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...how? Do any of you guys make a purchase based on content? Or simply preconceived notions and lack of graphical features?
Why?

If every day for the last month you were told you'd get fine wine served for dinner...and instead you got Natty Light, what would you expect tonight? In recent memory especially making a title "more accessible" means same or poorer graphics. It means dumbed down controls optimized for anything but a keyboard/mouse. It means minimal effort in maps plot etc. Look what BioWare did going from Dragon Age:Origins to DA2 making it "more accessible" etc...now that DA2 seems to have fallen flat on it's face a month or so after launch, they are already talking about DA3 before any DLC/expansion is released.


So YES. Statements like those in the OP given recent crap-sequels give good reason for customers to write-off titles.
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Everyone should just wait for reviews before crying about how simple the game is. It's almost like people want to dislike the freakin game

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Wow. You're just so much smarter than everyone else. Your moms must be proud. Least she might be if you moved out of her basement some day.

~Ceadder
Oh you of high intelligence, stop projecting yourself onto me
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What the heck is an rpg without stats??
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.? Of course, that was only a great series because it never made it to consoles.... right?
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as long as mod tools are released this doesn't matter so much. Mods made this game.
^ this!
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doesnt bother me. So was Fallout 3 and it was fine.
fallout 3 was plagued with technical problems on all platforms.
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.? Of course, that was only a great series because it never made it to consoles.... right?
Stalker was more of an fps to me. There might have been different quests and such, but an rpg to me is a game where you build a character up, increasing its stats by progressing through the game. There was no "building up" your character in stalker, unless you consider getting better guns and weapon mods building up.
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no big deal
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That means he doesn't want it.

Is there a crime for not wanting to buy a game for indvidual reasons?
Either someone wants it or not. Just because some says it's fun, other gamers should go and buy it? No.
Everyone's definition of fun is different. Bad game or not, I'm not paying full price for a half-assed effort.

You pay $60 now, I pay $10 later.
No, but its stupid to go from wanting a game to not wanting a game based on a statement that he doesn't even know the exact meaning of and what it will result in. Its based purely on his assumption of what the quote means and not even slightly on the actual result of the game.
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I dont get why any reasonable company would develop their game on the WEAKER system then port it to the faster system. It should be the other way around. Then everyone wins. PC gamers get the better graphics because they have the systems that can handle them, and console gamers still get a decent game. If console gamers actually cared that much about graphics they'd be on the PC.

It makes absolutely no sense to develop a game on a console then port it to PC. They are pretty much stating "we are lazy, so we develop for the weaker system to get it optimized better, then port it with weak optimization to the PC because PC hardware can handle the game even though it's terribly coded." When they should be saying "We built and optimized the game for PC, then ported it to console. We then optimized the console port to run the best possible on the consoles." It's laziness, simple as that. They don't want to pay money to have the game optimized on PC. When both versions would be superior if they built the game for the PC.

If a port wins PC GOTY, I will cry.
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No need to abort just yet, lets wait till the game is out before casting judgement.
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