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ATI was never so strong in ISV (Independent Software Vendor) marketing support and it never really had a tool to fight Nvidia's "The Way It’s Meant To Be Played." ATI's Get in the Game marketing program didn't really get ATI very far in the game, but ATI did managed to get some cool titles.

ATI collaborated with Valve on Half life 2 and Half Life Episode One with its legendary vouchers and we have to admit that this worked really well for ATI, as they sold a lot of Radeon 9600 and 9800, just because of that voucher that cost them a few million.

This is supposed to get to the next level, as ATI will soon announce a partnership with Blizzard, the publisher behind the Warcraft series, Diablo Universe and Stracraft, games that are ultra popular, especially in Asia.

Nvidia got most of EA and Ubisoft games under The Way It’s Meant To Be Played and ATI will get Blizzard, which will definitely help its position in the GPU market.
This is great for AMD. This can only be a help to AMD being the power that is Blizzard.
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Good for them, Nice to see theyre keeping in there
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Only one problem...Blizzard releases a game every 3-4yrs excluding expansion packs.

Edit: Im still playing Diablo 2 lol
Edited by Gexx - 6/20/08 at 11:24am
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Blizzard, ATI really is going after the midrange market full force.
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Blizzard, ATI really is going after the midrange market full force.
Blizzard doesnt really make demanding games though, they want everyone to play to them
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radeon 9600/9800?????????????

The voucher for the original orange box came with the 2900 XT?
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Only one problem...Blizzard releases a game every 3-4yrs excluding expansion packs.

Edit: Im still playing Diablo 2 lol
Well, didn't blizzard and activision just merge to create Blacktivision?
Activision isn't a huge company but they put out a decent amount of games
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Blizzard doesnt really make demanding games though, they want everyone to play to them

Exactly, that's why I said midrange.
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
radeon 9600/9800?????????????

The voucher for the original orange box came with the 2900 XT?
Orange box was Ep 2. The article references the original HL2 and HL2:E1
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blizzard is making starcraft 2 = best game ever
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