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A Rant

Joe "ubergeek" D'Amico
April 7th 2010 @ 4:20 pm EDT
God, where to begin.....

The announcement at PAX East that Penny Arcade Adventures Episodes 3 and 4 have been canceled is sad and rage inducing. It would have been nice to say this about 6 months ago, or when Khoo said there would be news at PAX and made it sound like a positive development. Hothead abandoned the game probably because EA threw bags of money at them and sacrificed PAA for Deathspank. That last part is my opinion, but the link makes it sound that way.

Kasumi gets delayed to late in the day on PC because MS can't get their act together on Live. My thoughts can be be summed up in my post in the PA ME2 thread - "So remember kids, not only is GFWL not very good for PC gaming, Live as a whole now prevents you from getting content on time regardless of platform." We all know that if there was a problem with pushing some content out on the PC, no one would hold up the release for the console version if it was fine.

On the Ubisoft front, our Aussie friends have been having trouble playing their legitimately bought copies of Settlers 7. Big surprise there. Oh, also someone perfected the AC2 crack into an emulated server solution.

I guess that's it for now.....

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AlabasterSlim Says:
April 7th 2010 @ 6:34 pm EDT

While I'm upset that the PA games were cancelled (I quite enjoyed them), I wouldn't really call it rage inducing. They were good but not mind blowing, an I can take them or leave them. The story was pretty cool though, and it'll be nice that Tycho wraps that up for us. My ultimate wish in that regard is that the two of them do an extended comic to finish the narrative they started.

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