This piece was originally published on May 19th, the day The Witcher 3 was released, as part of the RPS Supporter Program. It's a fittingly relevant read at any time, however.
Yesterday I had the latest episode of Game of Thrones spoiled. I wasn't as fed up as I could have been because the new series just isn't filling me with excitement, but it was still bloody annoying. It also prompted some thoughts about the pressure to consume media the second it comes out just to be "part of the conversation" and whether that's something which applies to games as well.
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