Gaming Blend 2012 Recap: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Author: William Usher
published: 2013-01-01 19:15:18
March...wow, mama jamma. That's a good way to sum up March. This is where things started to spiral out of control and the unrest within the core gaming community became a thunderous chorus for change. Capcom and BioWare kicked things off by competing to piss off fans in a fans-pissing-off contest; on Capcom's end there was on-disc DLC and on BioWare's end there was...well...the Mass Effect 3 ending. All while this was taking place EA was building up evil rep points, with tidbits of information spilling out to give gamers more and more reasons to hate them, but it all got some vitriolic traction when the viral marketer came out and spilled the beans about the company's expensive marketing practices.
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