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GAMES ARE TOO SHORT ALREADY. Resident Evil 4 is a fine example of how long games should be (including Separate Ways, Mission Aida, and mercenaries in the length.)
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The gaming companies want to attract people who rarely play video games and the "casual player". If making the games simple and short makes the casual gamer get the game they would be more interested in that. Although it does suck for most of us who find games to easy to beat.
No he's expressing interest in cheapening video game production even more than it already is. Na bbing up "casual" gamers is easy because most of them are old or simply dont play video games. Since all casual games, are for the most part, minigames to the rest of us it would mean less development time, no patching and more importantly almost no server costs, and a minimal amount spent on advertising, comparitvly. And EA realy has no right to talk, I've only liked one of their games in last 5 years and bf2 was unplayable when it first came out. I think they're just jealpous WOW is dominating the entire market. This smacks of more EA laziness and corporate greed rather than an inclusive solution.
And yes games are much too short these days, in my opinion much too much goes into graphics that are already photo relistic, the industry needs to start concrentrating on content rather than graphics.
I hear all these insiders talking about how the industry is maturing but you plot and script quality in video games still suck ass when they're trying to tell any kind of story. Bleh im done ranting F-ING EA
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He better not be alluding to Crysis...
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He better not be alluding to Crysis...
I can't see how he would be...EA is producing the game!
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I can't see how he would be...EA is producing the game!
Yeah, you would think, and hope, so! lol

"Man, our company sucks. We haven't produced a decent game in over a year. We need to get our act together. You guys wait and don't buy any of our games, and I'll come back and let you know when we get something good."
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My most recent favourite games have been the one's with the (relatively) larger learning curve - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Supreme Commander.

I enjoyed both games immensely and Supreme Commander's complexity was what drew me in.
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Both Crysis and Halflife2:Epsode 2 will be released by EA this fall...
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Lol, now I'm seriously worried about Crysis....
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Both Crysis and Halflife2:Epsode 2 will be released by EA this fall...
I would think that HL2 Episode 2 would be released by Valve over steam and in stores... not EA.
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EA's taking care of distributing HL2 in stores...

and yeah, games are getting simpler and simpler, just take Oblivion for example.... Stalker's cool though. Atmosphere's really neat.
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