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Is the future of video games a fragmented, broken mess?

6 January 2015 10:45 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Powter asks whether the future of video games is a fragmented, broken mess…

There was a time not all that long ago when video games were sold to eager gamers as a complete package. You’d stroll into your nearest store, slap £40 on the counter and walk away with a generally polished title – when it was done, it was done and that was that. There wasn’t any Dlc, and you didn’t have to worry about the servers breaking because they weren’t there. They were simpler times, and people today often look back upon them with a hint of nostalgia and yes, longing.

Gaming today, is not the gaming of yesterday.

Today, our favourite past time is a very different beast. It can often be found broken up into bite-size chunks, often sold to you after you’ve already purchased supposedly a full game. It can often »

- Tom Powter

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