Damn you, Blizzard!

Recently I bought a new computer, with the sole goal of playing Diablo 3 on it (might blog about that one day).

I went to the diablo3.com website, which has a convenient link to buy a digital copy of the game.

This is what I get when I try to click on that link:

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You still have 24 hours to get a cheap copy of Carmageddon!

I already blogged about Carmageddon finally getting a sequel through kickstarter.

The campaign will soon be over, and is close to its stretch goal of 600k$, which would guarantee a Linux and Mac ports to be completed in time.

You might not be a Linux or Mac owner, and asking yourself “why would I pledge for a port of the game to those platforms, if it already is funded and guaranteed to be available for my platform?”

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5 things that are more violent than Carmageddon

I talked a few days ago about a Carmageddon sequel in the works, funded by the site Kickstarter. For those of you who don’t know about it, Carmageddon is a game in which the player gets rewarded for killing pedestrians.

The original game came out in the nineties, roughly about the same time as the first GTA. Carmageddon was a great driving game with an awesome physical engine, but it became famous for the gruesome deaths of pedestrians. At the time, this raised lots of controversy, which contributed to the popularity of the game. To today’s standards, the game just looks like a cartoonish game and would probably be still seen as gruesome, but definitely not controversy-worthy. Independently of that, it is still an excellent game.

Today, with the sequel being funded, it is obvious that some trash papers are trying to revive the controversy, which in a way will probably benefit the game (there is no such thing as bad advertising), but is also an obvious attempt at selling more of their toilet paper.

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