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Indivisible, the action RPG platformer from the creator of Skullgirls is out now
8 October 2019 at 6:49 pm UTC Likes: 1

Alm888"505 Games"…
Bloodstained…
No, thanks.
You are 99% pretexts for not buying something, I cant hardly believe you buy anything. Stop kry...g.

TobiSGDI don't get it. The trailer looks like turn-based combat, the Steam page says real-time combat. Liam, please enlighten me!

It looks so Valkyrie Profile, I cant wait. VP you play like a platform game but when you touch an enemy you enter in a traditional RPG game style with combos. This looks pretty much the same.

Things are going downhill for the Atari VCS as Rob Wyatt quits
8 October 2019 at 6:38 pm UTC

pete910
KohlyKohlThis is why I will never back anything before a final product has been released.

So you're a consumer then

Anything wrong with being a consumer?

Valve updates Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for French players to deal with loot boxes
1 October 2019 at 4:55 pm UTC

KimyrielleI have NO idea why people in this time and age still believe in the "free markets will solve it all" paradigm, when it clearly doesn't and all it has ever done was creating a small group of people having obscene power and even more obscene wealth, while the large rest works double-income and double-jobs and STILL struggle to pay their bills.


Cant be more agree, if people still believe in non-regulated markets, it is because they are doing fine and they think if anyone isnt doing fine as them is because they dont make enough effort.

Valve updates Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for French players to deal with loot boxes
1 October 2019 at 4:51 pm UTC Likes: 2

HoriDon't they make enough money already? Is it really worth tarnishing they reputation by looking like hungry rats, for a little more money?

I really hope the EU will adopt laws soon to categorise lootboxes and similar practices and gambling, and tax all transactions accordingly.

You didnt read the article right? it is just about talking shit about companies, "look how cool I am".
Free games needs monetization to keep running, you cant keep a game alive just by love, this was done just to adapt to ridiculous laws on France. In Japan nobody cant profit beyond 50.000 dollars participating in gaming tournaments because "its gambling" according to Japan law, maybe some people thinks that those "greedy bastards" who practice many hours a week to stay in competitive level deserve such a stupid law.

If people doesnt like lootboxes, dont buy or play games that use loot boxes, this is not a sensitive sector like health, communications or education, this is gaming and people doesnt need to play these "loot boxes videogames" to have a dignified life.

If gaming industry needs regulation is the labor part with many people working a lot of time with ridiculous timelines to finish the job, but no politician is doing anything for it, they just want tax shit to keep stealing public funds.

A French court has ruled that Valve should allow people to re-sell their digital games
19 September 2019 at 10:16 pm UTC Likes: 3

Dunc
Quote... I'm all for consumer rights but I do try to think about all angles. We could end up looking at higher prices overall, no release day discounts, more micro transactions, more games updated as a constant service, games that require an online account as a service so you're not paying for an actual product and so on as developers try to keep more income when many smaller developers are already struggling.
My thoughts exactly. While I don't doubt the good intentions behind this move, publishers/stores aren't just going to throw up their hands and leave everything as it is just with re-selling allowed. They'll figure out workarounds. And those will probably end up being more harmful to consumers than non-transferable licences.

The one law that always gets passed is the law of unintended consequences.

I see many devs including Ubisoft leaving France, losing hundreds of jobs just because people want to resell a game they get for 15$ for 5$ bucks. I would be agree if this were the gaming market in the 90s where every game on cassette or disk costed 60$ but in this digital era, games are really cheap and people still want to resell it? How cheap one can be?

A French court has ruled that Valve should allow people to re-sell their digital games
19 September 2019 at 10:01 pm UTC Likes: 7

minidouBeing able to resell what you own used to be possible. What's so horrible about getting that right back ?

If you dont get it now, youll be not getting not even in a million years.
Funny thing is how to get an indie game for 5$ then reselling it in 3$, taking 5$ for a possible sale to that indie. But who fck1ng cares you are not an indie dev, right?

ElectricPrismI can see Frances take on this being practical, and from a consumer perspective I 100% agree with users should be able to sell games or accounts (collections of games).
You said it, this is 100% from the consumer POW without taking into account how this could hit devs.

Tell me how we can create better laws for a better world when we make laws just taking one of the sides into account?

It is really disappointing to see the comments and likes here, its like Linux people really hates proprietary software so hard that they would like to see the gaming scene being hit negatively, Just because some extra bucks.

A French court has ruled that Valve should allow people to re-sell their digital games
19 September 2019 at 9:58 pm UTC Likes: 12

This is simple, Valve should close doors on France. This is beyond ridiculous, why suing Valve specifically when every other virtual store including console ones are doing the same.
Now imagine the impact for developers, Funny thing Epic shills will celebrate this when they support Epic because "Epic is cool with devs", lol. They are so dumb.

linuxcityi would not mind selling games i no longer play or transfer them to another user

Of course you dont!! All of this is about you and only you, the other people who could get involved negatively doesnt matter.

This behavior of not thinking how anything could affect anyone else but me is a cancer.
We have a healthy gaming sector(not in the employee yet) when we have plenty of competition that allows users to get games in nice sales, but with things like this, I see developers raising prices in order to get the revenue lost by the fact people can resell their games for whatever price they like. This is something really stupid, ruled by a court that has no idea of how the gaming industry is working right now!!

This will affect indies really hard.

Steam Play gets a small update with Proton 4.11-5 now available
18 September 2019 at 6:21 pm UTC

Blazblue Central Fiction, perfectly playable on 4.11 after installing Media foundations libraries. Only works on 4.11 so part of the work is being done by Proton while Media Foundations is only for making the game to not crash on video playback.

Richard Stallman has resigned from the Free Software Foundation and MIT
18 September 2019 at 4:19 am UTC Likes: 6

The only sin Stallman committed here is to forgot that PEOPLE CANT HAVE AN OPINION THESE DAYS, you have to shut the f/*c up or follow the hypocrite standard of having the same opinion of the all SJW media.

And you cant tell anyone what you really think, we live in a de-facto censorship, not email, not social networks, anyone!!. Remember that guy that told a joke to his friend on the ear about "big dongle" in a computer conference and a feminist just heard him and make it public? He lost his job. And the SJW media was fine with it.

Human relationships are overrated. SJWs destroyed freedom of speech. It doesnt matter if opinions are unpopular or arent political correct, you should respect them and not make a fuss about it.

Rockfish confirm EVERSPACE 2 will not go exclusive to the Epic Store, Steam is the "best platform" for indies
10 September 2019 at 7:44 pm UTC

Alm888So… Steam-exclusive, then. Whew… That's a lot better.

Sometimes before writing it could be better if you use your brain. Do you know any third party developer that was forced by Valve to release their game on Steam exclusive?
No you dont, you come with your stupid hate towards DRM and just sit there thinking your hipster platform could actually call the attention of any cool developer, OMG The Witcher 3 is there, yeah a game that came like 4 years ago XD.
The fact is coming to Steam make the chance of Everspace 2 hitting GOG someday much bigger than going Epic exclusive but you get mad at it, use your brain for once.

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