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post #31 of 55
Fact that there is no MP is one thing why it doesn't sell well.
Fact that it is still a fairly new franchise.
Fact that your on a ship and your following 1 path, so it gets boring as stuff becomes predictable. Almost no fun interaction type things. And after the first 30mins i think a lot of people quit the game and said its boring, or same as DS1 with just story going on.

I never saw the hype in it
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post #32 of 55
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post
V-Sync should be limiting most people to 60 frames per second not 30.
u r correct bro but have u played ds2,it has a bug when vsync is enabled the fps is capped at 30 otherwise with it off i get 200fps......
so its definitely vsync issue....
post #33 of 55
there is no marketing on this game before it release that why i think and the Dead space 1 didnt sell well too thats bad because even if i dont like those type of game i play Dead space 2
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post #34 of 55
I think it could also be due to that EULA that is required. I hear you only get 5 limited activations? I know I've already used a second because I forgot to deactivate Dead Space 2 before I moved part of my steam folder . It made me sign the agreement again next launch.

Not that I'm saying this is a big deal, but some people could look at that and just be turned away by the fact you only get 5, heh.
post #35 of 55
I didn't buy Dead Space 2 because of the install limit DRM that limit the amount of times you can install it and forces you to deactivate it when your done with it. It even said on the Steam fineprint that you can install and play on 5 PC's at once which is a lie if you are buying it on Steam because Steam (which is also a DRM measure) cannot open on 5 PC's at once.

If you are going to put DRM in a game EA, put 1 DRM not two.
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post #36 of 55
I played Dead Space 1 and hated it. Seriously, I know - I didn't get far really. But all I did was running around in some kind of brownish metal corridors. Watching corridor after corridor of nothing but the occational dog-like-thing was really boring. I might try Dead Space 2 some other time as people say it's good.
Point being, maybe other's had the same idea as I had; "what is the point of this?".
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post #37 of 55
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Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone View Post
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news...n-Dead-Space-3

Very disappointing when games like those don't sell well. I think Dead Space series is one of the better horror type games out. I personally prefer it over Resident Evil, and I'm sure Resident evil outsells Dead Space by quite a large margin.
Why are you trolling? At least change the title because its 20000% misleading

Dead Space: ~2.000.000 in ~2 years.
Dead Space 2: ~2.000.000 in ~1 week.

Yeah, right, those sales are not good, sure thing. They are so terrible EA won't even bother releasing another one....


And fail to all the other posters that don't even bother reading the article this is all about
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I think Dead Space series is one of the better horror type games out.
Facepalm

Also, I was deeply offended by their immature advertising campaign about moms hating it.
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Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone View Post
Wasn't the main character a female? That is one of the reasons, seeing how most gamers are males and alot of males have problems playing female characters. I personally don't mind playing as a chick but alot of buyers do.
I would prefer to stare at the backside of a woman (though only pixels) for 12+ hours than a man...

Just my thought on that

EDIT: didnt bother reading the article as most of the time the OP doesnt post threads worth being thorough for. no offense
    
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I would prefer to stare at the backside of a woman (though only pixels) for 12+ hours than a man...

Just my thought on that

EDIT: didnt bother reading the article as most of the time the OP doesnt post threads worth being thorough for. no offense
Then you obviously aren't playing games properly, you should be looking at the area around the character to see incoming threats or where to go next.
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