The web’s already bursting with tales of GTA-loving teens running amuck and of contrasting reports about the impact of videogames on kids. But now a website’s launched that aims to help inform families about videogames. FamilyGamer promises to help mum, dad and the kids “play videogames together in healthy, entertaining, …
£25 fee.... A YEAR!?
As if anyone is going to pay to view this information apart from the media who are reporting about the site!!
What a waste of effort, surely making the site free with a few ad's dotted around will make them more money as they will have a much bigger audiance!
Silly silly silly!!
£25 a year - oh dear
Charging £25 for access to a start up website catering for a non-core sub-set of the gaming market? They've got no chance.
Sadly I think "family" gamers' apathy towards online gaming news and reviews outweighs even their stupidity - and you'd have to be very, very stupid to pay £25 for access to information that is freely available from countless other commercial websites for absolutely nothing.
Okay, IGN, Gamespot and Eurogamer might cater more for the core gamer market, but at least they have the good business sense to use advertising and other business ventures cover their costs.
I predict this site will fold before 2009 is out.
Paying for access to websites.
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