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I'm not going to try and cajole people into buying the game.

No, I'm not going to harp about it being good.

This is not a thread for me to argue with people about certain aspects of it.

I just happened to read that Squeenix is probably going to lose over 60 million this year, largely because they went all out with this game and it sold horribly. This bugs me because they did a pretty good job bringing it to PC, just like we've been whining and crying that nobody does, and yet they got pretty much nothing in return. There are a couple minor things to gripe about in regards to the port quality, but they're really minor complaints. Before you even start to complain about problems with the port, think about Borderlands 2, and it's problems.... Still want to complain? Okay then.

It just really concerns me that a company can put in a good effort, produce a good game, and still get ignored by us. So tell me, what're they doing wrong? If I hear some legitimate problems that I can empathize with, I'll copy it and email it to Squeenix just because I feel like putting the effort in. I am enjoying the game enough to warrant it.

No real poll because I expect the responses to be too varied to be easily covered in one.
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Wasn't available near me, and downloading it on steam would've take forever for me on the connection at my inlaws where i'm at right now.
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I got the game for free w/ my 7870 soo...
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Originally Posted by Boinz View Post

Wasn't available near me, and downloading it on steam would've take forever for me on the connection at my inlaws where i'm at right now.

Are other AAA titles typically available near you? Did they just not distribute physical copies in your area when other publishers do?
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I got the game for free w/ my 7870 soo...

Now you've got me curious about just how much of a premium they get off of promo deals like that.
Edited by Ganf - 11/1/12 at 6:00pm
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Didnt have the money but when I did I kept hearing that it lacked replay value, and that is whats kept me from picking it up. Granted youre right bl2 does have some annoying bugs that Ive experienced but there is so much to do, so much to explore, and for me alot more replay value.
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free for me as well, 7950 purchased.
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post #7 of 58
I bought it and it's a great game, definitely needs more recognition.
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Didnt have the money but when I did I kept hearing that it lacked replay value, and that is whats kept me from picking it up. Granted youre right bl2 does have some annoying bugs that Ive experienced but there is so much to do, so much to explore, and for me alot more replay value.

I can agree with this. For a sandbox game it has considerably less replayability than other sandbox games.
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I didn't buy it because to me it's just one of those games that's going to be very discounted in the near future on a steam sale, and I already have a lot in my backlog that I need to finish gaming wise before I go and purchase more games. I've heard great things about the game though, so looking forward to it.
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because I don't like a dog that barks all the time.
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