Valve warns of collateral damage in campaign against Steam review bombs


Steam revealed this weekend it was taking measures to curtail the swiftly-growing practice of review bombing by essentially hiding all reviews within the “bombing” period — even the ones from gamers who aren’t participating. This would probably take out a chunk of “legitimate” reviews, and won’t do much to smooth the tensions between gamers and game-makers. Five minutes after I tell users that review-bombs can be used for good, and to wield their power with that “great responsibility” I’ve heard so much about — Steam comes out with this new rule. According to Valve, it’s created a tool that will…

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