"For the above reasons, we will terminate the cooperation with Insel Games and remove all the company's games from the store." Previously someone broke the news on reddit, Insel CEO threatened employees brush praise, and V community launched a survey, broke the news also revealed a screenshot of the internal mail, from the company's CEO and founder Patrick Streppel, In the mail, he mentioned that the company's recent work, Wild Buster: Heroes of Titan, has been selling poorly.
"One of our main problems is that there is no player rating for our game," Streppel wrote in the email. "In fact, there are only six tests available today, and how many of our IME and Insel staff are more than this?" Right. "
In the email, he encouraged employees to buy a game and commented well, and if anyone had any reservations about it, Streppel said, "Please come and find him in private." Reddit broke the news also mentioned that in December, the game did receive a few special praise, and give praise account only to Insel's game, as well as screenshots as evidence.
Trying to abuse or artificially manipulate the game evaluation system, in violation of the Steam game for the custom rules, nevertheless, still have the culprit, V agency has also investigated too many developers suspected of brushing their own case, also be given Insel Games also released a statement on the matter, the attitude is "admitted that of course impossible," reads as follows:
December game landed on Steam EA On the very day, we did send an email to staff (including about 20 people, including part-timers), emphasizing the importance of player reviews in the Steam ecosystem, and the failure of Wild Destroyer Will lead the company at stake, the intention is to gather people's help and support, such as family and friends to promote this game, in order to get more game evaluation.
We have never threatened anyone, just stated the value of the company as a whole, and no staff members were penalized for refusing to buy the game or giving an evaluation, nor did they give any instructions or instructions on how to write a test. We apologize for misleading language and behavior.
Our entire team at Insel Games will continue working to improve improvements to The Wreck and Ember Keepers, both games are still available from other sources and we will regain the player's rookie through follow-up Will be further discussed with Steam this event. Currently, players who have purchased the Steam version of the game will still be able to play properly.