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Damn, i really loved the series! Too bad that's the end of it mad.gif
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Another tough year for EA!!! It will be interesting to see how the new Sim City sells.

The customer is always right EA, try to keep them happy wink.gif
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post #43 of 85
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Hopefully battlefield dies also to punish EA.

Honestly...after BF3 it could die. That game is so horrible compared to BF2142 or even BF2. I am reasonably certain I will not be purchasing BF4 even at discount sale prices. Not unless they do some major changes.

I hope these low sales let the gaming world catch on what micro transactions in a single player game will do. People griping about Origin are just griping...that wasn't a large effect on the game's sales. Most people don't care about Origin. The game's game play reviews are rather decent...the screen shots are rather decent...the first two games started a pretty good sized following...why did it tank?

Micro transactions in a single player game.

I am thinking that not many people want much to do with that. Micro transactions in MMOs...well, that is just going to happen so they might as well legitimize it and try to make some revenue off of it rather then have people going through third parties to buy money and items. However, I know I would just be sickened to my core if I even saw an optional purchase in a single player game. The DLCs and map packs...I can live with those because you don't see them in the game beyond a message like "The Fluffy Unicorn Goes to Visit His Uncle DLC is required to access this area". However, something to allow me to buy ammo? Might as well popup a message "Insert 25 cents to continue". Yes I can ignore it, but it is almost like telemarketers calling on the phone. I can ignore their calls too, but that doesn't make it any less annoying.

No thank you. I will not purchase any game that has genuine micro transactions in a single player aspect...ever.
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Origin and Micro transactions. 2 reasons that they did not get my money. I spent a large amount of hour in DS 1 & 2. Oh well maybe it will come to steam one day and i can get it for 5 bucks on a sale.

I can understand the microtransactions...but not buying cause of origin? People like you are the reason the PC games industry is struggling and we're getting such garbage ports 80% of the time.
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Origin and Micro transactions. 2 reasons that they did not get my money. I spent a large amount of hour in DS 1 & 2. Oh well maybe it will come to steam one day and i can get it for 5 bucks on a sale.

Pretty sure I bought all 3 on Steam for cheap...haven't installed yet.
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Pretty sure I bought all 3 on Steam for cheap...haven't installed yet.

Steam doesn't have DS3, you probably got 1 and 2 for $9.99.
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I actually bought Dead Space and I just couldn't finish it. The clunky movement was bad enough, but it just came off as a Doom3 clone to me. The second game was supposedly better, but I heard it was too easy if you played with KB+M. Of course I didn't actually play it because of the DRM. Then you have Dead Space 3 released with origin and micro transactions.

So basically what you have is a poor console port with clunky controls, bogged down with DRM, loaded with micro-transactions that was a blatant ripoff of another game to begin with. Yeah I'm totally shocked it didn't make it. rolleyes.gif
    
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I actually bought Dead Space and I just couldn't finish it. The clunky movement was bad enough, but it just came off as a Doom3 clone to me. The second game was supposedly better, but I heard it was too easy if you played with KB+M. Of course I didn't actually play it because of the DRM. Then you have Dead Space 3 released with origin and micro transactions.

So basically what you have is a poor console port with clunky controls, bogged down with DRM, loaded with micro-transactions that was a blatant ripoff of another game to begin with. Yeah I'm totally shocked it didn't make it. rolleyes.gif



How did you come to that conclusion?
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How did you come to that conclusion?

Um.. by playing Doom3. The whole "In space being attacked by aliens" thing has been done by many people I get than. But Somewhere around the 2-3 level I'm walking through

  • Same dark corridors atmosphere with the destroyed lobby (hell the furniture looked the same)
  • Same sparks coming from broken electronics
  • Same corpse littered area
  • Same beginning. (You're separated from the rest of us.. you gotta do XYZ and we'll meet up!)
  • Using the flashlight for atmosphere.. the same use of clanging noises and wondering where they came from

If it was only 1-2 things maybe.. but to have them all I can't see how you didn't notice that. It had an identical feel - The only difference was the pacing. DS was DOG SLOW because it was designed to be played with a controller.
    
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