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post #11 of 36
imo, if you have enough people to play madden on a computer, then you have enough people to play football outside. or soccer, or any other sport. (preferably soccer because it kicks a$$ XD)
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aww man. i remember when pc sports games were awesome, nhl 99 and madden 99

oh well.
    
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post #13 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by dharmaBum View Post
But it doesn't belong on the PC.
Everyone does realize that Madden started life as a computer game? Apple ][, 1989. Saying it "doesn't belong" on a PC makes no sense...the fact that most fans play on a console is semantically different.

All games "belong" on any platform where enough people will buy the game to justify the development cost. If that's the argument EA is trying to make, I probably don't buy it. Madden will sell on any platform, it's a freaking virus.
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post #14 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post
Everyone does realize that Madden started life as a computer game? Apple ][, 1989. Saying it "doesn't belong" on a PC makes no sense...the fact that most fans play on a console is semantically different.

All games "belong" on any platform where enough people will buy the game to justify the development cost. If that's the argument EA is trying to make, I probably don't buy it. Madden will sell on any platform, it's a freaking virus.
I disagree in the sense that the way the game is played is different on PC vs a console, so you can argue that a game doesn't belong on a platform simply by considering the playing style. Sports games are more intuitive to a console controller setup than a keyboard and mouse.
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post #15 of 36
The internet is serious business.......




On a more OT note, I don't play sports games, but that would suck for people that do.....
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post #16 of 36
I havn't played a sports game since NHL '97, and really...nothing has changed since, well it's slightly prettier, but really, as the sport hasn't changed, how could the game. I'd rather just go outside and you know..play sports.
post #17 of 36
Maybe this is just a test to see how many PC gamers get up in arms about not having the latest version of Madden. And if that's the case, depending what happens, maybe they'll axe the game from the PC lineup.

I think that sports games sell on consoles at a much higher rate than they sell on PC. Sorta like RPGs generally do better on PC than consoles.
     
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post #18 of 36
This happend cause for last 7 years all they did for pc was change rosters while the xbox and ps2, ps3 got new features and better graphics. So us pc gamers like to play football will just use a older game with a roster mod with updated rosters thats really all ea ever did for pc was update the rosters.
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post #19 of 36
I never liked, played, or bought an EA sports game, or any sports games for that matter.

If I want to play sports I'll do it in real life, not buy a $60 game ever year which only has a little gimmick and slightly updated graphics.

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Though, this is probably one of the worst thing they have done.

"Hey, guys. There have been some articles on the internet about some games being pirated on the PC.

"Wow, really? We better not port our 09 series of sports games to the PC then."

"I know right? It would only cost us a little bit to port and we would still makes quite a bit more money. We shouldn't.

post #20 of 36
NO MADDEN ? **** am i going to be forced to play cs s and cod4 forever ?

wait, i never bought a madden game anyways. Who cares
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