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EA doesn't need your support lol.

If this was a kickstarter or some crowd funded game then okay, but this isn't that.

It basically comes down to whether you actually want to play the game or not.

http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/boycotts/successfulboycotts.aspx
    
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post #32 of 42
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Quite simple really. I do not wish to support a company I don't like but they're offering a game I want.

Problem solved. Don't buy it.

That's what I don't understand. Why are you posting about it? Frankly, if you want to be a principled consumer, be one. Grab your proverbial balls and make the call.

Christ almighty.
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post #33 of 42
how many times is this going to happen? Game reviews aren't news. Please have a read of the sticky we have. It's there for a reason.
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People who were expecting SimCity 4.5 will be disappointed, like those who were expecting Battlefield 2.5 instead of Battlefield 3.

People who can see it as a new game in the franchise in its own right will judge it by its own merits/falls instead of comparing every ounce of it to previous games.

People who have not played SimCity before will most likely be happy with the game unless they just don't like the genre.


I won't read any of the reviews though as I've already played the beta and made my decision from my own experience with the game. Just need to find a way to get Origin to unlock my game on the 5th instead of the 8th....

VPN ¬_¬

If you trust me, I can gladly help you with that if it works by me just logging in. I already pre-ordered so I really have nothing to gain from scamming you
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Just pre-ordered the physical edition from Amazon for the $20 credit. Looks like I'll be getting it this Wednesday but I'm not too fussed, no using paying an extra $4 when Tomb Raider is being unlocked tomorrow thumb.gif.

If it's half as good as Anno 2070 I'll be happy.
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sry, do not like village people
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Hmmm... I think ill pass till other things are added (and hopefull not at an additional fee).
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Just pre-ordered the physical edition from Amazon for the $20 credit. Looks like I'll be getting it this Wednesday but I'm not too fussed, no using paying an extra $4 when Tomb Raider is being unlocked tomorrow thumb.gif.

If it's half as good as Anno 2070 I'll be happy.

A week or so earlier and you could have gotten the digital version for $45 + a $5 Amazon gift credit, then had your pre-order canceled via an Amazon error, and gotten a $15 credit instantly applied towards your next Amazon order. Still pay $60 for SC but I buy from Amazon all the time, so essentially it's $45.
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post #39 of 42
Read through most of the reviews, I actually learned a few things from the PCGamer review that will definitely help me tomorrow.
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no subway = no way.

Clearly reviewers have not touched any of the original Simcity games. The same counts for some of you in here.

I thought that going from 1995 to 2013 would bring some attention to detail and scale. Clearly, I and many others were wrong.

Please guys, do not buy this game. Vote with your wallet.
Not everyone shares the same view as you. If people think a game is going to be fun they will buy it. There is no use holding onto the past if the devs choose a different path. Just like there is no reason to keep wishing BF3 was more like BF2 because it just won't happen.

Of course I am not endorsing casualization, but just wait to see if their next game can have more features/bigger playsizes because glassbox is an infant.
    
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