A fun-sucking vampire

why do you hate funRobert Kotick.

I stumbled on this article thanks to Syp’s “Quote of the Day“. I thought surely, the quote was a tongue in cheek statement, with the guy actually fostering a great working environment (I know next to nothing about Activision). No, it turns out the guy really is that much of a jackass. I don’t play the CoD games, and I bought Rock Band (the superior product). Still, even that I haven’t played in months. The games are fun, but already past their prime. One of the commentors did an excellent job of drawing a corollary between Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution. Niche products whose popularity is on the decline.

Really, the article is a fun read, if for nothing more than the comments.

Request from House Minority

This will be one of my rare, and few forays into a post outside the typical purview of gaming. I try to not to get overly political here at times, it’s not what you guys come here for, and not what the focus of this blog is. This however is one of those instances that I feel I really needed to put into words what my thoughts were.

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