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Well I am pretty sure we all know it already, but reading the news about MW3 having a subscription for 'extra' content got me thinking.

Valve has a couple well played online games, namely counter strike and TF2. Activision has one series that they are proobably going to milk until they go under. The difference between the two? Valve gave the gamers the option to add on to the original game, whereas for the COD franchise, they just added very minimal improvements and features, yet charged another 60 dollars for each version.

I heart valve and hope that they continue to produce awesome titles for us pc gamers. It took me way to long to realize how dumb the COD franchise is and I will no longer be buying any. Can't wait for BF3 though!

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Agreed. It's too bad I'm addicted to CoD.
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COD has been dead to me since WAW (the last good one IMO) and Activision sees big bucks with kids going gaga over the latest release which provides the same content but with a new skin and maybe a couple tweaks here and there.

BF3 will devastate COD when it's released.
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Valve blows too.

They ruined TF2 forever.
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Originally Posted by iWantACookie View Post
Valve blows too.

They ruined TF2 forever.
While I haven't played TF2, the constant rehashing of the antiquated Source engine has gotten old for me a very long time ago. Time for something new Valve.
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BF3 will devastate COD when it's released.
Oh absolutely, in terms of quality, gameplay, sound, mechanics, etc, etc, it most definitely will. In terms of sales, though, I somehow doubt it. Doesn't say much about the general gaming population!
    
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dota 2 !!!!! hopefully im not the only one that looks forward to this xDD
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While I haven't played TF2, the constant rehashing of the antiquated Source engine has gotten old for me a very long time ago. Time for something new Valve.
Have you seen L4D/2 or Portal 2? Compare those games to HL2. There is a very clear difference between them. And still, even Valve's newest games are able to run on minimal hardware with little to no game breaking bugs.

The Source engine hasn't aged, it's evolved.

There is absolutely no reason for Valve to create a new engine.
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Originally Posted by Bikkit View Post
Have you seen L4D/2 or Portal 2? Compare those games to HL2. There is a very clear difference between them. And still, even Valve's newest games are able to run on minimal hardware with little to no game breaking bugs.

The Source engine hasn't aged, it's evolved.

There is absolutely no reason for Valve to create a new engine.
Finally someone here who is not retarded.

Half the people on this forum start bashing game engines for this and that without knowing how much it shows they have no idea what goes into a game engine.

All you people care about these days is having a TON of models packed into a poorly made map and way overdone HDR lighting.
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Valve blows too.

They ruined TF2 forever.
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