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post #11 of 93
Sadly, i want to play the game. So i will see how it pans out. If it is better looking than the 360 version i will buy it regardless. I won't be happy about it but i will suck it up

If it is EXACTLY the same i will just get the 360 version.
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post #12 of 93
im still going to get it and play it..
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post #13 of 93
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Originally Posted by csm11 View Post
What if you purchase it through Steam?
it gets even worse?

edit: you also have to activate it every time you start steam, and you have to "check for game updates" which takes longer if you have more games on steam.
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post #14 of 93
this game was so bland. gameplay was dull. I was seeing the same rooms in different buildings. This game should be in the bargain bin. Only thing that made me finish was the storyline and voice acting.
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post #15 of 93
The worst part of this is that people will use it as an excuse to pirate the game, completing the perpetual circle. Assuming this is true, of course. If this is just speculation it will only hurt sales of the game and create another problem for those of us who prefer things on the more-capable PC.
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post #16 of 93
If I can't buy it through Steam, I am pirating it on general principle. No company should ever do that.

I applaud Stardock and Ironclad for their effort with Sins. So much so that I sent them $80 in the mail, the price of two games.
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post #17 of 93
It's a license check. It's not a root kit, it's not spyware. BioWare has more important things to do than monitor you online porn-hoarding habits.
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post #18 of 93
What's so ironic about this DRM crap is I know at least 4 other people who pirated Mass Effect for the 360. PC Game developers need to take responsibility for themselves and listen to what the fans actually want.

I was going to buy Mass Effect.. but honestly, it's just not worth the hassle. Bioshock was bad enough.
post #19 of 93
**** you DRM and Bioware.I hope you get your conkers handed to you.
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post #20 of 93
I just don't get why people are so turned off by this.
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