Metabombed: Destiny 2 Is ‘A Lie In A $60 Box’

As both a professional hater of the corporate machine and a videogame critic, one must walk a fine line between providing information on distasteful business practices and measuring said practices against the positive accomplishments of any given piece of work.

User reviews are subject to no such concerns, which is why METABOMBING a game for any reason in particular happens so often.

Destiny 2 is, for my money, a damn great game. A great game undoubtedly held back to some degree by Activision’s monetization tactics. I might have to take the time to weigh the good against the ill, but Metacritic’s community reviewers have let their feelings known with both barrels.

As you’d expect.

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The Bullshit Roundup: Activision Goes Microtransaction Wild, Ubisoft Fucks Up Tetris AGAIN!

It’s been a while since our last roundup, but we’re back and better than ever. Got three slices of premium, grade-AAA bullshit for you to get a whiff of this week.

Activision’s jumped aboard the fee-to-pay train with glee, and its money-grubbing is getting out of control with both Destiny and Call of Duty: Black Ops III getting in on the act. Meanwhile, Ubisoft has managed to ruin Tetris for the second time in its career.

Great job!

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The Bullshit Roundup: Microtransactions Everywhere, Warhammer Bollocks, And Arkham Knight PC’s Still Buggered

Time for another Bullshit Roundup, your one-stop shot for all the horrible nonsense that’s happened in the world of “AAA” videogames this week.

We’ve announcements of yet more microtransactions in games where they don’t belong, the promise of more microtransactions in games where they don’t belong, Sega doubling down on its pre-order chicanery…

… and Arkham Knight is still a hot mess on PC. Who woulda thought!?

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