Interesting article from Rock paper shotgun

This topic is locked from further discussion.

Avatar image for macog
#1 Posted by MACog (96 posts) -
Avatar image for j12088
#2 Posted by J12088 (471 posts) -

Yeah RPS have been calling EA and maxis out on their shit since launch. They've written up a good bunch of articles on it and keep digging to find out more. It's been really interesting to see it all unfold.

Zero coverage on this site i see though.

Avatar image for funkydupe
#3 Posted by Funkydupe (3613 posts) -

Sometimes I wonder what the staff is doing each day on Giant Bomb. When they walk home each day do they have something to show for what they've been doing? I wish we had more articles and you know, video game journalism type stuff.

Avatar image for collegeguymike
#4 Posted by CollegeGuyMike (402 posts) -

@funkydupe: I was under the impression that as far GiantBomb's journalistic type stuff, they would prefer to write something extensive up after the fact as a kind of postmortem with tons of external input instead of just throwing up articles as various new bits of information about how servers actually work or Bradshaw dodging why they don't want to allow single player gets posted on reddit or what have you, like kotaku and some other sites seem to be doing.

I suspect and kind of hope, though, maybe Jeff will say something about it in the Sunday article since he's doing one this week in place of Alex.

Avatar image for bourbon_warrior
#5 Edited by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

I have been able to play the game no problem since the launch in Oceania, the maps are just too small. I want to be able to build over a whole island instead of just some farm land block. I have finished 4 citys now and once I fill the map I just go and start another one, the multiplayer aspect is totally not necessary at all just makes it annoying for the 95% of people that just want to play this game alone, it just makes me end up building a industrial city and building a residental\commercial city linking up, I would of rather just had both in my city but again the maps are too SMALL. Just a really bad game for the SIm City franchise.

Avatar image for gamer_152
#6 Posted by Gamer_152 (14513 posts) -

If you're going to talk about an article from another site, it's probably a good idea to at least link to that article and try to get the discussion rolling, threads like this just clog the forums.


This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.