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Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

That's the criminals price, that's why.

Huh? JB Hifi, Eb Games. Practically every retailer in Oz. Its $109-$120 release.
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He was taking a shot at your convict ancestors lol
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Eh, it's fair that he didn't get it. Not everyone knows if it's seedy past. tongue.gif
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post #84 of 109
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I have. It's called my PC, it can play all kinds of games, it's upgradable, runs tons of custom softwares and whatnot, it's awesome!
And everyone can customize it to how they want it! No restrictions!
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What you did was the equivalent of putting a round object in a round hole.
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for all of those people who think that they know better than the console makers:
MAKE YOUR OWN CONSOLE!

I did its called my PC. It uses ENHANCED media archiving for flexible interaction between user, DLC, mods, and accessible updates. It is compatible with any network and doesn't require a dedicated subscription membership. Using the latest in technology I have access to any number of control systems allowing complete flexibility to adapt to any title. Further with the ability to upgrade at will I can quickly upgrade the system to accept the latest in media formats allowing developers to quickly push the latest and greatest in product development.

In the event of a failure I no longer have to wait weeks for a total system RMA but can selectively repair individual hardware to allow quick and effective repair, this cuts down on developer costs and allows them to focus more on creation of content.

Last I can customize the layout, feel, and visual aspect of the system to meet my needs and my creative style, making my system unique to me!
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I'll just leave this here:
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$120 games will cause a sharp spike in the number and quality of indie games.
    
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$120 games will cause a sharp spike in the number and quality of indie games.

I don't have a problem with this biggrin.gif
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Any excuse to charge more for games.

It doesn't cost more to make a game for a high-end PC compared to making a game for consoles.
    
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Any excuse to charge more for games.
It doesn't cost more to make a game for a high-end PC compared to making a game for consoles.

It does cost more to make a game for PC, due to all the hardware configurations you must account for, causing more development time, and a lot of additional testing. Additionally, you'll get a lot fewer sales in most cases if you go PC-only. The most cost effective choice is generally making a multi-platform game.
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