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post #61 of 85
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Originally Posted by xoleras View Post

Lol. Every AAA single player game released in the past year has micro transactions.

All of them are cosmetic and early upgrades. I surely hope you don't plan on buying any capcom games, any ubisoft games, EA, 2k games, square enix, etc. I hope you aren't buying any games except indie games....

All games have microtransactions now, and you act like it's just EA. And yes, EA microtransactions are cosmetic and early upgrades. Even though everyone does it, let's whine about big evil EA? rolleyes.gif

What are you calling micro transactions? because I haven't seen any. I said I don't really consider the DLCs micro transactions...they are more like micro expansions.

But has there been a single player game that has you buy in game credits with real money? Or a website you can go to buy unlocks for weapons or outfits that apply to just one character? Or a button you click in the game that launches an item store?

The closest thing I can think of is the credit you can buy on some Origin games, but you only use those credits to buy DLCs...granted a lot of DLCs are just extra appearance stuff, but the same things could be just put into a really poor expansion since it effect your current game and all future games. It is really when you get into consumable items when the term micro transaction is truly applicable in my opinion. Which is what Dead Space 3 has in it...the first of its kind as far as I know
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 3/5/13 at 10:48am
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post #62 of 85
very disappointing... especially with how part 3 ended.
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Ow please, they milked it on the 3rd as much as possible. EA will can more games unless the company realizes the true way to go is not on Origin but on Steam.

Not being on Steam was not at all a factor in this game's failing.
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post #64 of 85
Not surprised to see this. I enjoyed the first 2 games but I doubt I'll buy the 3rd with EA the way it is. Sucks a good game became worse.
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Dead Space 3 tried to be too actiony and not enough scares and in doing so lost its essence of what Dead Space should be all about. it deserved it i think.
    
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post #66 of 85
Glad to hear. Now maybe they can start making a better series than Dead Space. I never really liked it.
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post #67 of 85
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Rumors of Dead Space’s Demise Are False, Says Studio and EA

http://kotaku.com/5988639/rumors-of-dead-spaces-demise-are-false-says-studio

Well so much for it being cancelled.
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I'll say one thing, it wouldn't be crazy to think this is an April Fool's joke and they bring out a DS4 teaser image on 4/1.
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post #69 of 85
At least they didn't make a horrible 4th game. They can always make another later.
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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.

BF3 is horrible compared to 2142 & BF 2 ? Man you need to get your brains checked
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