Posts Tagged: used games

confusion

The Xbox One’s Used Game Policies Confuse Publishers, Too

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Among the people with no idea what to make of the Xbox One's used game features? Ubisoft and EA.

bohica

The Xbox One Used Games Situation Is Clarified, Also Worse

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The Xbox One will allow used games. Sort of. You just have to figure out if the publisher will allow it, and under what circumstances, and to who. Really.

economics

The Xbox One Will Have Used Games…But Retailers May Not Sell Them

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The Xbox One will apparently have used games. In theory. The way Microsoft has built the system, you simply may not be able to find any.

Always-online DRM

Microsoft Ain’t Care: The Next Xbox May Still Require An Internet Connection And Block Used Games

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Seems like Microsoft is feeling generous, may be planning to hand Sony and Nintendo a nice juicy competitive advantage...

MICROSOFT

Enjoy Used Games While You Can: No Second-Hand Games For The Next Xbox

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Reselling something you bought legally? Pssh -- what kind of scumbag wants to do something like that?

AMAZON

Who Really Gives You The Best Value For Your Used Games?

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It's a tradition as old as gaming: you buy a game, play it until you've squeezed every moment of sweet enjoyment out of it, and then sell it to finance your next round of gaming.

editorials

Are Used Games Really Pushing Consoles Towards Multiplayer?

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Frontier Developments' David Braben recently weighed in on why so, so many games are going with a deep multiplayer mode at the possible cost of a strong single-player campaign.

op-ed

Dear Jameson Durall: YOU Feel Used?

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Jameson Durall, a design director over at Volition, <a href="http://gamasutra.com/view/news/40104/Opinion_I_feel_used.php">published an opinion piece on Gamasutra</a> that was found and sent to us by our own Surly Badger.

BAD IDEAS

Five Reasons the XBox 720 Should Embrace Used Games

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In case you hadn't heard, Kotaku's Stephen Totilo dropped a major bombshell yesterday in the form of announcing a rumor that the XBox 720 or NextBox or whatever you want to call it <a href="http://kotaku.com/5879202/sources-the-next-xbox-will-play-blu+ray-may-not-play-used-games-and-will-introduce-kinect-2?popular=true">wouldn't play used games</a>.

buyer beware

Is GameStop Getting Rid of Its Used Game Section?

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Is GameStop going to stop selling its wildly profitable used games in favor of, um, selling monkeys or something.


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