A Gamer's Manifesto

june 3, 2005

This article is probably one of the funniest and honest gaming articles that I have read in a long time. The authors hit on many of the issues with the current (and most likely future) games. It is well worth the read if you are a gamer of any kind or level.

16. Don't use the online capability as an excuse to release broken games The first time we hear the word "patch" in relation to a PS3 or XBox 360 game, we're taking the console back to the store. Filled with our shit. But surely the console industry, always more business savvy than their PC counterparts, will avoid making us gamers their unpaid beta testers. Chances of that happening... ...again depends on how many turd-filled consoles they get stuck with. In other words, the consumer always gets exactly what they'll put up with.