Online Petition Demands Return of Xbox One DRM

Video game petitions have a very long and mostly pointless history. As I've said several times, an Internet petition is worth the paper it is printed on. But I'll give a little publicity to this thing, because it's the most ridiculous one I've seen yet (that includes this.) » 7/10/13 11:00am 7/10/13 11:00am

So, There's a Fan Campaign to Change the Ending of Mass Effect 3

My opinion of Internet petitions remains unchanged: They are worth the paper they are printed on. (Hint: They are not printed on paper.) They're a manifestation of the distorted expectation—cultivated in grade school—that First Amendment rights extend to your relationship with a private business. » 3/11/12 4:00pm 3/11/12 4:00pm

The Dark Souls PC Petition Has Namco Bandai's Attention

Internet petitions are normally as effective in bringing about a desired result as closing your eyes and wishing really hard, but with more than 66.000 signatures accrued in just one week the petition for Namco Bandai to release uber-challenging dungeon crawler Dark Souls on PC seems to have gotten the company's… » 1/13/12 12:30pm 1/13/12 12:30pm

Petition for PC Dark Souls Actually has Legs; Will Namco Listen?

"Internet petitions" rank right up there with "zillion dollar Xbox Live DLC" on my list of favorite subjects. We could spend all day writing about them, and they're still worth the paper they are printed on*. That said, a drive to get Dark Souls ported to the PC has traction, thanks to a Namco Bandai representative's… » 1/08/12 4:00pm 1/08/12 4:00pm

Modern Warfare 2 Server Petition ... Sigh ... at 21,000 Sigs and…

Online petitions ain't worth much to me - just once, I'd like to see someone with a clipboard outside a GameStop doing this in person. But on some topics they're meaningful, like the Infinity Ward/dedicated server fiasco that broke yesterday. » 10/18/09 4:00pm 10/18/09 4:00pm

Diablo III Producer - "Color Is Your Friend"

Yes, Diablo III is going to be much more vivid and vibrant than its predecessors, a fact that has some fans signing a petition against the shinier, happier art direction - now with over fifteen thousand signatures. Tracey John over at MTV Multiplayer spoke with Diablo III lead producer Keith Lee about the during the… » 7/02/08 2:00pm 7/02/08 2:00pm