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Couple things:

1) Fix your sig, this is OCN we don't do things like that.  Nobody benefits from seeing a list of people you don't agree with.

2) The gameplay is in fact intriguing.

3) They need more game modes that aren't in TF2, that is the biggest concern.

Knowing Blizzard they will add more game modes.
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Originally Posted by Rickles View Post

Couple things:

1) Fix your sig, this is OCN we don't do things like that.  Nobody benefits from seeing a list of people you don't agree with.

2) The gameplay is in fact intriguing.

3) They need more game modes that aren't in TF2, that is the biggest concern.

1) My sig will be fixed if the people i blocked don't have the ability to reply to my post.
2) For me it's not and i play a lot of multiplayer games.
3) I agree.
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post #83 of 137
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Knowing Blizzard they will add more game modes.

 

That's what I am hoping, but I want game modes that are unique from TF2.. I've already played myself out of that game so a Blizz reskin with some moba features won't keep me for long.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAHaQxUsf_A @ 6.55 for the price model dodging.


It still looks like there is going to be paid hero purchases in the future, if there wasn't they would outright say it as a selling point and to get people pre ordering. Many are holding off(myself included) becuase of this atm.
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I think $20-30 would've been the sweet spot considering they only have 21 characters, 7 maps, 2 modes and microtransactions. So far it's unconfirmed whether future characters and maps will cost money or not.

Blizzard is no EA, but it would still be nice to hear some concrete information regarding something as huge as pricing.

At least gameplay certainly looks to have much more depth (in terms of skill requirement) and teamplay aspects than Battlefront ever will for $120 tongue.gif
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAHaQxUsf_A @ 6.55 for the price model dodging.


It still looks like there is going to be paid hero purchases in the future, if there wasn't they would outright say it as a selling point and to get people pre ordering. Many are holding off(myself included) becuase of this atm.

 

Meh, as long as it's similar to heroes of the storm I'm fine with that.  They said you'll get 21 at start so I don't see an issue with it.

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I like their HoTS implementation. You have to play enough to unlock heros.
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Few more info...

There won't be crossplay between PC and consoles. However PS4 and Xbone players will be able to play together.
No MAC version anytime soon.
Possible Mod support in the future.
So far no plans for local split screen coop.
Beta will be available next week with new characters announced.
Launch date is Spring 2016.
Not surprised by this....I imagine trying to get controllers and keyboard/mice to balance would be a nightmare to accomplish. Still neat that consoles will be able to play against each other though and provide a much greater player base for them.
    
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The dummy edition will give you some skins for $20. lololol

 

What happened to the gaming industry? 

I remember when games were released after being thoroughly tested with almost no bugs, and you paid once to play forever.

Now its all horrible unfinished turds with excessive DLC and/or microtransactions. And subscription models? no thanks.

 

I miss the good old days.

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The dummy edition will give you some skins for $20. lololol

What happened to the gaming industry? 
I remember when games were released after being thoroughly tested with almost no bugs, and you paid once to play forever.
Now its all horrible unfinished turds with excessive DLC and/or microtransactions. And subscription models? no thanks.

I miss the good old days.

its partially due to the demand of "realism" and the push for better physics. Instead of making a game around a particular art style(which IMO is better as your game stands out more (e.g borderlands, Okami)) Developers put so much effort into generating a world that looks more and more real. being pressed for time as game inflation made some things less profitable relative to game design complexity, development time is sped up. Games in the end tend to be shorter, and publishers push for DLC because to shareholders, its easier return investment.
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