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Comment: the linked verge article is just as bad (Score 4, Insightful) 724 724

by XaXXon (#48047829) Attached to: Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials

as the stuff people were complaining about.

Intel has pulled an advertising campaign from video gaming website Gamasutra after it reportedly received a number of complaints from self-identified gamers upset that the site was championing fair gender representation in video games.

Wow, could this have been written to represent one side any more strongly?

Comment: Re:Sales figures are news now? (Score 1) 206 206

by XaXXon (#47968997) Attached to: Apple Sells More Than 10 Million New iPhones In First 3 Days

I'm guessing its' tough to tell because it's not nearly such a big event. With your choice of a bazillion different models, each with some feature the others don't have, the amount of people excited about any particular one will be significantly lower.

Comment: I don't see this as a problem (Score 1) 215 215

by XaXXon (#47891601) Attached to: Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money

Part of kickstarter should be that you've already taken a substantive risk on your own. Making a game demo with, for example, limited level/playtime is a good mark that you are capable of producing the rest.

Since there is no recourse once the funding takes place for funders, this doesn't seem unreasonable.

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