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remember the kids favorite choice of fps back then? first it was quake, then it was counter strike, then it became halo, now its mw2/blops
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I highly doubt it sells all that well. Very few people care about ID anymore and we are talking about a time when MW3, Gears 3, Uncharted 3, BF3 and a bunch of other hot games are coming out. Who has the time for Rage? Bethesda is even putting it up against their own game, Skyrim.
Well no one knows for sure right now but I would be really surprised if Rage doesn't move at least 1 million units. Bethesda wants this to be a new flagship IP for them and the marketing budget is going to be big. Marketing and retail placement pretty much make or break a AAA title's sales.
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I agree with Carmack how people should not hate a game just because it is popular. However, games should strive to add a little more to the table with each release. CoD had a good start but is growing kind of stagnant now. I just wonder when gamers will grow bored of CoD. I suppose the sales will be indicative of that. Until then, Activision will keep remaking the exact same game.
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I just lost all repect for Carmack. BTW hate for COD is not the same as Apple. At least Apple make some changes in their products every year, COD is just the same BS every year with no innovation. COD and games like it are a cancer in the gaming industry.
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I agree with Carmack how people should not hate a game just because it is popular. However, games should strive to add a little more to the table with each release. CoD had a good start but is growing kind of stagnant now. I just wonder when gamers will grow bored of CoD. I suppose the sales will be indicative of that. Until then, Activision will keep remaking the exact same game.
They aren't just hating on the game because it's popular. The CoD camp has made snide remarks about "the competition" in the press every opportunity they've gotten over the last several months.

Don't dish it out if you can't take it. Boo hoo.
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I just lost all repect for Carmack. BTW hate for COD is not the same as Apple. At least Apple make some changes in their products every year, COD is just the same BS every year with no innovation. COD and games like it are a cancer in the gaming industry.
I think it's more the people who gobble it up. Activision is a publish who cares only about money, and if people are content with rehashes then they'll cater to it.
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when money get s to your head like it did to him you become a kid again and play childs games
Did you even read what he said or did you just look at the headline and post? I have a lot of respect for Carmack's skill, his dedication, and all the things he has accomplished in gaming and beyond. It is really unfair to characterize him like you do simply because he has espoused a view point you don't agree with.

That being said it is funny just how much a headline can influence people's reaction to a story.
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post #68 of 73
Rage looked promising a few years ago, but now it's plain boring. Borderlands-esque. Not interested.

Creativity > Rehash
Edited by WorldExclusive - 7/22/11 at 7:05pm
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post #69 of 73
people like to bash carmack,

truth is, hes done a lot of pc gaming, and hes likes to release old engines as open source

problem is he hasnt released a totally new engine since doom 3, so this new engine of his better be all that and bag of potato chips.
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Carmack is a cool dude, even still.


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Rage looked promising a few years ago, but now it's plain boring. Borderlands-esque. Not interested.

Creativity > Rehash
...... people naturally want more of the same, but improved. RAGE looks way way better than Borderlands.
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