the consumers, but it’s also killing and dividing the industry. Both Sony and Microsoft are at fault with this growing movement, by paying for platform exclusive DLC, initial access… Continue reading Insight – The Problem with Timed Exclusives