PC coverage is not my forte, but the catastrophe of Sim City‘s launch is nothing short of epic. At the very least, it’s worth following up on this as it was the Bosscast Topic of the Week on the last episode of The Recurring Bosscast. Since launch, the game has royally upset many consumers who can’t play the game at all due to a extreme lack of servers that the game needs to support players. It’s gotten to the point where Amazon.com has currently stopped selling digital versions of the game, EA has stopped advertising the game, and they’re trying to make good with their consumers by offering them a free title later on.
StarCraft II is without question, the hottest game on the planet right now. It’s arguably the biggest game of 2010. Everywhere gaming website I go to, every message board I visit and every video game podcast I listen to is talking about it. Even all of my coworkers are talking about their forays into the campaign and multiplayer modes.
Though I’ve heard and read enough about StarCraft II to hold up a decent conversation about the game, I kind of feel left out. You see, I’ve never played StarCraft II before. Or the original one. I must confess that, I haven’t even played an RTS since before the original Starcraft came out.