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unplayable.How Do Glitchy Releases Impact Developers?Are all developers and distributors taking advantage of fan loyalty to Neverwinter Astral Diamonds release broken games? Absolutely not. Releasing a broken game does nothing for developers other than tarnish their reputations, and it's more likely that this keeps happening because of tight production schedules, expensive budgets, and the anticipation of profit. It's a system that does little to help anybody, as gamers struggle with buggy

releases and distributors deal with the aftermath of failed launches.Something about the pre-order system needs to change. Gamers can refuse to purchase games before release to Madden coins IOS en masse, but it's also important that distributors realize gamers are willing to wait for a well-crafted game. Despite several delays, Bioshock Infinite was one of the most celebrated games of 2013, leaving many to reflect on how the delays added to the polish of the finished product.With digital

distribution growing and physical sales down, we're already in the midst of a sea change for video game sales. As time goes on, we can only hope that the failures will be addressed and that more distributors will recognize that most gamers prefer polished, fun games later—rather than the frustration of a glitchy and unplayable mess right away. 'Asteroids' Reboot Turns Arcade Classic into Open-World MMO . Much like the film industry, the world of video games has a nasty habit of reviving franchises for little reason other than name recognition. We've seen it happen time and again, with decidedly uneven results — and now, a true classic of the arcade scene is about to be exhumed

for modern audiences in the form of Asteroids: Outpost.Released more than 35 years ago, the original Asteroids is a game that just about anyone who is familiar with video games as a whole will recognize. You pilot a triangular ship, fighting off enemy spacecraft as well as destroying the titular asteroids, which divide into smaller obstacles as you break them up with your lasers.It's a simple but satisfying format — and one that has been all but thrown out the door for Outpost. In the new version of the game, you're a space miner who takes to an asteroid to gather resources and earn your fortune. You can still shoot down small asteroids, but you'll be doing so to harvest them of their precious bounty to

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