Should Games Media Keep The Game Industry’s Secrets? (The Jimquisition)
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.