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Published on August 2nd, 2011 | by Dan

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>How to Ruin a PC game

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Ars Technica with more win than you can shake a stick at this morning. PC gamers face a unique set of challenges to get a good game for the platform in recent times. Game companies, it seems are out to ruin our experience without realizing it.

Ars pretty much hits everything that’s annoying about being a PC gamer in this article. DRM? Worst idea ever. See all of Ubisoft’s catalog. No customization? See MW2 without dedicated servers, Borderlands with about 3 graphics options. No way to customize controls? Thanks Bulletstorm. Force us to jump through hoops just to log into your game? See EA everything, Battlelog, the abortion that it is.
I love being a PC gamer, don’t get me wrong here, but this really does encapsulate most of our issues. Give it a read.
Ars Technica: How to ruin a game

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One Response to >How to Ruin a PC game

  1. RoryGreen says:

    >Some of the restrictions forced upon PC games are outrageous. It's like me buying a super-car and then finding out that the only wheels available are 5" wobbly plastic wheels. Sure, they may be fine for your little crappy toy cars but come the fuck on, what do you want me to do developer? Build my own?

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