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Why do people have to buy this game? Mass Effect 3 is going to be Dragon Age 2 redux with 30 DLC.

Well if its going to be like that then of course nobody is going to buy it, but we know nothing about the game, so far this is just an origin hate fest. Valve also released the most overpriced DLC ever, its called l4d2:p
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I don't want to use Origin, but hey I never wanted to use Steam either. I care a lot more about Mass Effect than about Origin, so I will buy the game, I will enjoy it, and I will not be giving a damn about EA checking out my hardware.
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Well if its going to be like that then of course nobody is going to buy it, but we know nothing about the game, so far this is just an origin hate fest. Valve also released the most overpriced DLC ever, its called l4d2:p

Have you seen the DLC for EA games? Dragon Age had DLC that cost $150. EA are the kings of nickel and diming gamers. The Sims?

I just find it funny that people want to force others to use EA Origin when they don't want to. People have a choice on whether or not to patronize a store/product.
Edited by Riou - 1/14/12 at 3:02pm
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Have you seen the DLC for EA games? Dragon Age had DLC that cost $150. EA are the kings of nickel and diming gamers.
I just find it funny that people want to force others to use EA Origin when they don't want to. People have a choice on whether or not to patronize a store/product.

Looks at the Mann-Conomy store for tf2 and the upcoming auction house in Diablo 3.

TF2 10$ for a hat? 12$ for a beard? Thats not nickle and diming at all...

When it comes to DLC here is my policy, just because its out there doesn't mean I have to buy it
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Looks at the Mann-Conomy store for tf2 and the upcoming auction house in Diablo 3.
TF2 10$ for a hat? 12$ for a beard? Thats not nickle and diming at all...
When it comes to DLC here is my policy, just because its out there doesn't mean I have to buy it

When Valve starts charging for bullets in a game like EA Battlefield F2P, come back to me.
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When Valve starts charging for bullets in a game like EA Battlefield F2P, come back to me.

I have never played that atrocity so I wouldn't know, im not saying EA doesnt nickle and dime but I don't pretend their the only one doing it, when valve or blizzard seems to do it people seem to keep their mouth's shut. The fact is EA, Valve, Blizzard are all wrong for doing this BS but dont act like Valve and Blizzard doesnt do it.
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post #207 of 565
Does it matter what anyone say in a thread like this? in the end the desition falls to each and every person individualy. Some like steam, others dont! Some like origin, others dont! Last we have those that wont side with either... Some may call any of the fanbases fools for ignoring the other, other may say they are missing out, and some just go "I wont let the fact that the game is not awailable on my prefered client stop me from playing it". Some say they trust Valve, others dont... and you see where this is going dont you? Anyways, thanks for reading this, even in such a pontless debate.
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Refusing to play a game because of Origin is just plain silly.

Take off your aluminum hat.
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I never said I won't play a game because it's on Origin. I have Origin installed. I have DA 1 2 and Spore through it. My point is where does it stop? If Valve does it, EA does it, why not Activision?

I actually wouldn't mind if PC devs just dropped publishers all together and digitally distributed themselves.

I get the whole business sense of it. I just wish it wasn't like that. Think about how great a one stop shop for digital games would be with modest pricing.
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And why are you guys surprised? This happened with BF3, of course it will happen with ME3.
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