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I haven't heard much of anything about it. Are people still anxiously awaiting its release in 2 months?
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I wasn't aware there was any hype for this game, I just knew it was coming out sometime this year.

If there is a demo or something I guess I would try it but really don't see myself paying to play it unless it is really good.
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I'm pretty interested in buying it, actully
    
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There's hype, but people are getting tired of their delays, and their beta was really closed in tight (they just didnt let anyone in). So there wasn't to much "OOOO, AHHHH, COOL" kinda stuff going around
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post #5 of 65

I was sort of hyped about it after missing out on the SWG buzz (man I wish I got in on that back in its day)

...And then I saw this trailer

Know how trailers are a bunch of cg not actually in the game? Know how its basically the BEST the company has to promote the game?

If they call THIS promoting the game and THIS a trailer I can't imagine how dull, shallow, unimaginative, and mind numbingly boring the actual gameplay will be..


Oh and while I'm at it RIFT is "more of the same" and nothing new. Black Prophecy beta was absolutely terrible.

MMOs are nothing but disappoints ever since the last wave (AOC, LOTRO, WAR).. Kind of stopped caring and got into console gaming. Every single MMO is promised (and hailed by fanboys) as THE BEST GAME EVER THIS WILL DESTROY EVERYTHING IN ITS PATH IN 2 MONTHS WE'LL HAVE 11 MILLION SUBS AND WE'LL DESTROY BLIZZARDZ1!!11!!! but it never happens.

I've come to accept that WoW (and blizzard) are going to dominate the MMO market AT LEAST for another 2 years and we'll see nothing super imaginative, original, and interesting soon. Only game I'm looking forward to is GW2 simply because I missed out on GW1.
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Originally Posted by kilrbe3 View Post
There's hype, but people are getting tired of their delays, and their beta was really closed in tight (they just didnt let anyone in). So there wasn't to much "OOOO, AHHHH, COOL" kinda stuff going around
Oh I got into the beta, the problem is my group got delayed late November and they told me in a e-mail that my group would be able to go at a later time and I still haven't heard from them.
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Looks like the illegitimate child of battlefront and KOTOR.

Should have kicked Obsidian in the nuts and let Bioware make a KOTOR trilogy instead. One of my favorite games (KOTOR 1).
    
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post #8 of 65
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Originally Posted by X3NIA View Post
If they call THIS promoting the game and THIS a trailer I can't imagine how dull, shallow, unimaginative, and mind numbingly boring the actual gameplay will be.
Eugh! Yeah that looked very ordinary indeed!!!
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Well, at least they look good at financial meetings.
"This game looks decent, but can we really count on day-one sales to make up for the production costs?"
"Nope! But here's the good part! Players pay a monthly fee!"
"TAKE OUR MONEY! Just get it finished!"
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In all honesty, every Bioware game I've played as been awesome. Really detailed and polished to a shine.

I have faith that they will make everything awesome. Besides, as long as it's a polished MMO, questing is going to be 1000x more awesome just because of the cinematic look and feel of the game.
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