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ill still take quality over quantity. but im not gonna lie i miss the days where games had both. specially in the old school final fantasies the new ones are like cookie cutter rpgs or just horribly bad its annoying
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I agree, $60 for 8 hours is way too much. Not only that but most commercial games backed by the big dev company's have been getting really lackluster. This has steered me into buying more indie/small dev games which I have been getting a ton of bang for my buck from. Look at that new game Magicka for example. It only cost's $10 and its about 4-8 hours long with a ton of re playability due to multilayer and easter eggs. It also does something "new" which most commercial games don't even attempt. Releasing single player only games for $60 is idiotic in my opinion, games need multiplayer for re playability unless its one of those games that will just blow you away like MGS or any Valve game.
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post #33 of 144
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Originally Posted by Nihilist View Post
Pretty sure he meant who knowingly buys a game like CoD just for the single player content? I mean that would be like buying WoW because you want to know where Warcraft lore is going.
I suck at multiplayer, and have not interest to get better No different than going to see the hit action movie of the summer, you know that the **** is gonna blow up. I want to see the new version of pretty **** blowing up too =)
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post #34 of 144
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Who plays something like CoD for the single player content?
I always buy games for the single player content.. I don't even play multiplayer until i'm finished with the single player.
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It's all about the girth
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It's all about the girth
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It's probably because most games that have < 8 hour campaigns also have boring campaigns. Yes, there is the occasional exception, but for the most part these games treat singleplayer as an afterthought.
    
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I don't mind 8 hours for $60. But yes I do wish it could be 20 hours or so..
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post #39 of 144
Quote:
Originally Posted by pzyko80 View Post
ill still take quality over quantity. but im not gonna lie i miss the days where games had both. specially in the old school final fantasies the new ones are like cookie cutter rpgs or just horribly bad its annoying
Tell me about it. In case you didn't know, there's a Final Fantasy XIII-2 coming.
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I think I know where he's getting at...

Resident Evil 3 I thought was a great game. I played through it at least several times over the years. Same with Dino Crisis. Both these games are ~2 hours long if you know what to do.
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