I like to think that one of the cool things about Kotaku is that you can come here for more information than you’ll get from a publisher’s press release. This is a good example of that. It’s not necessarily controversial or explosive info — it’s just context that you won’t find anywhere else.
I absolutely love D2, but the gripes you point out are so, so real. They do such a terrible job of story and narrative, which is massively frustrating when you look into some of the lore and background to find amazing depth and concept there. They just utterly fail to link it to the gameplay, such a missed opportunity. Read more
Congratulations, you’ve regurgitated the same short-sighted argument that’s been made by Epic apologists since day one. We get it, you personally don’t care about Steam’s numerous benefits. Good for you. Millions of people do care about those benefits and see them as added value to any game they own. When a game is… Read more
Exclusivity isn’t platform-limited. It can be limited by any kind of factor. If the Epic Games store is the only store selling a digital product, then they have complete control over the price and how that product can be used. That’s obviously exclusivity by any reasonable definition. (That being said, the same thing… Read more