False Advertising

I was reading about a company taking developers to court. Then I saw an advertisement on the page that looked interesting. There was a hot chick on display. I was "game" for it. So I clicked through.

It turns out this was some sort of war game. I should have figured that out since the game was called Warflow. Still I wanted to cash in on the hot chicks. They were nowhere to be found. Thus, I got the heck out of there.

I understand that you want nice graphics to lure people to come play your game. But if you don't want people to bolt, choose advertising images that match your game please. Otherwise you fail.

Duke Nukem Returns

It looks as if Duke Nukem Forever is finally being release next month. This thing has taken 14 years to come to fruition. It is due to the work of Gearbox Software, 2K Games, and apparently a host of many other.

I read through many comments of people responding to the news of the release. They were mostly cheering. Myself I am a bit skeptical. Haven't they promised release dates many times ago? We shall see next month if this thing can actually be ordered.

What the heck happened that it took so long for a release? Ouch. I guess modern commercial video games are a difficult beast to manage and develop.