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PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 13 – Diablolical

Author:
Matt Gardner
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Features
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Blizzard, Capcom, Diablo III, DLC, DRM, Podcast, PWNCAST

PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 13 – Diablolical
This week is mainly about Diablo III. Carl and I chat about the game's launch, what £40 should get consumers in terms of a working game, we argue in defence of "entitled" gamers, and have another little chat about the dubious nature of always-on DRM. Elsewhere, though, we we take a look at Capcom's re-evaluation of their controversial on-disc DLC policy, ask if it's really the fault of the consumers who buy rip-off merchandise regardless, and look back fondly on days gone by when it was actually easier to play the game you'd just bought immediately.

PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 13, Recorded: May 18th, 2012

Some of the things that get covered this week:

  • Diablo III's release
  • "Entitled" gamers
  • DRM vs. accessibility
  • Capcom's "re-evaluation" of their DLC policy
  • Is it our fault? Are consumers asking to be monetised?
  • Ye Good Olde Days

...and much, much more.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be quite a few instances of strong language.

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