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The problem is you can't really fight piracy. You only release DRM that hurts paying customers since the people who pirate never really have to deal with it (maybe for a few days or weeks if it is a new type of drm).

In all honesty they should remove DRM from games and make games cheaper and improve them to make people want to actually pay for the game.
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post #202 of 208
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Says the person with a high end machine. You got that for epeen or to use it? If it was to use it you're being pretty clever, because if your wish comes true the only thing left will be to Fold or run Boinc.
yes, i got it for epeen, as i proudly display it on the lower body of my post.

no i bought it a year ago to play video games and run and switch between autocad windows, video games and internet browsers quickly but im getting older and busier.

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If you don't use your machine for any form of video or audio editing I can give you my address, so you can mail me your things? I wouldn't mind a fourth machine like yours just for Boinc, especially as you don't play games on your PC.
$1200 (estimate) + S&H

notsrs
Edited by dontpwnmebro - 3/7/11 at 12:19am
post #203 of 208
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Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
It's simple.


If it sells: Good. See: Portal.

If it doesn't: Bad. See: Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days...at least if Yahtzee has anything to say about it. I tend to trust him more than other pro reviewers.




Why do people make it out like it's rocket science? It's not that hard.
Kane and Lynch 2 was amazing game with some innovative ideas. It has really unique camera work it makes everything look very realistic as if you were watching a cloverville movie, and the plot was one of the best when they got tortured and their girlfriend got killed, and the characters feel really nicely fleshed out no pun intended

It just got underrated because it wasn't 10000000 hours long.
Edited by Heret|c - 3/8/11 at 10:25pm
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Kane and Lynch 2 was amazing game. It has really unique camera work it makes everything look very realistic as if you were watching a cloverville movie, and the plot was one of the best when they got tortured and their girlfriend got killed, and the characters feel really nicely fleshed out no pun intended
K&L2 was a good game. I enjoyed the co-op and multiplayer game, but it was still a spray and pray game with a played out storyline. It wasn't anything to write home about.

That said, developers need to realize that story is the #1 seller with playability as a close second. Graphics follow up these traits, but we need releases that are very strong in the former.

That will make money.
post #205 of 208
Lol i get tired of seeing these things saying piracy is killing pc games, piracy is as bad on console as it is on pc if not worse it seems like xbox360 games and other console system games are leaked week or months befor the game release. That rarely happens on a pc game And if a user is smart enugh to pirate a game they probly are smart enugh to mod a system or pay someone to do it. What it really comes down to is pc gamers are smarter they dont buy crappy games that devs release unfinished and where most console gamers just jump at them and dont care.
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Kane and Lynch 2 was amazing game with some innovative ideas. It has really unique camera work it makes everything look very realistic as if you were watching a cloverville movie, and the plot was one of the best when they got tortured and their girlfriend got killed, and the characters feel really nicely fleshed out no pun intended

It just got underrated because it wasn't 10000000 hours long.
Kane & Lynch 2 didn't get a great reception because it was totally mediocre at best. Like Segovax said, it was pretty much just a spray and pray. I do like the characters, and the conversations Kane has with Lynch as you play, but gameplay-wise there isn't anything extraordinary there. I have a real love-hate relationship with the camera. Sometimes it helps to add some immersion and really get you in the moment, and other times it feels a little too wild and exhausting to follow. Also, the movie is Cloverfield! :B

I wouldn't really attribute its shortcomings to the length either. There are short games out there that are quite good, like Mirror's Edge or even the HL2 Episodes, and Portal.
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post #207 of 208
Here we go again with morons equating 1 pirated title to 1 lost sale. Thats utter crap, most people that pirate games aren't going to go out and buy it anyway.
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When people are young and don't have to put their own food on the table, they don't appreciate the work that goes into (most) 3d games
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