***Update 1 – 2016-08-30 – 17:15 CEST***
As promised, I have now tried to contact Giant Spacekat via both Twitter and e-mail (as seen in the pictures down below) about the matter of Revolution 60´s 1.5 iOS update (if Giant Spacekat will release the update free or not). However, I did forget to mention one important thing about Rev 60 (thank you for the heads-up Clayton!). And that would be the fact that the Steam version of Rev 60 is still stuck in a vaporware territory as the game is yet to be release on Steam (Rev 60 got greenlit on Steam back in February last year).
And as far as I know, either Miss Wu nor Giant Spacekat has said anything about any future Steam updates or a potential PC-release of REV 60…Oh well, I guess that I just have to wait and see if Giant Spacekat will answer the questions that I´ve sent them today. Time will tell.
Giant Spacekat via Twitter
I´m not even going to pretend that I wasn´t grinding my teeth while I was writing up this OP piece, because if there is something that makes me really angry. Then it´s when so-called “developers” tries to rip people off. And this time the developer in question just happens to be no one less than Brianna Wu and her studio Giant Spacekat. So what appears to be the problem then? Well, Miss Wu apparently thought that it would be a brilliant idea to charge people for the 1.5 iOS update of “Revolution 60”
And when Wu´s statement on this matter became publicly known among the Gaming community on Twitter, people started to call Miss Wu out on her craziness (and rightfully so):
And yes, you read it right the first time. In other words, if you bought any previous iOS version of “Revolution 60” then you have to buy the game yet again in-order to get access to the 1.5 update. And not only is that beyond crazy as hell, it´s also a very greedy and cheap move by Miss Wu. Furthermore, it appears as if Miss Wu has lied about “Revolution 60” in the past. As she stated back in February 2015 that no future updates of REV60 will ever cost any money (as seen in the pictures down below).
Well, you know what? That seems to have been nothing more than a fat lie. As Miss Wu intends to charge people for the 1.5 iOS update of “Revolution 60”. And while we´re on the subject of REV 60 and “price tags”, in case you didn´t know it. Giant Spacekat charges you 5,99 USD for REV 60 via the App Store:
And just to give you some perspective on the price tag for “Revolution 60”, the current price is set at 5,99 USD. Well, you could pick up the following iOS games for 5 USD (or less):
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (epic game is epic)
Year Walk (topnotch game this)
Limbo (pure Gaming love)
Botanicula (fun O´ plenty)
Love You To Bits (love is love)
Walking Dead: The Game (free!)
The Silent Age (free! And I LOVE this game)
And please keep in mind that 392 backers pledged 12,728 USD to Revolution 60´s Kickstarter campaign back in August, 2013 (on the 30th of August to be exact). So, yeah, the greed is very much alive at Giant Spacekat. And to make matters even worse, it´s suspected that the REV 60 Kickstarter campaign is, in fact, nothing more than a big scam. (feel free to read GethN7´s “Brianna Wu Is Coming Off More And More A Blatant Fraud, Especially to Those who Paid Wu Good Money” post for more information on the matter).
So there you have it. And with that said, what´s your take on this matter? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section down below!
Brianna Wu part 1
Brianna Wu part 2
This is a personal opinion of the writer, and it doesn’t necessarily represent the other writers (nor The Gaming Ground´s) opinions.
I´m not a fan of Miss Brianna Wu.
Robin “V-Act” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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