Archive for January 9th, 2007

Vista Gaming / Parental Controls / Casual Gaming

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

The casual game market is not getting any love from Vista’s Parental Control feature.

http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=12314

Apparently, games that are unrated by the ESRB will be blocked by default.  Well, the many casual / shareware games out there don’t have the resources to get each one of their little games rated.  Why are they being unfairly punished?  So far, there hasn’t been a whole lot of feedback from Microsoft regarding this problem.