Death of Steam Greenlight – The Lights Go Off.

Seems that steam has decided to finally clean up shop and is getting rid of the Greenlight voting system.

The way Greenlight works is simple, a developer pays a one time fee of $100, from there they are free to upload as many trailers as they like for the general public to vote on.

If they are successful they’re contacted by steam to arrange for their game to be brought into the store proper, however because of the one off fee, Greenlight is often flooded with terrible mind numbing asset flips from developers who just want to make a quick pay check. So how does it work and will the new system prevent this?

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Undertale: The Scariest Horror….Legit.

Now despite me loving the bones off old horror movies, the original The Crazies is an incredible piece of cinema, most horror games have always eluded me as a source of entertainment.

I decided to brush the dust off my copy of The Evil Within and within the first hour I was already bored to tears. There’s no comprehensive story. It’s do this for reasons, every scene that I played through felt like it had just been copied straight from the big book of cliche horror tropes, in the end I just switched it off.

However it got me thinking and that’s always a dangerous thing.

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Square Enix: The Deus Debacle

The idea of the pre-order has always been a sore point for me ever since I pre-ordered Colonial Marines. I toddled to the store and threw down my hard earned money on a game that my only encounter with was on a stage at E3, with brilliant lighting effects, competent AI and a real horror atmosphere. My younger mind was blown away by such a fantastic looking game and being a major fan of the franchise, I believed that it was an easy buy.

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The Phantom Pain: The eulogy of Konami.

Everyone I know today is rejoicing, or holding their breath in anticipation for their next payday, for at midnight last night Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain got released. Well lets call it what it is, HIDEO KOJIMA presents Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, after all seems only fair that credit is given where credit is due.

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