Re: Re: Games Domain

From: Gomi no Sensei <gomi_at_...>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 15:26:32 -0800

jaspire_at_... wrote:

> > --- In KingOfDragonPass_at_y..., James Sterrett & Corinne Mahaffey
> > <jscm_at_v...> wrote:
> > Not a bad review. A pity the more hack and slash and corporate
> flunky
> > sites like Gamespot won't review it. Sigh.
> I beg your pardon. I've personally known some of those "flunkies"
> working at Gamespot for the last 20 years, and one is a good friend.
> They're responsible, intelligent individuals, who do a reasonably
> good job--or so I thought, fool that I am--at examining new products
> within a given field and issuing honest, thoughtful opinions.
> What's your background, beyond the license to casual diss a group of
> people you know nothing about?

Any regular reader of Gamespot has all the information required to form a useful opinion of whether or not they have biases or deficiencies. Personal knowledge of the staff is neither useful nor required.

No one, to my knowledge, is saying that all Gamespot staffers are evil; Gamespot's editorial biases, on the other hand, are readily apparent upon slight acquaintance with the site.

Paul E.

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