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Bulletstorm, Crysis 2, Dead Space 2, and so on... This is getting ridiculous, why not screw us worse by not even making pc games anymore. Heck, just stick with making console games since most of the games you port over are console ports anyways.
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If they dont give out demos, I find my own "demo" when its released.
    
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magicka has a free demo on steam, best game so far this year imo biggrin.gif
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Because everything is going to consoles.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere;12207129 
If they dont give out demos, I find my own "demo" when its released.

Lol, yup. A demo is a 'free to play....'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere;12207129 
If they dont give out demos, I find my own "demo" when its released.

exactly. the folks at the gaming studios realize this while using this exact same thing to make an excuse to move to where the big money is at, the consoles, and ditch the pc market, which usually performs worse than the console market in sales. its all to make them seem like less of a jerk than what they really are.
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because most PC gamer have an opinion and know their stuff.

console gamer are hyped up idiot watching IGN.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere;12207129 
If they dont give out demos, I find my own "demo" when its released.

This, though most games on Steam carry a demo.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marc-Olivier Beaudoin;12207346 
because most PC gamer have an opinion and know their stuff.

console gamer are hyped up idiot watching IGN.

LOL. This made me think of my roommate.... yup... pretty accurate.
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Because they won't be able to foist DRM-infested clones on us if they do release demos.
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