When Toby Fox released Deltarune, everyone asked to keep quiet about it for 24 hours. Obviously that didn’t happen. Elsewhere, Kotaku has a neverending source of leaked information for games like Assassin’s Creed and Fallout.
Let’s not forget that time Randy Pitchford called an accurate report on Borderlands 2 “shoddy journalism.”
Most recently, Rockstar and Take-Two managed to get over a million quid from a website for leaking accurate Red Dead Redemption 2 information.
Publishers believe the media’s job is to help them. The media doesn’t always do that when news needs reporting. Let’s talk about it.