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I think people are forgetting the important thing here: They outsourced this game to terrible developers, so they could focus on borderlands 2.

They made a choice to go with another game, and threw this one to the wolves. Truly sad :/
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let me just say this MONEY GRABBING CONSOLE PORT!!!! wink.gif
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Originally Posted by lynxxyarly View Post

I think people are forgetting the important thing here: They outsourced this game to terrible developers, so they could focus on borderlands 2.

They made a choice to go with another game, and threw this one to the wolves. Truly sad :/
It was more of a problem where a small developer committed to two AAA titles at the same time. Outsourcing was a result of the problem, not the cause. This game has been in development on/off for 6 years, BL2 should have been delayed, but since the first one ended up a major title they went with the money maker as a priority. Once they did this they should have just paid back SEGA what they were given and let SEGA give the project to someone else.
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GF preordered the Collector's Edition months ago for PS3. We played coop for about 45 min. Game was mildly entertaining. Felt mediocre for a PS3. All the time I'm thinking to myself "well at least the PC version will look much better". After seeing the footage for the PC version in comparison to the demo, I'm very disappointed and utterly shocked that it would be released in this form. Its as if we saw a beta version in the demo and we received a present alpha version in retail form. Very saddening to say the least.

I'm hoping against all odds under the minute chance they will try and make right on this by either releasing an update or some additional content.
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i wonder if they will even bother trying to sell the download content,cant see anyone daft enougth to buy it.
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Did you even watch the video? It's nothing like it was shown to be.

I watched the video, i have the game, its fairly addicting & I like it.

What I said still stands.
     
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Well, looks like I'll be picking this up... in christmas sales
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Preordering is for chumps.
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Preordering is for chumps.

Not if you're careful about which games you preorder. If they're from a series of games that you know you'd enjoy, you might as well preorder since you're going to buy it on day one anyway. I would not preorder something like this, though, no matter how good it looks since it hasn't really been proven.
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Originally Posted by moocowman View Post

Not if you're careful about which games you preorder. If they're from a series of games that you know you'd enjoy, you might as well preorder since you're going to buy it on day one anyway. I would not preorder something like this, though, no matter how good it looks since it hasn't really been proven.

Nope. Chumps. If you're going to buy it on day one anyways, then buy it on day one, no need to pre-order. People who pre-order are enablers who enable developers to get away with shady practices. Practices like no demos. exclusive content. terrible gameplay. misleading previews. day one dlc. and so on and so forth.

Chumps.
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