The guys who made Chrono Trigger: Crimson Echoes should've seen Square Enix's cease and desist letter coming a mile away.
Press Released takes a bi-weekly look at the topical issues in gaming with a deeper examination of items that sometimes slip through the never ending news cycle. Unapologetic and occasionally a little outside the norm, Sean Sands offers a slightly different perspective on the news of the day.
As Sean Sands looks back over a generation of gameplay, it is the beginnings that stay with him the longest.
Sometimes making a good game isn't enough. Sometimes you have to be just a little obnoxious, too.
Boxes, discs, and other such tangible evidence of gaming purchase are all highly overrated.
Sometimes we're so focused on playing a game that we forget to stop and have fun with it.
If the videogame industry is so recession-proof, why are so many people losing their jobs?
World of WarCraft is made for casual players like Sean Sands, and he's really, really, disappointed about that.
Sean Sands is old and cranky. He's also a devoted PC gamer. This is not a coincidence.