Sony’s Apology

I think this is an awesome apology. I’m especially a fan of everything between “Please understand” and “context clear” (the first four paragraphs).

Dear Dean Govender,

Thank you for your email of 11 June 2007.

Please understand that Resistance: Fall of Man is a work of science fiction.

It is fantasy entertainment set against a backdrop of an alternative reality of 1950’s Britain. History has been rewritten and the Second World War has not happened but a race of alien creatures has attacked the earth and the human race is engaged in a struggle to defend itself from … Continue reading

Elder Scrolls V… woe is me

As for what form Elder Scrolls V would take, that’s still up in the air. An MMO seems a natural, evolutionary step for the series, but while Hines doesn’t suggest that’s a direction for Elder Scrolls V, the possibility of a new game has been bounced around. He doubts, however, they would go forward unless they had a “fresh idea” for the genre.

Man, I hope it’s not an MMO. The last thing I need is another 200+ hour game commitment, and I loved Oblivion so much that I would really just HAVE to play it.

Sounds like … Continue reading

On Focus Tests

So I was doing my daily search through, as I am wont to do, and I came across this little gem:

Dave Jaffe liveblogged during a Focus test for Calling All Cars. It’s funny to me because I’ve been to a lot of focus tests, and it’s interesting to see how people react to Jaffe’s impressions.

I mean from what I read, it sounds like a pretty normal focus test to me.
All sorts of things going wrong — check.
Frantically scrambling to get everything to work — check.
Players who are very Continue reading