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post #41 of 90
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Originally Posted by Psyren;15610506 
And your point? confused.gif

I think the point was that it's getting up there with the sales of a big derpy game like Modern Warfare 3

except the problem with that is MW3 sold 9 million in a few days or however it's been out while Minecraft has been out for a while now.

No I'm not defending MW3 if anyone comes at me with that kungfu.gif
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post #42 of 90
In it's defense, Minecraft isn't as popular as the Call Of Duty franchise.
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post #43 of 90
God, I remember a few months ago when it hit 1 million, man it's skyrocketed since then, I should probably go back and play it one of these days...ever since my friend switched his dedicated server from running Minecraft to tf2 I haven't played it..
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post #44 of 90
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Originally Posted by SpykeZ;15610570 
I think the point was that it's getting up there with the sales of a big derpy game like Modern Warfare 3

except the problem with that is MW3 sold 9 million in a few days or however it's been out while Minecraft has been out for a while now.

No I'm not defending MW3 if anyone comes at me with that kungfu.gif

The difference here is that MC has grown by word of mouth for the most part. Activision blows MILLIONS on marketing. Also, CoD is primarily a console game, you know the same playerbase that outnumbers PC gamers by quite a huge number. Add in the fact that MC is a "New IP" where as CoD has cemented its position as this game's #1 FPS series this gen...
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Originally Posted by vinman46;15609687 
You cant build anything though and the survival gets boring after awhile

Have you even PLAYED the game? It doesn't sound like it. You can too build things. Lots of things.
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post #46 of 90
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Originally Posted by ArchLinuxFTW;15610703 
Have you even PLAYED the game? It doesn't sound like it. You can too build things. Lots of things.
Minecraft is only as good as your own creativity and imagination. Maybe he expected an on-the-rails shooter that told him what to do every second of game play.
post #47 of 90
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Originally Posted by Riou;15610755 
Minecraft is only as good as your own creativity and imagination. Maybe he expected an on-the-rails shooter that told him what to do every second of game play.

Don't forget the fabled killstreaks bro. MC needs moar killstreaks tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Riou;15609621 
So are a lot of big name games that get released as 1.0.

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post #49 of 90
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxPsrOmm4mQ[/ame]

you can't build anything at all, hes completely right...
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post #50 of 90
Does this sales figure include Minecraft P.E. (Pocket Edition for phones)?
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