Game world blasphemies

Whether you’re an avid gamer or not, here are five things you better think twice before doing or saying...

| Updated on: Apr 06 2009, 19:51 IST

Whether you're an avid gamer or not, here are five things you better think twice before doing or saying...

You bought Wii Fit (how old are you?): To be honest, the Wii is slowly becoming a platform to splurge on, which promises a mini-game with remote swinging fantasies and an ardour best left to performing real exercise… without any actual benefits.

You enjoyed Final Fantasy VIII: Final Fantasy fans feel the game is over-rated, thanks to its "melodramatic" and "lame" storyline as being a step-down from Final Fantasy VII.

Complaining about DRM to EA: Electronic Arts tried pushing the Digital Rights Management (DRM) system with Spore, and failed. Then, it began a witch hunt began to lock topics, delete threads, even ban forum members who brought forth troubles associated with DRM. Not so much a real blasphemy as one made out by EA against any critics.

Saying you liked/disliked Killzone 2: If you liked Killzone 2, you were either chided for being a PS3 fanboy with nothing else to play or for not praising the game enough. If you hated Killzone 2, a tidal wave of anger came crashing down on you. It has since become the decorum to not broach the topic altogether.

Passing judgment on Duke Nukem Forever's (DNF) release date: This April marked 12 years since DNF has been in development, having first being announced in 1997. However, fans refuse to give up hope and won't accept that the king isn't coming.

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First Published Date: 06 Apr, 19:49 IST