A Quick Word On Those Fucking Ads Intruding Upon Comments

You may have noticed some adverts appearing in the comments section lately. This is because Disqus has started shoving them in and charging users to have them removed.

I cannot apologize enough for this. I’m sorry for the inconvenience and the current inability to guarantee against what this site usually guarantees against.

I’m fiercely proud of my website’s ad-free policy and I feel incredibly intruded upon.

I’ve always liked the service Disqus provided, and would have considered paying for a premium service of some kind, but I’m not going to fork over money after feeling strongarmed like that. What a horrible sales tactic.

We’re going to be importing comments to a new system soon. Until then, Adblock the shit out of my site if you please.

We’ll get the ads blasted ASAP, and I’ll say no more until the Jimquisition I’ve got planned about my constant fight against advertising.

The Jimquisition: A Tale Of Casinos And SEO Juice

http://www.patreon.com/jimquisition
http://sharkrobot.com/collections/jimquisition-merch

How exactly do less scrupulous blogs get deals with casino websites to lace their articles with unsubtle advertisements?

Who is pulling the strings, what sort of money changes hands, and what exactly are Casinos looking for when they ask for “SEO Juice?”

The Jimquisition went deep to blow this mother.

Bonus Content: Life Haxz with Jim Sterling

The Sad Ghost War Between Breath of the Wild And Horizon: Zero Dawn

The frenzy surrounding The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a whole new level of fan overreaction, and this is coming from someone who’s seen what happens when you say Uncharted isn’t perfect.

When they’re not busy launching DDoS attacks against outlets that didn’t like the game as much as they did, they’re being really very angry at Horizon: Zero Dawn, a game with very little connection to Zelda but has become a popular target of BotW‘s most delirious fanbabies.

Both games are huge open world experiences, and both are exclusive to particular consoles. This is of course a recipe for disaster where the two games were destined to be compared in the most vitriolic ways imaginable. Plenty of Nintendo’s zealots were furious when they learned of my own highly favorable review, and if you believe them, Zero Dawn‘s fanbase has had an axe to grind against Breath of the Wild for a long time.

The reality, however, is not quite as these wearers of green, pointy, tinfoil-lined hats would lead you to believe.

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Activision Fucks Up Modern Warfare Remastered Further With DLC More Expensive Than It Used To Be

Bit of a blunt headline for this article, but it says what needs to be said. Activision, not content to piss all over Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered with microtransactions, has decided to resell old downloadable content for the game with a price hike.

Yes, map packs for the remastered 2007 hit will be $5.00 more expensive than they were when they originally came out. The fact they’re charging at all for this is incomprehensible – to charge even more reeks of a company seeing just how far it can mock its customers and get away with it.

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Podquisition Episode 120: Breath Of The Wild 12/10!

Laura has access to a Nintendo Switch, so tune in for impressions of the console, as well as the 12/10 rated Breath of the Wild!

Also, more thoughts on Horizon: Zero Dawn, and some of the most alarming tangents you’ll hear in a videogame podcast.

You can listen/download directly here and get the RSS feed here.

Also, check out Laura Kate’s Patreon page!

Also also, check out Miracle of Sound’s channel!

‘I’m Jim Fucking Sterling Son’ Shirt Back In-Store For Limited Run

Remember the name!

I felt it only right that today marks the limited edition return of the “Jim Fucking Sterling Son” T-shirt. All shirt purchases will come with a free Jimquisition Winged Emblem pin.

Coined by Digital Homicide, the phrase was appropriated and turned into a fitting catchphrase by your everso humble Jimquisition host. Now YOU can be Jim Fucking Sterling Son too!

Be better than the attractive models in the header image who wouldn’t be caught dead actually wearing one of my shirts. Be better!