XBLA should of course count. Anyone who thinks they do not count because they aren't "true games" are probably the same people who dismiss mobile gaming.
One of my favorite titles this entire year has been "The Walking Dead" by Telltale Games.
Well for one thing I find it disturbing that the last place fans set the trends and rules. For example we cant count good kinect titles because Move failed.
We can however count XBLA now because PS3 fans love praising Journey since its a GOTY nominee.
We can however now praise 360/PC games because PS3 owners praise PS3/Vita games. But theres still many who categorize PS3/Vita games as exclusive because its the Sony family lol. If its not PS3 exclusive, its multiplat.
Says the guy who makes comparison threads and sets rules that only 70+ Metascored games count because everything below it = shovelware.
Says the guy who makes up criteria for when a generation ends or when sales stop being relevant.
PS3 fans have praised Journey long before any of these nominations. Just like 360 fans praised Limbo, Castle Crashers, Bastion, Super Meatboy, Splosion Man, Shadow Complex, FeZ or Braid. PS3 fans have also praised Flower, Fl0W, Joe Danger, Wipeout, Pixeljunk series or Siren.
You worry too much about what Playstation fans do and fail to realize that MS fans do just the same.
It's just what gamers do. They praise the games they enjoy.
iPhone = Great gaming device. Don't agree? Who cares, because you're wrong.
Final Fantasy VI (iOS), Final Fantasy: Record Keeper (iOS) & Dragon Quest V (iOS)
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