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But you aren't going to make millions of those systems and sell them, that was my point. Everybody knows Sony And Microsoft took a big hit at first, remember they are in the business or making money
Microsoft didn't take that big of a hit iirc, they made a LOT of money off the addons to the xbox (As well as the games), and doubling the amount of RAM on the 360 (They already went from 8 RAM chips to 4 and back multiple times straight from the start, it wouldn't have been much more expensive) would have improved everything majorly.
    
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Microsoft didn't take that big of a hit iirc, they made a LOT of money off the addons to the xbox (As well as the games), and doubling the amount of RAM on the 360 (They already went from 8 RAM chips to 4 and back multiple times straight from the start, it wouldn't have been much more expensive) would have improved everything majorly.
The whole RROD thing took a huge hit on Microsoft anyway but that's beside the point. Nothing anybody says is going to change the decisions made 6 years ago
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I'm actually surprised by the hype this game's generating. I hated the first two, what were they smoking or snorting when they came up with the idea of putting North Koreans on that island? The game was a flop and it deserved to be one. Now if this second one ignores North Korea and does what the others should have been; an alien shooter, I might consider picking it up.

Otherwise I'll save my money for Witcher II. Which is what I will, probably, be doing anyway, as very few games ported to the PC have actually played well enough or looked good enough to be called a game. And better DUE to consoles? Does he mean we won't get sub par graphics stretched to 720P but will actually get the sub par graphics?
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I'm actually surprised by the hype this game's generating. I hated the first two, what were they smoking or snorting when they came up with the idea of putting North Koreans on that island? The game was a flop and it deserved to be one. Now if this second one ignores North Korea and does what the others should have been; an alien shooter, I might consider picking it up.

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i agree crysis wasnt an awesome game, it rated average for me. It wasnt a flop though, it has sold over a million copies on the PC. When was the last PC game to do that, back in the day.
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The Witcher sold more than 1 million, the Left 4 Dead series sold more too, don't really know about the rest.
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i agree crysis wasnt an awesome game, it rated average for me. It wasnt a flop though, it has sold over a million copies on the PC. When was the last PC game to do that, back in the day.
Honestly: sales mean nothing and is completely irrelevant to the quality of a game.
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Honestly: sales mean nothing and is completely irrelevant to the quality of a game.
Honestly: you are wrong.

sales mean everything. Its how Dev studios stay in business. While sales and quality sometimes dont correlate, they often do, a good quality game enhances sales, because people talk about how awesome it is and word of mouth spreads. Although sometimes a product get big enough that quality is not what is needed to sell it, simply the name.

Do you really think Rogue warrior is going to get a sequel with its poor sales and quality. Yeah thought so.

What about all the breakout hits from indie devs and small new developers, who has no publisher to market their game to the max and no following that helps to hype their games. When a quality great game get released, it gets noticed, by everyone.

I mean seriously. Farcry put Crytek on the map, and it was a great game. Crytek would not be in the position they are today without farcry, they would still be an unknown dev. If farcry was garbage like lets say painkiller, they would not have the sales they had, and they would not be close to the household name in pc world they are today.
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i heard that humble indie bundle had some quality games.
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Honestly: you are wrong.

sales mean everything. Its how Dev studios stay in business. While sales and quality sometimes dont correlate, they often do, a good quality game enhances sales, because people talk about how awesome it is and word of mouth spreads. Although sometimes a product get big enough that quality is not what is needed to sell it, simply the name.

Do you really think Rogue warrior is going to get a sequel with its poor sales and quality. Yeah thought so.

What about all the breakout hits from indie devs and small new developers, who has no publisher to market their game to the max and no following that helps to hype their games. When a quality great game get released, it gets noticed, by everyone.

I mean seriously. Farcry put Crytek on the map, and it was a great game. Crytek would not be in the position they are today without farcry, they would still be an unknown dev. If farcry was garbage like lets say painkiller, they would not have the sales they had, and they would not be close to the household name in pc world they are today.
Sales does not mean its good...Which is his point, Jonas Brothers sold a lot of music but they're not good (IMO) and CoD sells a lot and we all know they just rererererelease CoD4 every year.
    
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