Game com­men­tary in snack-sized mouth­fuls


A sur­pris­ing exit, Thai mil­i­tary cen­sor­ship, and THQ’s folly

“I have de­cided to hit the re­set but­ton and move on from BioWare. Though there’s never an easy time to make a change like this, I be­lieve this is the best time for it.”

Casey Hud­son finds the po­litest pos­si­ble way of say­ing, “You can take your Mass Ef­fect and stick it”

“The Board of Film and Video Cen­sors deem some of the con­tent too con­tro­ver­sial. This does sound like it could have come from one of El Pres­i­dente’s edicts.”

Ka­lypso’s Ste­fan Marcinek calls the Thai junta out for en­act­ing Trop­ico 5’ s satire

“It was very funny. [They said,] ‘We like to do orig­i­nal prop­er­ties,’ and they were a 100 per cent li­censed, se­quel-driven com­pany. It was beau­ti­ful.” InXile’s Brian Fargo re­calls a Waste­land 2 pitch meet­ing with THQ. Lord knows how the pub­lisher ever went bust

“Peo­ple were on pins and nee­dles about any­thing un­to­ward I might say. First, they had me do in­ter­views with some­one from PR. Later, they just de­cided that I shouldn’t be in the press at all.” Nin­tendo’s for­mer in­die chief

Dan Adelman on why he quit

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