Hm, faithful GameSetWatch readers, it’s time to admit something rather naughty. We played a little practical joke on IDG’s GamePro.com, because we noticed them ‘borrowing’ some data from us without crediting.
The following is a cautionary tale about plagiarism and factchecking. If you are a professional journalist, please avert your eyes. If you’re at all tickled by ‘things game journos do to amuse themselves’, please continue reading, forthwith.
I just think the whole thing is pointless dick-waving, Guido. Dicks dicks dicks. I’d love to see more due diligence in online journalism, but I’m not holding my breath. Especially when it comes to gaming.
Heh - while “The Gunny Sack Trilogy” was nice, I appreciate the second title a litte more. Considering providing information to read is both a website’s and a magazine’s means of subsistence, shamelessly “borrowing” another’s writing and work is pretty low.