03 Apr, 2013
"The games industry - like any other - needs to be held accountable for blatantly deceiving the consumer. And doubly so when a wall of silence is the only response to resounding criticism for shipping a shoddy product, having shown off one with all the bells and whistles."
"The ASA has little real power. But negative press? That does."
"Sega Europe acknowledged your objection that the trailers did not accurately reflect the final content of the game. They agreed to add a disclaimer, both on their website and in all relevant Youtube videos, which explains that the trailers depict footage of the demo versions of the game. The disclaimer will be visible when each online trailer is played."
Not that any of us were really surprised to here this, but good on SubparDave for making them finally admit it. The Demo I played at EGXP last September sold me on the game, and instantly new on playing the final release that it was not the same....level...as
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