A reader asks, politely, about the sparsity of GamerDad coverage from GamerDad (aside from the herculean coverage from Mr. Woodham). GamerDad takes the time to explain. So, Mr. Pip, here’s the answer to that question. I suspect you won’t like it, so be warned:
It seems to me, lately, that a lot of new M rated titles
that might appeal to teenagers have been coming out as of late, but
there has been a conspicuous lack of reviews on them. I believe that
WET was the last one you reviewed. I waited patiently for two weeks
for a Borderlands review and then, again for a Dragon Age: Origins
review, but to no avail. Instead, I have seen games like Afrika being
reviewed, which i doubt any parent has a problem with their kid
playing. Have no parents requested these titles, or is there just a
It’s far more serious that that. 6.5 years ago I started GamerDad as a full-fledged game review site. All genres, all platforms, all the time. We, a talented group of friends, wrote well over 1200 reviews from 2003-2006 – an epic task. Then I had a massive heart attack and quadruple bypass surgery. It took me a long time to recover. I managed to sell those 1200 reviews to WhatTheyPlay.com and that was the day I decided that GamerDad should be a blog. A blog where I’ll review games as they interest me – and write about how my family is playing them,
I’m also selling articles to mainstream magazines that reach parents. I’m still trying to help and still trying to defend video games to all it needs defending from. I do this with honesty.
So, aside from the fact that I’m limited to the games I really want to buy, and the ones sent to me, but I cannot review games I’m not interested in. No matter how popular. Come here for honesty – go to someplace like WhatTheyPlay for content reviews. Thanks for reading.