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Going to edit the title to "Why are a lot of popular games getting... worse?"

/hindsight
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Originally Posted by Heazy View Post

Going to edit the title to "Why are a lot of popular games getting... worse?"
/hindsight

Because theyre popular. Devs don't have to pump a lot of money into them to get them to sell, theyre already popular and will sell. The easiest way to maximize profits is to cut costs, and we get CTRL-C CTRL-V jobs with some Axe sprayed on to cover the odor.

Look at Batman AA -> AC. AA was AWESOME on PC. It ran great and was really fun. A "console port" done right. I was totally excited for AC when I finished it, and many people were as well. Didn't turn out the same...
    
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It's about the profit and the ones that are "popular" are the ones that can afford to spend a crapload on marketing/promoting.

I've also been feeling like this for more then a year and have started playing indie games and such and many are so much better then mainstream games it's not even funny.

Anyone know where I could get more exposure to indie games?
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The reason I got hooked on gaming is because Counter-Strike had a lot of customization options through the console (PC console not an actual console). Back in the day there were LAN's, customizations and Mods galore.

Well, at least you can look forward to CS:GO then. smile.gif
It plays better than source in my opinion and hopefully it'll have a thriving community for at least a year or two after release.
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There will come a point where it can not get any worse. From that point, things will only improve. Perhaps, once the new xbox and playstation are released, it will improve.
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its not the just the good titles but games in general are getting bad

the main reason i think is the creativity has been replaced by profit so not much we can do about it
    
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What would happen if the video game industry just tanked?
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What would happen if the video game industry just tanked?

Nintendo would save us.. again. tongue.gif
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When people say things like "Then don't play games"

They're actually right...

I'm a paying consumer. If I don't like the product I'm not going to buy it. Which is why I never bought MW3 or Skyrim. I've been disappointed in the gaming industry in general and have given a lot more thought into game purchases as a result. In the end it's their loss not mine. I can always find something else to do. It's just sad because in general I like the gaming community and appreciate the fact you can connect with people around the world through a common interest.
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What would happen if the video game industry just tanked?

There would be an influx of productive people in societies around the world.
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