Monday, August 27, 2012

Square Enix...

You're a bunch of dicks.

Let's break this down:

1. I don't have an iPhone or an iPad, nor do I plan on getting one. You may be surprised to learn this, but there are gamers out there who are not part of the cult of Apple.

2. If I did have an iPhone or an iPad, I wouldn't be playing games on it. Why? Because I'd rather play games on a handheld or home console that was actually designed for such, and doesn't specifically cater to 'casual gamers' (oh how I hate what that phrase has come to mean) over people who actually enjoy playing proper games that aren't Angry Birds or Bejeweled.

3. If I did have an iPhone or an iPad and I did play games on it, I still wouldn't play The World Ends With You: Solo Remix because it's freaking $19.99.

Well-played, I suppose, Square Enix. You got me all excited about the possibilities of a sequel or a 3D remake of a cult classic, only to let me down in every single imaginable way. A countdown timer for an iOS remake of a four-year-old game? You got everyone all riled up for something cool, and your big reveal was the furthest thing from cool that i can imagine. But, eh... Maybe there are some Apple fanboys out there who are excited about this. I'M HAPPY FOR YOU JERKS.


  1. Benn,

    Way to act like a dick towards your readers that are actually Apple hardware users.


  2. You know what I love most about Apple fanboys? They're so incredibly sensitive to criticism that they will actually unsubscribe from a blog over the stated opinion that the hardware they covet may not be the pinnacle of technological evolution.

    I have no problem with people who use Apple products. For the record, I don't use them myself. I have reasons for this, and I think they're good enough reasons for me, but I don't expect anyone else to dislike Apple because I do. And I certainly don't go around getting into arguments about it with Apple adherents for exactly this reason. They're reactionary.