Steam introduced the concept of paying for MODs this past week, which (unsurprisingly) caused lots of PC gamers to throw a fit. Ben and Alex spend the first chunk of today’s episode trying to convince Jared that paid MODs are not a bad thing, and from there it’s on to news about Adults-Only games and shuddered game studios.
The Top 3 List this week is “Favorite Videogame Princesses” of all time, followed by The Worst Thing That Happened To Us This Week and a quick round of What You Been Playin’ Bro?.
Episode 14: A Horrible Age Of Paid Alpha Testing
Here are the relevant links from today’s podcast:
- Steam Paid MODs AMA Reddit Thread – http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/33uplp/mods_and_steam/
- Steam gets its first Adults-Only game – http://www.gamespot.com/articles/steam-to-get-its-first-adults-only-rated-game/1100-6426962/
- Gaming studio closes after dispute with Microsoft – http://kotaku.com/how-a-small-game-studio-almost-made-it-big-1696997142