it's depressing to see that pc games are becoming more like console games.
there used to be a strong distinction, but i'd say gaming is becoming more and more like hollywood. silly capitalism. you rape us. you rape us good.
... matchmaking on PC? seriously? matchmaking is the WORST. don't patronize us, really. the old 'gamespy' setup makes it WAY easier to find the best possible match. preference is a pretty cool thing. i think if they're going to bastardize the whole experience, they should have both... where do you think matchmaking gets it's info anyways? from a server list(more than likely).
... is valve really the last safe haven? it's cool that ea got really big and all and helped produce alotta stuff over the years, but the quality has seriously gone wayyy down. ea totally commercialized the experience, and it mostly comes off as annoying. then again, i do have personal bias against EA, but it's totally justified. fuck you ea.
ps. what is dice doing? seriously. i also blame ea for this. read