BlurryPhoenix Talks: Opinions on Steam Refunds

Ok, right off the bat, here are my initial qualifications to give you an upfront idea of my way of thinking.  I’ll expand on it later in the article.  “Have I ever refunded a game on Steam before?”  Yes.  “Have you ever worked with a game developer?”  Yes.   Now, that being said, here are … Read more BlurryPhoenix Talks: Opinions on Steam Refunds

BlurryPhoenix Talks: Opinions on Alpha/Beta/Early Access games

There has been a rising trend in the game industry in the last couple years or so. That trend is releasing games that are in “alpha”, “beta”, or “early access” states. For those of you who aren’t familiar with these terms, “alpha” is the term for a game that’s really early in development. Usually the … Read more BlurryPhoenix Talks: Opinions on Alpha/Beta/Early Access games

BlurryPhoenix Talks: Former SEGA Producer’s Issues With Sonic Boom

Once again, it’s not a secret that I’m a Sonic fan (see my icon), and I have been for 20 years now. My first console was a Sega Genesis that came with Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Even to this day, I’ll pop that in (granted, into my PS3 from the Ultimate Genesis Collection) and play … Read more BlurryPhoenix Talks: Former SEGA Producer’s Issues With Sonic Boom