Rushing to Early Ruin

I’ve said this in many other ways before, but I’ll say it plainly here: there’s a lot about modern gaming that I absolutely hate. I hate how the games with the biggest budgets and biggest studios behind them are growing ever more similar to each other. I hate that pre-order culture is still a thing…

Star Citizen Makes an Appearance at Gamescom

Oh man, Star Citizen. Where to even begin with this game? It’s one of the most ambitious projects out there. It’s on track to either be Kickstarter’s biggest success or its greatest flop. It’s also been the source for many internet jokes and controversies. Star Citizen is many things, can be many things, and is…

Kerbal Space Program has Cleared the Tower!

Image from publicly available images page of the Kerbal Space Program website That’s one small step for Jebediah Kerman, and one giant leap for Kerbal-kind! This past Monday, one of the prodigal sons of indie game development has finally left the confines of Early Access and has found its way into the wilds of full…

Discussion Mondays: Early Access Games at Retail

Originally posted on Gamer Crash:
With as much controversy as “Early Access” type games are causing these days, one thing I’ve never thought to consider is how the discussion would change or intensify if these titles were sold at retail. Currently, they’re available digitally on Steam but if they were sold in stores, how would…