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Blizzard hasn't had anything original in the living memory of most OCNers.

Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo all started in the 1990s and haven't really done anything new since their inception.

This may as well be completely new territory for them. What makes people so sure they will succeed?

And by succeed I do not necessarily mean from a market share perspective. I don't own any ATVI, so I couldn't care less about how many idiots buy something because of brand fanaticism. A game succeeds if I find it entertaining.
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I'm not hating on it, just sayin':

http://www.gamingunion.net/news/battlefield-3-will-absolutely-blow-everyone-away--1075.html
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Originally Posted by Blameless;12645978 
Blizzard hasn't had anything original in the living memory of most OCNers.

Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo all started in the 1990s and haven't really done anything new since their inception.

This may as well be completely new territory for them. What makes people so sure they will succeed?

And by succeed I do not necessarily mean from a market share perspective. I don't own any ATVI, so I couldn't care less about how many idiots buy something because of brand fanaticism. A game succeeds if I find it entertaining.
To bad they don't just care about you. It doesn't matter what 1 person thinks. If they have the subscribers and the subscribers enjoy the game for whatever reason they have then it's successful. Anyways you entertaining is so vague that it could be multiple things that fit in 'entertaining'. Be more specific.
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If it's still tied to a monthly subscription, Jesus could write the code and I'd still not play it.
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Originally Posted by xXjay247Xx;12644992 
It will most likely be a great game on release, then fail 3 years down the road like wow did.

define fail
cuz most ppl dont think that wow is failing atm
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Originally Posted by Zen00;12646050 
If it's still tied to a monthly subscription, Jesus could write the code and I'd still not play it.

Same here. I respect that many (millions, the numbers don't lie) are willing to shell out the $15/month for a game like World of Warcraft, but I simply refuse to do so even though I could afford it. $15 x 12 months = $180 to play one game for a year. Pretty ridiculous in my opinion. I don't care how great the updating/features are, it's not worth $180. That's almost enough for a new generation CPU (2500k) every year. Edit: Actually, Microcenter has the 2500k for $180, so it IS enough.
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Originally Posted by Eduardv;12645061 
It is a succesfull franchise,no matter wich perspecrtive you look at it.

It is a FAIL in terms of gameplay itself.

And resource management.
   
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Originally Posted by Zen00;12646050 
If it's still tied to a monthly subscription, Jesus could write the code and I'd still not play it.

So, hypothetically, if Jesus descended to earth with the sole purpose of creating the best MMO in the universe, an MMO so good you would cry tears of manly joy just from reading the description of it, you still wouldn't play it for $15/month? You wouldn't pay $15/month to experience heaven on earth whenever you turned on your computer?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Artikbot;12646097 
It is a FAIL in terms of gameplay itself.

And resource management.

And yet...
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros;12646079 
Same here. I respect that many (millions, the numbers don't lie) are willing to shell out the $15/month for a game like World of Warcraft, but I simply refuse to do so even though I could afford it. $15 x 12 months = $180 to play one game for a year. Pretty ridiculous in my opinion. I don't care how great the updating/features are, it's not worth $180. That's almost enough for a new generation CPU (2500k) every year. Edit: Actually, Microcenter has the 2500k for $180, so it IS enough.

Of course, lets pay 50$ for SP game or w/e and it will last what.. 10-20 hours?

Atleast a P2P MMO can last for as long as you want..

Thats why I play MMOs, not exactly WoW tho.
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