But they didn't say that. They said what's in the thread title. That's not a paraphrase, not a flame-baiting exaggeration. It's the direct quote, straight from MetaNet.TheOneGuy said:I don't think they ever said they were the best. Just that the majority of XBLA games are shit.
And that much is true. It may not be that ALL BUT FIVE are shit, but the majority are definitely shit.
And it's fucking bullshit. The combination of the extreme arrogance and the extreme ignorance is offensive to anyone who has invested time and energy into learning about and exploring the XBLA scene. These guys were obviously too lazy to make said investments, and instead opted to make a lazy comment based on spending 30 seconds on each demo and laughing everything off without giving it a proper chance. I think it's the arrogance/ignorance combination that's getting people riled up more than anything.
Also, it really pisses me off when people shit all over small indie devs. It's even more unbelieavable disrespectful when it's coming from another indie dev! At the very least, we have to respect that these people are out there and working their hardest and trying their best. Maybe it doesn't always work out and, perhaps too often, it shows that they're beginners in game developing. But without these people working for probably less than minimum wage only because they love what they do, there wouldn't even be an indie scene! It's hard out there for a small game dev. For the fact that they're out there trying, we need to offer them the basic courtesy and respect of giving their games a fair shot and not just waving them all off as "complete shit."
That's arrogant, unfair and disrespectful and I can't fathom how another indie dev could spew such bullshit.
Terrell clearly doesn't have a clue, and it's quite funny.Psychotext said:I wonder if those arguing with Mario know who he is and why he's one of the few people here qualified to talk about XBL / PSN / Wiiware.