Developer "Disappointed" That People Would Rather Hack Game Than Pay $20 For Content Already On Disc

Developer "Disappointed" That People Would Rather Hack Game Than Pay $20 For Content Already On Disc

When you buy a car and opt to get the basic, no-frills stereo, the really rad sound system isn’t also included somewhere in the vehicle, just waiting for you to plunk down some money to activate it. If that were the case, the car-maker has to know that buyers are going to be tempted to figure out how to turn that better system on without forking over the cash. [More]

Game Publisher Explains Why It Included "Downloadable Content" On Disc

Game Publisher Explains Why It Included "Downloadable Content" On Disc

Most gamers seem to be OK with the concept of paying for downloadable content that isn’t included on the discs they bought. But they get angry when publishers hide the extra stuff on the disc and make customers pay to unlock it. By choosing the latter route, Capcom finds itself defending its inclusion of several currently unplayable characters on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC versions of the fighting game Street Fighter X Tekken. [More]

PC Game Box Says It Supports Controller, Only Supports
Version Few Have

PC Game Box Says It Supports Controller, Only Supports Version Few Have

Kurt says he bought the PC game Dead Rising 2 hoping to use his wireless Xbox 360 controller to slay the undead. Because the box indicated it supported the controller, he thought he was good to go. But it turns out the game is only compatible with the much less popular wired version of the controller. [More]

Blogger Says GameStop Is Abusing 'Free' Demo To Drive Up Preorders

Blogger Says GameStop Is Abusing 'Free' Demo To Drive Up Preorders

Nintendo Gal is accusing GameStop of taking a free demo for the Wii game Monster Hunter Tri and systematically refusing to give it out to customers, demanding they plop $5 for a pre-order in order to snag the disc. [More]

IGN Says Capcom's "New Content" For Resident Evil 5 Is Already On The Disc

IGN Says Capcom's "New Content" For Resident Evil 5 Is Already On The Disc

Update: Several commenters have pointed out that the size of the download seems to indicate that your $5 gets you new code, not just an unlock key. The original post is below.

Blog Gets Some Stupid Capcom Credit Card Fees Removed

Blog Gets Some Stupid Capcom Credit Card Fees Removed

It turns out that Chun-Li, of Street Fighter fame, does not want to charge you so many onerous fees on your Capcom credit card that attack over and over on your neck like that stupid bitch, Blanka. Just some of them.

Capcom Says Your Complaints About Their Game Are "BS"

Capcom Says Your Complaints About Their Game Are "BS"

What’s the appropriate response to complaints about your product? One Capcom executive seems to think that calling the complaints “BS” in the company forum is the answer.

Visa And Capcom Announce Street Fighter Hyper Fee Edition Card

Visa And Capcom Announce Street Fighter Hyper Fee Edition Card

Video game maker Capcom has partnered with Visa to offer a pre-paid debit card with so many fees that it will shrink your wallet from an E. Honda to a Dhalsim. The hurricane kick of fees, inside.