People abuse Humble Bundle to win at Steam's... →
This is so low on so many levels. I hope the guys at Steam disqualify these sad people. People already were reselling the Steam keys on eBay and elsewhere, but trying to marginally increase ones chances to win a bunch of games? Stupid behavior and everyone loses.
The Humble Indie Bundle #4 →
Or, as if I didn’t have a nice backlog already. The HIB4 returns to form with a series of indie heavy-hitters like Super Meat Boy, Bit.trip Runner, Shank and Cave Story+ so it’s not much of a surprise that this bundle broke all the records by selling over one million dollars within the first 24 hours. These bundles spoil me.
The serious business of fun →
The first gaming generation—the children of the 1970s and early 1980s—is now over 30. As I’m very painfully aware. This weeks’ the Economist has a special report on video games. Shamefully, Valve’s Steam platform is nowhere to be found in the special report, even though Dota 2 gets a mention.
Tetris Finally Gains a Subscription Fee →
The T-Club costs $2.99 per month or $29.99 per year, and gives you access to “exclusive discounts and content, premium Tetris Log challenges, and a booster to progress [your] Tetris Log faster.” I… I’m speechless. Pay-to-win Tetris? How the hell does paying to get access to discounts make any sense?1 Yes, I know about EA’s Season Pass and similar things. It still...