'Tis The Season For Buggy Games

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Peter Paltridge

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'Tis The Season For Buggy Games

It's been lamented that the modern-day ability to fix post-release bugs in video game software via download patches is more of a curse than a blessing. Blessing in that, back in olden days, a damaging bug would have been unfixable at the manufacturing stage. Curse in that the ability to easily send out these fixes has made the gaming industry lazy and willing to ship their physical titles chock-filled with bugs, some of them even dangerous.

Dragon Age: Inquisition was released last...
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And I was looking forward to getting Dragon Age: Inquisition. :/ Do they have any word on when they're going to do some patching? (Hopefully, it won't break the game further!) If anything, I could always wait a year before getting it till they get out all the kinks. Electronic Arts have been known all the more for they're games becoming all the more glitch-y and just want results in sells. (Which, is wrong considering, if you never fix those glitches, people will start refusing to buy your products.)