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Episode 358: Changes

August 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Gaming Podcast is back after three weeks of a forced hiatus as one former host has left the podcast for good. Otherwise, some of the news items are old, some are new, in this long episode. There’s no Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but plenty of news, including: Activision won’t launch an EA Access-style […]

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Tags: Activision · Console Games · Episode · Industry News · Kickstarter · PC Gaming · Podcast · Show Notes · Sony

Trading Used Games, Like Fraud?

November 1st, 2008 · 6 Comments

David Braben, founder of Frontier Developments, says retail outlets that buy and sell pre-owned games are “essentially defrauding the industry.” Although multiplayer gaming might not be a huge threat, the single player experience in games may die out because gamers play the game quickly and resell it back to places like GameStop for others to […]

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Tags: Console Games · DRM · Editorial · Rant

Microsoft Shoots for Number Two In Console War

September 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Microsoft recently announced their price cuts on the Xbox 360, effective today, but what is motivating them? Microsoft’s not going to make much additional money by passing off the savings to the customer but they will, more than likely, sell a bunch of great new Xbox 360‘s to a new crowd of gamer. Motivation? Sony. […]

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Tags: Console Games · Editorial · Holiday · Microsoft · Nintendo · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

Developer Wants License Keys For Console Games

August 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

UK developer David Braben from Frontier Developments believes smaller development studios are in the worse position when it comes to re-sale of “pre-owned” video games. Since a developer only gets their cut of the profits when a game is sold new, pre-owned titles allow gamers to play games without paying the developer for the effort. […]

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Tags: Console Games · Editorial