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Originally Posted by alk View Post
I think nintendo has got it almost perfect with the Wii. In essence they have done what Apple has managed to do, and created a desireable, unique product (White casing is probably just coincidence!). Not only this, but alot of the Wii's popularity is by word of mouth rather than advertising. Because it's such a multiplayer intensive experience, it get's people talking, which is a far more powerful advertising medium than any TV commercial, billboard, web banner, or magazine ad.

Think about it. Someone comes up to you and starts talking to you about how much fun their Wii is. You may even play someone elses Wii. It's not coming from the mouth of some salesman, or advertiser. It's from one peer to another.
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post #52 of 67
Forward and not back, eh?

Like forward with the same damn franchise over and over again, rehashing game play, adding 1 new gun, adding mortal kombat like finishing moves? wth. Unreal hasn't moved foward, ever.

Oh wait Graphics engine. lol well other developers use it better.
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post #53 of 67
Between Sweeny and the rest of the EPIC group, they sound like a nut-job of a crew. Everything they say lately from the WII being a virus to the PC dying as a gaming platform makes them sound like they hit the crazy sauce a little too much at work.

EPIC = Fail anymore, and to think, they used to produce more than second rate games...*sigh*

Edit: I am surprised that other developers such as ID or Valve do not speak out against Epic for sounding crazy lately. I wouldnt mind the b17ching comming from a developer that made decent games but comming from Epic...thats about as bad as hearing EA b17ch about something. You tend not to care.
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post #54 of 67
Epic is good because of the engine. Thats it. I don't like unreal tournament much at all.
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post #55 of 67
This is exactly how I feel about the console.
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post #56 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by msnbc
Nintendo's "Super Smash Bros: Brawl" for the Wii was the month's top-selling game with 2.7 million units sold.
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Yeah nobody's playing their wii anymore.

I kinda have to agree with edeekeos...
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post #57 of 67
Epic kinda makes it hard to like them. They're games are great fun (at least GoW and UT are), but they all seem like a bunch of pricks, to be quite honest.
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post #58 of 67
I've never owned a game from Epic, but these statements coming from them recently have made me wonder if i will ever buy an Epic game. Don't be hatin on the party games and hardcore computer gamers. Thats negative advertising!
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post #59 of 67
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Originally Posted by JoeUbi View Post
Wii is seriously a huge waste of money. I bought it in January and I've only played it about 5-6 times and haven't touched it since February. I totally regret buying it.
Lol. you say that as if its fact . This is nothing but your opinion and you know it .

Put that console up on ebay and i guarantee it'll sell.
post #60 of 67
Epic wishes they had a game that sold like a virus... cause no one got infected with UT3.
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