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$30 and no demo? Pass. Added to my wishlist so when they have a demo I'll give it a look then.

I'm sure it will be available for $10.00 in six months ...
    
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Mechwarrior 2 + Kali (1995)
Asheron's Call (1999)
Unreal (1998)
Half-Life (1998)
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I'm sure it will be available for $10.00 in six months ...

that's too bad, I would pay $30 now if I thought the demo was good. I don't know why game developers can't figure out that gamers want to TRY before they BUY. rolleyes.gif
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Oldest game I still play regularly. the UNIX version of Larn. (1986)
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I was playing Tribes Ascend tonight, not old at all but practically dead. Had to connect to EU from AUS so I was skating around on 300ping.

It's disappointing how quickly the player bases move straight back to Steam's top three. It means most games have no longevity.
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Agreed how games have no longevity nowadays, and how many are rehashes. I mean, does anyone play Modern Warfare 2 anymore? It seems like every 6 months I realize there's another CoD game. The sad thing is they regularly break sales records and sell millions or copies. Why? They haven't really changed at all in ten years. How many times can you shoot somebody in the head before it gets old? If the only game you play or are good at is CoD, I'm sorry, don't call yourself a gamer.

I also agree with the sentiment that graphics have improved but gameplay hasn't. If anything, I think gameplay has actually regressed. It's sad to me when The Witcher 3 gets a 10/10 from Gamespot but something truly innovative and fresh like Yoshi's Wooly World on Wii U gets a 6/10. The Withcer 3 is 90% tech demo and 10% game. And the game part isn't even that good, the combat sucks.

I am sincerely scared as hell for the FF7 remake. They damn well better make it identical to the original with just upgraded graphics or I'll write off Final Fantasy forever. (The last one I finished and enjoyed was 9 in 2000.)
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I tend to agree with what you are saying.
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Agreed how games have no longevity nowadays, and how many are rehashes. I mean, does anyone play Modern Warfare 2 anymore? It seems like every 6 months I realize there's another CoD game. The sad thing is they regularly break sales records and sell millions or copies. Why? They haven't really changed at all in ten years. How many times can you shoot somebody in the head before it gets old? If the only game you play or are good at is CoD, I'm sorry, don't call yourself a gamer.

I also agree with the sentiment that graphics have improved but gameplay hasn't. If anything, I think gameplay has actually regressed. It's sad to me when The Witcher 3 gets a 10/10 from Gamespot but something truly innovative and fresh like Yoshi's Wooly World on Wii U gets a 6/10. The Withcer 3 is 90% tech demo and 10% game. And the game part isn't even that good, the combat sucks.

I am sincerely scared as hell for the FF7 remake. They damn well better make it identical to the original with just upgraded graphics or I'll write off Final Fantasy forever. (The last one I finished and enjoyed was 9 in 2000.)

Game developers can't really fulfills everyone's demands, they can try, that's what they've been doing I guess.And that's why there isn't a game that every gamer in the world likes. They only way to get around this is to bring your favorite games with you, and occasionally play the one's friends pushed you to purchase and play with them.

Witcher 3 combat sucks, hell yes, God knows how many times I re attempt the botching fight, those evils were a pain.Am literally, back to Shadow of Mordor.

So yea, I agree with some of your points.
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In terms of ff7- sure they can.

Leave the game alone.

Update all graphics. And finish what ever side quests were cut from budget forest time. Don't make another crappy ffxi/ffxii/ffxiii remake. They suck
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FF7 is my favorite game of all time, but I'm not against them changing some things. I don't expect to like the remake as much as I like the original, and that's fine, because the original is here me as well as everyone else if they desire. The PC version looks pretty good already.... so if they want to make a extremely fresh take on FF7, I'm okay with that, for a generation of people who might not be willing to give the FF7 we fell in love with a chance.
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