Nick Brutal of Destructoid recently asked an employee at a local EB store why the system would always lock up when playing MotorStorm, and this was the rep’s response:

“So over there,” I said pointing to the busy clerk, “says he keeps the kiosk off because it keeps freezing up.”
“Nope. No it doesn’t.”
“Well, actually, yeah. It does. I’ve seen it happen myself.”
“No. It doesn’t. We did that on purpose,” he said.
“You make the entire console lock up on purpose because … why?”
“We do that so that people won’t play it all day long,” he explained. “Specifically during Motorstorm, we made it freeze up a lot.

This is almost as bad as the $1075 PS3 picture or $485 PS3 controller. What are your thoughts? [via KotakuSlashdot]

Nick Brutal of Destructoid recently asked an employee at a local EB store why the system would always lock up when playing MotorStorm, and this was the rep’s response:

“So over there,” I said pointing to the busy clerk, “says he keeps the kiosk off because it keeps freezing up.”
“Nope. No it doesn’t.”
“Well, actually, yeah. It does. I’ve seen it happen myself.”
“No. It doesn’t. We did that on purpose,” he said.
“You make the entire console lock up on purpose because … why?”
“We do that so that people won’t play it all day long,” he explained. “Specifically during Motorstorm, we made it freeze up a lot.

This is almost as bad as the $1075 PS3 picture or $485 PS3 controller. What are your thoughts? [via KotakuSlashdot]