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Preorders have become a huge problem


The concept of the preorder is as simple as it is popular. Excited about an upcoming game or product? Put some money down and get it the same time it hits store shelves. It was a perfect way for consumers to both express excitement about a release and ensure their place as an early-adopter. There was always an inherent risk to preordering, but recent years have seen the practice becoming increasingly distorted and toxic. From limited supplies to vigilant scalpers, preordering has gone from an insurance policy to a necessity – forcing interested customers to act or be left behind. And that’s just hardware; software preorders continue to lure in potential buyers with exclusive bonuses and heavily doctored trailers. Long story short, preorders are out of control.

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MONG Podcast 170 | Well That Sounds Just Grand

Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Chris Cobb as they mull and converse over the most topical of news! They touch on the stories of Warframe going open world, Spiderman’s big web of a world, the Switch’s odd battery problems and so much more. They cover it all! Don’t forget the always hilarious, or relatively deep, Thought from Nowhere! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 170 | Well That Sounds Just Grand

MONG Podcast 169 | In the Wake

Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Chris Cobb as they mull and converse over the most topical of news! They touch on the stories of Anthem’s story influences, the Super NES Classic and the horrible thing that is scalping (modern, not old timey), the demos that Harry played of some neat E3 Nintendo games and so much more. They cover it all! Don’t forget the always hilarious, or relatively deep, Thought from Nowhere! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 169 | In the Wake

MONG Podcast 168 | It’s E3, Baby!

Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Harry the Larry as they mull and converse over the most topical of news! They touch on the stories of what caught their attention at E3 and so much more. They cover it all! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 168 | It’s E3, Baby!

Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One will now include original Xbox starting this Fall

Today during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, Phil Spencer announced that due to popularity of backwards compatibility on Xbox One by playing Xbox 360 games, original Xbox games will now be included in the BC catalog. Continue reading Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One will now include original Xbox starting this Fall