The used game market is one of the most controversial topics in gaming today. Do players "own" or "license" their games? In today's column, Genese Davis takes a look at the topic and offers some history and opinion about used games. Check it out and leave your opinions in the comments.
I had a lot of questions when this topic arose, so I headed over to the Pixel Legends studio and had a chat with the crew about pre-owned games. In the first five minutes they gave me a lot to think about by revealing new perspectives and proposing questions that I had overlooked. They suggested that if I look more closely at Microsoft’s attempts to implement new game-trading policies, I’d see benefits within the changes not only for gamers and publishers, but for the artists and developers that create our beloved games, too.
Read more (and watch!) Genese Davis: Used Games and You.