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Doesn't mean anything. None of this data ever takes into account digital distribution.
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i bet the reason for such poor sales is because pc gamers stayed true to Steam thumb.gif

Why would we want to become idiots by "staying true" and create a monopoly? rolleyes.gif
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Its fine to steel things, but generally for space games you have Star Trek and Star Wars and different elements are taken from each and put into new IPs. Also it is one thing to steal concepts like Warp Drive and the various psedo science used to explain the impossibility of space civilizations, but a few times in Mass Effect 3 I was like did they just watch the Matrix Reloaded and think hey I bet we could end our game like that.
I digress, but is anyone else bothered when Liara doesn't wear a full helmet in space, all the fluid in her body would freeze.
Also Dead Space is a pretty original IP in comparison to Mass Effect. There are obviously various carry overs from Space Horror movies, but nothing is directly taken

No idea is original under the sun. If you want to find copied ideas hard enough you'll see them if you focus on it. Its what you make it tbh. Its like a roarschah (sp?) Test.

As far as liara, what areas did she not wear a helmet at where she was fully exposed to deep space? Normally she wears a breather when she's in an atmoshere that lacks oxygen. Its been that way since the 1st.
    
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I've always felt xbox called out to the "nerd" crowd anyways. PS3 was more, hey man grab a six pack, it's madden night tonight.


PC was all like, origin? lachen.gif
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Doesn't mean anything. None of this data ever takes into account digital distribution.
Why would we want to become idiots by "staying true" and create a monopoly? rolleyes.gif

DDs that are public do post their sales. You guys that say that are muddying the waters between steam and the rest of the industry. Steam doesn't publish sales # and they're a huge chunk of DD but everyone else des, including EA.

And can people stop talking about Steam bseneing a monopoly?! Using steam and monopoly in the same sentence means you don't fully compehend what a monopoly is or you haven't taken more than 2 seconds to think about the issue
    
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Played the Demo on 360, downloaded demo for PC...PC Controls = WIN. Needless to say, I stuck with the PC ver. No idea why people would continue to play on xbox unless they got 1 and 2 and importing their character and stats.
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I got it on Xbox 360 for one reason.
My ME1 and 2 saves were on that and they cant be transferred to PC.
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No idea is original under the sun. If you want to find copied ideas hard enough you'll see them if you focus on it. Its what you make it tbh. Its like a roarschah (sp?) Test.
As far as liara, what areas did she not wear a helmet at where she was fully exposed to deep space? Normally she wears a breather when she's in an atmoshere that lacks oxygen. Its been that way since the 1st.

Shadow Broker ship second game and Javiik during any o2 deprived atmosphere but I think there is something in the codex for both cases
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Stupidest game EVER. Hope it is the end of that stupid game.

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DDs that are public do post their sales. You guys that say that are muddying the waters between steam and the rest of the industry. Steam doesn't publish sales # and they're a huge chunk of DD but everyone else des, including EA.
And can people stop talking about Steam bseneing a monopoly?! Using steam and monopoly in the same sentence means you don't fully compehend what a monopoly is or you haven't taken more than 2 seconds to think about the issue


And... "Word" teaching.gif +1 for droppin' some education on em!
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well i bought it, but i kinda regret it.
The game was too short and the ending was terrible.
Double it's length and get a smarter monkey to write the ending and i bet it would have had more sales on PC.

I could not agree more. ME 1 and 2 both lasted me 50+ hours while still giving me incentive to play the games over and over. ME3 made me feel rushed, and after awhile, I became bored with the mechanics, wanting the game to be over. I logged 25 hours in ME3; on insanity, doing every side quest possible. In the end I had about 3k of galactic readiness, but was therefore 'punished' in my ending for not par-taking in the multilayer of a single player game. The ME story captured my imagination, not some half assed multilayer that is basically horde in space. I'm so glad I didn't give EA my money for this one.
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73% Xbox sales rest was 27% unsatisfied client sale.
Wonder where these sales went rolleyes.gif

27 percent is split between ps3 and PC. Not sure what you are trying to imply. Are you saying PS3 and PC owners didn't like it but 360 owners did?
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20% of pc gamers didnt buy it coz of origin i guess.

It looks like someone seems to have failed basic math back in primary school. 73 + 20 = 93.

Xbox = 73%

PS3 = 14%

PC = 13%

73%+14%+13% = 100%

Unless you are saying 20% of the 13% percent didn't buy it on origin which then I would like to know where you got that number.

Aside from that. I still don't see why people are up in arms over Origin. It had a rocky start and now I see little to no problems aside from its tech support stories. But every company has tech support horror stories. So that is nothing new. The ones who have problems and complain on the internet out number those who don't have problems who are busy playing.

I haven't played it yet so I won't comment on the quality of the game.
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