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Posts tagged “never ever ever pre-order anything”

Feature: Count & Wait

Mount & Blade 2 is promising, but its performance issues are too serious to review it yet

Mount & Blade predates RPS. That's how long we've been waiting for its sequel, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, which released yesterday afternoon.I had hoped to have some basic impressions ready last night, but that wasn't possible, because whatever else I can say about this open world medieval(ish) combat RPG, it's completely overshadowed by technical problems.

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Never Pre-Order: Anno 2205 Pre-order Bonus Beta Canned

"Never pre-order" is something we say a lot around here, along with "Who am I?" and "How did I get here?" and "Are these your guts or mine?" But really, never pre-order. (Well, what I mean is "the risk of a game not living up to its marketing is rarely worth the trinkets and discounts offered as pre-order perks" but that's less catchy.) Even those…

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No Money Down: Steam Lets You Cancel Pre-Orders

This seems like a very odd feature for Steam not to have already had, but there we go. If you pre-order a game through Valve's digital distribution service, you can now cancel that order and be automatically refunded for the cost of the game. Previously cancelling pre-ordered items required you to contact Steam support in order to receive a refund, but now the funds will…

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