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you got proof of that? AC2 is awesome
Here's your proof.

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Here's your proof.

Youa re one strange individual. That is a nifty screen shot of nothing of value.
    
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Youa re one strange individual. That is a nifty screen shot of nothing of value.
The game will not run at 60fps with anything less than a 4.5ghz processor. That screenshot was taken at 46fps.
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I just bought Brotherhood for the PS3. After AC2 I just can't bother with the PC version anymore. I played AC2 on both PS3 and PC, but the PC version was disappointing simply because there's no improvement over PS3 version. I'll admit, DRM aside, it's a pretty good port. I haven't seen a single problem with it. However, there are exclusive contents for the PS3 in Brotherhood, which makes PC version less appealing. To add onto that, AC2 was only a good port because there was no multiplayer to deal with, something where Conviction didn't fair well with Ubisoft's Uplay system. Invites almost never work and the game can't even connect to Ubisoft's servers most of the time. There's just no way I'm risking my money for PC version of Brotherhood.
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Wow, what is wrong with you people? I'm sure Ubisoft isn't happy that they are treating us like dirt pirates, but they just want their money's worth. If it meant putting DRM in a game to put some money in the bank, wouldn't you do the same?
If I were a game dev I would sooner shoot my own testicles off than insult my honest customers with DRM. Even copies released over Steam would be DRM-free, and would clearly say so in the menu.

"If you do not like steam, simply launch game.exe manually. Steam does not need to be running for this program to function properly."


DRM is an insult to the honest gamer, and entertainment for pirates.

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I mean come on, are you guys offended when you walk into a bank that has security cameras?
That analogy is horrible.


Okay, here's a scenario. You're in the mood for a new pickup truck, so you drop by the Ford dealer and pick up a 2011 F150. Fully loaded, 5.0 V8, top of the line. You just dropped damn near 50 large. You get in it to find that, in order to deter auto theft, the truck will only operate if the driver, roads, fuel, cargo, trailer, weather, maintenance parts and dashboard clutter are Ford approved. Should anything not meed approval, the vehicle will slam on the brakes, put itself into park, disable the engine, and refuse to budge until you made things right by the rights management equipment.


If you tell me you would take that thing right back to the dealer and demand a refund and/or removal of the rights management equipment, then you don't believe video game DRM is right. If you do believe video game DRM is right, you're either a hypocrit or a brainwashing victim. After all, it is kinda hard to not believe the words of a bunch of people complaining they're starving from the window of their Maserati while earing an Armani. Poor babies, they had to step down to a lower end rolex.......

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Um, I'd just like to remind people that Ubisoft changed their DRM to internet required to start, but once its started it doesn't require constant connection anymore.
It's still unacceptable. If their servers, or my internet, happens to be down when I wanted to play such a protected game I would be locked out.

I'm not going to spend sixty bucks on what amounts to a rental.

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The game will not run at 60fps with anything less than a 4.5ghz processor. That screenshot was taken at 46fps.

46 is playable.
Edited by TestECull - 1/12/11 at 1:38am
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ac this, ac2 that. where the hell's a good prince of persia? after that amazing trilogy, the other two that came after it was complete crap.
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Wow, what is wrong with you people? I'm sure Ubisoft isn't happy that they are treating us like dirt pirates, but they just want their money's worth. If it meant putting DRM in a game to put some money in the bank, wouldn't you do the same?

I mean come on, are you guys offended when you walk into a bank that has security cameras?
They want there money's worth? They should do what every company used to do. Make something worth our time, and stop trying to screw there paying customers over.

And FYI you do realized that Ubisoft actually spent money on R&D, and getting this DRM implemented right? So sucks to be them for shooting themselves in the foot...

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Can't find an official statement from Ubisoft, but googling 'ubisoft changes drm' brings up a couple of hits.
No official announcement so it's a m00t point for now.
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Here's your proof.

wow cry me a river. 45 FPS is playable, and almost all games utilize the CPU and GPU. if your one of those people wanting 60 FPS i don't know what to tell ya, because i can play anything above 45 FPS without any problem at all.
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Soo... same engine as Fallout 3? Or even at least an upgraded version? Better physics and a less buggy engine would be good to see from Bethesda.
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Honestly...the DRM's details were printed on the game box and on any website selling the game. It made you aware it would be necessary to have a stable internet connection to play. If you read this and still bought it knowing you have crappy or unstable internet...or none at all, then blame yourself.

I never had a problem with the game's DRM program staying online. Is the crying about the DRM going on because people were too stupid to heed these warnings?
 
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