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Posts in: April 29th, 2008

Fuck Free Shit

Remember how I was going to score a free copy of a certain highly anticipated video game that comes out tomorrow? Yeah, I never heard back. I don’t know if the PR lady didn’t like my bullshit excuse for an article, or if she (rightly) flagged us as a fly-by-night operation desperate to get our hands on free shit, but the game’s out tomorrow. Or maybe she’s just not too worried about me running the article on launch day. It seems like most “early reviews” have exclusivity/fawning rights, while everyone else will have to make do with scraps later on.

My Amazon preorder shipped. I just hope, if the PR lady does decide to send a copy, it doesn’t have NOT FOR RESALE stamped all over it like most freebies, so I can return it to Amazon.

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