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64% of all statistics are made up.
and 99% of the internet is ads.

btw this article is just ads for those games. ign is not that 1%
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Yeah I dont get that either, why would you pirate BC2? You could play on a private server maybe? Even so doesnt make much sense.
I "sampled" it just to play the SP. I liked it so much that I bought it and Vietnam on Steam when Vietnam came out. I actually thoroughly enjoyed the SP of BC2, different strokes I suppose. Now loving the MP when I had no interest in it before I bought it.

I also bought Black Ops a few days after BC2. I played through the SP and it was descent enough, but I detest the MP of it and will probably never play the SP again. Wasted money for me. I have played through the SP of BC2 no less than 3 times already.
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People that say they download Call of Duty because sucks and say it's "Not worth the money" amuse me. You obviously care about the game if you take the time to download it.
Downloading it doesn't mean you care. It doesn't even mean you've played it. I have quite a few legally downloaded games that I haven't even played yet. Get them on sale through Steam and what not in packs then never bother. Obviously if I can not play a game I paid for it is entirely possible that the people who download a game illegally don't care.

Is it bad that I've only played two of the games on those lists? One I don't even own and only played it on my brother's PS3.
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If the game lacks any interesting multiplayer/online component it gets pirated.
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Was Dante's Inferno even any good?
It looks just like a hack and slash game..
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Yes, and statistics are based on ALL data, not just what you think is important. If they're going to spew out exact numbers, I'd like to think that they'd be accurate. Also, as I stated, torrents aren't the only means of acquiring pirated material.
The premise of statistics is relying on the fact that you don't need to poll an entire population to get info on that population.

But that's only for random sampling--if you ignore a large subset of a population, and hence are not randomly sampling, you can severely skew what the statistics mean.
    
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Yeah I dont get that either, why would you pirate BC2? You could play on a private server maybe? Even so doesnt make much sense.
A lot of people pirated it to play the SP before the game came out. The torrent was released before the game so you could get the SP out of the way before it was out.
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If the game lacks any interesting multiplayer/online component it gets pirated.
While this seems mostly true (see spore) I don't get then how EA continues to make money selling all of those sims games and expansions.
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60% of the time it works everytime
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I actually did have Black Ops on my HDD(dled of course) but i read so many bad comments it sat there for months...never even installed it so i deleted it.
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